Guided Hike

Join us for a hike in the Sierra Nevada! Check back here for location and hike details.

Modesto Rec Fest

Join us for a variety of FREE family-friendly recreation opportunities in Legion Park in and along the Tuolumne River!

Activities include:

  • Paddling
  • Bike Rides
  • Fun Runs
  • Orienteering
  • Nature Walks
  • Fishing
  • Kite Flying
  • Disc Golf
  • Community Restoration Project
  • and More!

Bring your bikes, kites, fishing poles, and/or canoes – or use ours – and join in the fun! All activities will have two options: a guided tour or training at a specific time and meeting place, as well as on-going self-guided options.  Details about each activity will be available at the registration table.

Snacks provided. Picnic lunches encouraged.

We need your help! If you would like to volunteer, please fill out this short form:

Event entrance, parking, registration and general information will be located at 1200 Tioga Drive. For a parking map, please click here

Snowshoe Hike

Tuolumne River Trust is leading a free interpretive snowshoe hike at Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest.  Participants will learn about natural and human history, snow hydrology, and  plant and animal adaptations in the Tuolumne River Watershed.

LOCATION CLARIFICATION: Those interested in this hike should meet at 9 am at the Crabtree Trailhead located off of Dodge Ridge Road just before the entrance of the Dodge Ridge parking lot. (1 Dodge Ridge Rd, Pinecrest, CA 95364). Tuolumne River Trust staff and volunteers will be present to help direct you to the right location. DO NOT navigate to Crabtree Trailhead, as there are two separate locations that can appear on GPS.We will arrive back at the dodge ridge parking lot around 12 pm, so we encourage hikers to pack a lunch, snacks, and plenty of water.


It is important that you dress appropriately, in warm clothes and layers.  Depending on amount of snowfall, snowshoes will be necessary, but not provided. Participants are responsible for bringing their own snowshoes.

You can rent snowshoes at Heidi’s for $15 or Dodge Ridge for $25 dollars, this price includes poles.  Other options for snowshoe rentals include any REI for $20 or Sierra Nevada Adventure Co. in Sonora for $20.  Please note that you must arrive at 9 am with your snowshoes in hand and ready to hike. 

Hikers will be required to sign a liability waiver. Minors will be required to hike with a parent.


Snowshoe Hike

Join us for a snowshoe hike in the Sierra Nevada on Saturday, January 26th!

We will be meeting in Pinecrest at the Crabtree Trail Head located off of Dodge Ridge Road just before the entrance of the Dodge Ridge parking lot.

Snowshoes will not be provided, but can rented through Dodge Ridge, Sierra Nevada Adventure Company, or REI. The hike will start 9 am, so please be ready with snowshoes at that time.

Participating hikers will be required to sign a liability waiver. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Space is limited to 25 people. Register today to ensure your spot.

For questions, please contact Seth at or (949)-533-2346.

See you at the trailhead!