Johnson Springview is an expansive park with a network of gravel roads, dirt paths and open grass fields surrounding a disc golf course that sits underneath an oak tree canopy. Complete with play structures for the kids and a picnic area, this park is outfitted for all day CX fun.
LangeTwins Winery has become a staple venue in the Sacramento Cyclocross calendar, and is back again for 2016. There are some run-ups and great off camber hills, and the crew at LangeTwins always takes hosting to a whole new level. Look for another great course with contributions from pro cyclist Cody Kaiser, and wine tasting for those 21+ in The Press Room.
The center piece of this sprawling park has a large pond encircled by a paved walkway. A year-round creek meanders through the north end of the park, and playground and picnic areas are nested in shaded areas. The park also features an 18-hole Frisbee golf course, considered one of the best in northern California. Picnic tables are scattered through out the park on rolling terrain.
This compact park has perfectly spaced trees to weave through and more elevation change than you'd think. There's the "challenge" run-up, plenty of off-camber opportunities and the sand pit to challenge your skills on a traditional grass course.
Located at the base of the Sierra Foothills, Bass Lake Golf Course provides beautiful views of the Sacramento Valley below. The club house sits on a plateau with a view of the entire venue, where you can kick back in the gazebo and relax with refreshments.
Miller Park packs a punch in a narrow space. This sliver of park by the marina offers up a blank canvas of grass for the course designer to challenge you in many different ways. There's enough hillside to keep your legs burning and the change of the tides in the river will keep things exciting.
Gibson Ranch Park has become a staple venue on the Sacramento Cyclocross calendar. It's a massive park with rolling grassy hills and one of the more technical hillsides of the season is a 'crossers paradise.