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Event:   History Hike: The Settlers of Deer Creek Hills CANCELED    
Start Date:   Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time:   9:30am - 1:00pm
Location:   Deer Creek Hills Preserve
Limit:   20 people
Deadline:   2/2/2019

This event has been canceled due to projected rains. The hike has been reschedule to Saturday, February 16th. Please refer to the calendar to register for this make-up date.


Real life Solomon Miser will take you from his homestead into the hills of Deer Creek to reminisce about coming to California before the gold rush, the wagon train he led West and his neighbors and early settlers like Jared Sheldon, Bill Daylor and William Hartnell.

Join Deer Creek Hills historian David Scharlach as he tells of the amazing first owners of Deer Creek Hills including a cowboy Casanova, a drunken scoundrel and murderer, the intrepid teenage daughter (and survivor) of George Donner and the rancher whose fight with the government over this land went right up to the U. S. Supreme Court.

This outing will take you over a moderate 3-mile hike. Gates open at 8:45, hike out by 9:30, back by 1pm.

Important Documents:

Please register for this outing below. SVC cannot guarantee the gates will be open, unless a reservation to attend is made in advance (minimum one week).

Additional questions please contact SVC staff at (916) 612-3719.



P.O. Box 163351
Sacramento, CA 95816