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Ancil Hoffman Park

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great local park to visit

Many types of animals and flora and gorgeous river views. Picnic tables to fit small or large... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
John W
Carmichael, California
Wildlife galore!

Ancil Hoffman has a great 3.0 walking trail around the entire park. Effie Yeaw Nature Center is... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Carmichael, California
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Many types of animals and flora and gorgeous river views. Picnic tables to fit small or large groups.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a huge park! There is a golf course; the park is next to the river and there are plenty of walking trails. It is a lovely place to take a long walk and see wildlife and nature surrounded by a community. My wife...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dave L
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Ancil Hoffman has a great 3.0 walking trail around the entire park. Effie Yeaw Nature Center is the best in Sacramento. The county golf course is the best public course in the city. The nature area and access to the American River is excellent. Don't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JoeCarmichael
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I was visiting the area and saw there was a bird walk scheduled. I am very glad I stopped by. The park is so nice. You have to pay $5 to park, self pay both near golf course. The visitor center is a nice little...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Edward V
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The park is located in the Carmichael area and offers lots of nature to see. There's actualy a little nature center that most people don't even know is tucked away inside. The park cost $5 to drive in and park, but if you're going to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PNCEngineering
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Lovely park with access to the American river. Great way to enjoy the day,Hiking, biking or riding your horse.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mommason4
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Having lived on the hill over the park for 40 years, I know the park very well. It is 396 acres of grass lawns, hiking/biking/riding trails, access to the American River, playing fields, and an 18 hole golf course, named by Golf Digest as one...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RMF325
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a great 3 Mile loop around the park and through Effie Yaw park. Lots of wildlife to see and running by the river

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank cyoshida23
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I've lived next to Ancill Hoffman Park for many years. I don't golf but I walk in the park on the horse trail nearly every single day including along the American River. Wildlife and fauna of revery season makes every walk enjoyable. And there is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Robin B
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Still a nice park. I have been going there for more than 50 years. It hasn't changed much over the years.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Jolene C
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Response from Edward V | Reviewed this property |
More of a hiking and exploring area. Places to be on the ground near the river, most rocky shoreline.