Only 8 miles from Sacramento, CA, Rio Linda is a commuter’s dream location. It is located southwest of Roseville. Rio Linda was originally known as Dry Creek Station, a stop on the Northern Electric Railroad. Settled by Germans and Scandinavians, Rio Linda came to be known for excellent poultry. See further information here.
Sacramento Northern Bike Trail
This is a 10-mile-long paved bike trail. What could be more pleasant – no gravel to slip on! This trail connects Rio Linda with downtown Sacramento. Discover facts about North Highlands, CA: A Short Commute and a Super Museum.
Rio Linda Recreation and Park District
The Parks and Rec department offers aquatic lessons and aquatic sports to the community. It also offers many other different kinds of day camps and activities for people of all ages, from the youngest kids who enjoy playgrounds all the way up to seniors who enjoy chair yoga.
The Seed Library
Here’s an unusual item – Rio Linda has a seed library. Members of the community are asked to collect seeds from whatever they grow and donate them to the seed library. In exchange, they are allowed to choose whatever seeds they would like to try. It’s all free. The long-term goal is to have a huge selection of seeds that work well in the Rio Linda climate.
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