Railhead Park

Railhead Park was once a busy railroad yard where the Mountain Quarries narrow gauge connected to the Southern Pacific main line. Here’s where tons of limestone was brought out of the American River Canyon. During World War II the rail-yard was a detention facility for prisoners of war. Today it hosts baseball and soccer games and is a local place for remote control plane enthusiasts. Located along Pacific street between Sacramento street and Overlook Park, it is a good place to start a bike ride or run into the China Bar area using the abandoned dam construction road.

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