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    American River Parkway - William Pond Recreation Area

    5700 Arden Way
    Carmichael, CA 95608

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    William B. Pond recreation area is one of the most well established and popular parks along the river. Physically handicapped anglers can access the large, man-made fishing pond via a specialized fishing pier and ramp. Paved walking trails gently slope around the park, leaving no barrier between enjoyment of nature and every park visitor.

    Fast Facts:
    -This area was named after the first Regional Parks Director, William B....

    William B. Pond recreation area is one of the most well established and popular parks along the river. Physically handicapped anglers can access the large, man-made fishing pond via a specialized fishing pier and ramp. Paved walking trails gently slope around the park, leaving no barrier between enjoyment of nature and every park visitor.

    Fast Facts:
    -This area was named after the first Regional Parks Director, William B. Pond
    -Harold Richey Memorial Bridge connects this site with River Bend Park
    -This park connects with the American River Bike Trail, and is an excellent spot to rest for a picnic lunch in the comfortable group picnic areas.
    -Anglers and nature lovers will find much to do at William B. Pond. A large, man-made fishing pond stocked with trout and catfish and home to bass, bluegill, and tule perch will excite fishing enthusiasts.
    -Educators and outdoorsy types will find many habitats to explore, from riparian (riverside) forests and warm ponds to fields and swift, chilly rapids.



    Full map and directions


    Hours:

    The park is open year-round from sunrise to sunset.


    Parking Information:

    Parking fees are collected year-round, even on special event days and on weekends. Special Event fees vary by event.
    Park Fees:
    -$5 Vehicle
    -$3 Small Watercraft Launch Fee
    -$10 Vehicle + Trailer or Oversized Vehicle (over 22 feet)
    -$20 Bus
    Self-payment is required if no fee collector is present.


    There is no accessibility service information available at this time.


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