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GRASS VALLEY TRAILS, LAKE, PARKS, GOLF/TENNIS R E C R E A T I O N Lake EMPIRE MINE STATE HISTORIC PARK: Twelve miles of trails that range from easy to an all-day exploration. Hardrock, Osborn Hill and Union Hill Trails all pass the remains of former mining operations. See Page 25 for directions to park, trail map available at Visitor Center. (530) 273-8522; empiremine.org ROLLINS LAKE: Day use, hiking, boat rentals, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, boat ramps. Campgrounds: Long Ravine (530) 346-6166; Orchard Springs (530) 364-0073; Peninsula (530) 477-9413; Greenhorn (530) 272-6100. For lake access from Grass Valley, take Hwy. 174 approx. 8-11 miles to several access points around lake. LITTON TRAIL: Two miles one way. In-town, easy and popular. Trailhead: Hughes Road, ¼ mile south of Ridge Road, street parking. Can also be accessed where trail crosses Sierra College Drive near Fire Station ¼ mile from East Main Street. Public Parks KENNY RANCH TRAILS: Wildflower Ridge Trail 0.9 mile, Rough & Ready Ditch Trail 1.0 mile. Both easy. Full loop using both 2.6 miles. Trailheads near intersection of the Rough & Ready Hwy. and Ridge Road, 1.4 miles from downtown Grass Valley. Information Bear Yuba Land Trust: bylt.org More Trails Pages 88 & 89 CONDON PARK: Eighty acres, hiking trails (info at bylt.org), disc golf course, arbore- tum, playground, pond, skate park, picnic areas, on-leash dog trail, off-leash dog park. Entrance on Minnie Street off Butler Street. Rollins Lake Trails MEMORIAL PARK: Playground, picnic areas, swimming pool, Veterans’ Memorial Wall. Hwy. 174 a few minutes from downtown. DEVERE MAUTINO COMMUNITY PARK: Playground, walking trail, basketball court, picnic tables, open space. Alta Street between West Main Street and Ridge Road. Golf/Tennis NEVADA COUNTY COUNTRY CLUB: Semi-private, 9 holes. Entrance 1040 E. Main St., (530) 273-6436. TENNIS COURTS: Memorial Park, Devere Mautino Park (also pickleball). PARKS: (530) 477-6483 Condon Park Dog Park Nevada County Country Club N E VA D A C O U N T Y G O L D . c o m 29