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Maidu Grinding Rock Ride - C31 (BK)
Join us on a trip to the past from Maidu Park.<br /><br />We will be stopping at the Grinding Rock site in Springview Park in Rocklin. This is the location of many mortar holes in bedrock, used by the Nisenan culture for 1500 years, up to the late 1800's, to grind acorns, etc.<br /><br />Our food stop will be at Peet's or Whole Foods in the Fountains.<br /><br />We will have to take a short detour along Atlantic Ave to avoid a closed section of the Miners Ravine trail.<br /><br />9AM start<br /><br />Route name: *Peets at Fountains-1A (via Grinding Rocks)-with Miner's Ravine Trail Detour <br />Route URL: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38363134<br />31 miles with 1200 ft of climbing<br /><br />The RWGPS route includes a photos of the mortar site<br /><br />Some info about the Nisenan culture can be found at<br />https://rocklinhistorical.org/rocklin_history_series/Nisenan,%20Rocklin%27s%20Earliest%20Culture.pdf<br />https://rocklinhistorical.org/rocklin_history_series/Huff%27s%20Spring.pdf
Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 9:00 AM until 12:30 PM
Maidu Regional Park. Enter Park, then jog right/left into parking lot to park and start
1550 Maidu Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
Registration is not Required