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Nice to look around before a trip down the river.

My 10 year old grandson and I wandered around all the old buildings and went across the bridge. My... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Newman, California
Nice park for river hikes

This is a nice place to hike, next to the Stanislaus River. Several different trails. Only downside... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Joe H
Manteca, California
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Jun 30, 2018
“Nice to look around before a trip down the river.”
Nov 6, 2017
“Nice park for river hikes”
Nine scenic parks along the river as it stretches from the Sierra Nevada foothills to the San Joaquin River.
17968 Covered Bridge Rd, Knights Ferry, CA 95361-7893
+1 209-881-3517
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

My 10 year old grandson and I wandered around all the old buildings and went across the bridge. My grandson really enjoyed reading all the signs that had the historical information.

Thank jshinnick2018
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Passing through on your way to Yosemite? Here is a pleasant picnic area which even on a Sunday in holiday season was quiet. The river is clear and cool and great for a bracing dip. The covered bridge and ruined power plant make interesting diversions...More

1  Thank BadgerCT
Reviewed November 6, 2017

This is a nice place to hike, next to the Stanislaus River. Several different trails. Only downside is no trail maps.

Thank Joe H
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Really enjoyed our trip this year to the Stanislaus River via River Rafting. The time on the water was great and so pretty.

Thank Shareen C
Reviewed August 30, 2017

If you are in the area or driving by headed to yosemite STOP and see the bridge! its amazing. I am always awestruck with how nice it is.

1  Thank MikeinMalibu
Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is a nice place to do some hiking and relaxing. The covered bridge and it's history is great. The visitor center/museum is very nice too.

Thank cawthra916
Reviewed January 18, 2017

I would like to go back to this park area and explore some more, there seem to be miles of walking trails to enjoy year round, and lots of fun family things to do in the summer months. My visit was in winter, and it...More

Thank CTBCalifornia
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We go see the Salmon run up the river each year. If you want the best view go to the concrete highway bridge on the way into town from 120. You will often see Salmon in the shallows. An interesting phenomenon and it happens every...More

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed September 7, 2016

It's a very interesting park, you have access to the Stanislaus River, tables for pick nick and next to it is the Knight Ferry Covered Bridge. It also has vary hiking trails, it's nice to be with the family

Thank aztec72
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A beautiful experience the history of the covered bridge, the people panning for gold! and many places for lunch w/ a view and the beauty of the Stanislaus.

Thank helenserio
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Marisol B
March 13, 2017|
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Response from CTBCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There is park land on both sides of the river, joined by the historic covered bridge. The visitor center is on the north (farther from the highway 120 road, closer to the town) side of the river, with a parking area and... More
February 10, 2015|
Response from Kittyz12 |
I have a question do you guys have a dam in knigth ferry?