Cache Creek is a popular destination for whitewater rafting and kayaking. Jim Rose/Courtesy photo

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Wet and wild

This year has been dedicated as Tuleyome’s year of “Celebrating Our Public Lands” in commemoration of both the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the 150th anniversary of the California state park system.

At Tuleyome, the board and staff believe that “everyone deserves access to the outdoors.” Tuleyome’s national award-winning program, Home Place Adventures, encourages people of all ages to become more connected to and involved with the natural world that surrounds us.

The program provides not only engaging outdoor experiences and service projects that encourage local youths to become leaders in conservation, sustainability and land stewardship, but also offers the public free guided hikes and outings. Tuleyome’s goal is to educate and empower the community to care for and help protect the land and resources that we enjoy and on which we depend.

To that end, the nonprofit regularly leads hikes for the public in and around the Cache Creek Wilderness area (except in the very hot summer months), and in May will be hosting a camping trip to the Snow Mountain Wilderness. (Reservations are required.)

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