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Greenhorn Park

Greenhorn Road, Yreka, CA
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Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Yreka
Type: Parks
Most recent review
- May 30, 2014
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Yreka, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Greenhorn Park is a nice place to go for a walk, play soccer, or enjoy a BBQ. The lake has fish, ducks, turtles, and now pelicans. It is very pleasant there.

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Yreka, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We moved here not too long ago and we have fallen in love with this park. We practically come here everyday to walk the dog, ride bikes or trail run. I have not fished here yet, but have heard that it has many fish in the lake. The grounds are clean as are the restrooms. We joined one of the... More

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Centralia, Washington, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

fun park, nice walking area and trails. lots of toys for the kids the Yreka assay office, water wheel and mining items were very cool. would defiantly visit again

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Yreka, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Greenhorn park is a interesting place folk lore tells tall tails of how the park was created many boast it was mining that formed the lake which is partly true seeing that yreka was part of the gold rush,the lake is part of a long creek that feeds cold mountain snow melt and rain run off.If gold is what you... More

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Yreka, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Greenhorn Park is the gem of Yreka. Our family practically lives here in the summer. Love the shaded running/hiking/biking trails, paved trail around the lake, 2 parks, old miners town, and the lake where we fish, kayak, and feed the geese. Absolutely the best Yreka has to offer.

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Hoopa, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We went here for a small picnic with friends and then went for a walk around the lake. Not the greatest park, but not bad as well

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Yreka, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The lake is really quite beautiful, with lots of waterfowl, and a nice hiking trail around the lake. There are also multiple playgrounds, a horsehoe pit, and places to play ball. The bathrooms are kept spotless, and the park always feels safe. Whether we go there to walk our dog, or to picnic, or for a concert, we always enjoy... More

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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We wanted a little day trip for a hike (coming from Medford) and this turned out to be a great spot. The park is well maintained, lots of historic artifacts, a great reservoir with fishing, and excellent walking trails. We also encountered several mountain bikers (all very pleasant and respectful). Overall, we spent about an hour hiking. This is a... More

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Yreka, California
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Arboretum, great reservoir for views and fishing, hiking trails amd a suberb collection of mining-era buildings resembling a 19th century mining village. Green lawns, picnicking areas and plenty for kids to safely explore.

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Weed, CA
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11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

It's a pretty location but too much bird poop. It's hard to walk because of it.

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