Maps/Directions

Shady Creek Outdoor School – Driving Instructions

Please follow the directions below! Our site is located off the beaten path, so web-based directions and GPS are consistently unreliable.

From the Yuba-Sutter Area

– From Marysville, take Highway 20 east toward Grass Valley.

– Turn left onto 20/49 East towards Nevada City.

– As you leave Nevada City, Turn left to continue on Hwy 49 towards Downieville.

– In approximately 10 ½ miles turn right on Tyler Foote Rd.  Watch for the sign to Malakoff Diggins’ State Park.

– In one mile turn right on Pathfinder Way.  Pathfinder Way will bring you into Shady Creek.

 

From the North

– From I-5 take Highway 99 south through Chico.

– Merge onto Highway 149 east to Oroville.

– Take Highway 70 south towards Marysville.

– Take the Oro-Dam Blvd. exit and turn left into Oroville.

– Turn right on Olive Highway/CA 162.

– Turn right onto Miners Ranch Road.

– Turn left onto Oroville Bangor Hwy. This road becomes Los Verjeles Rd.

– Turn left on Loma Rica Rd.

– Turn left onto Marysville Rd.

– Turn right to stay on Marysville Rd./CR-E20.

– Turn right onto CA-49,

– Turn left on Tyler Foote Rd.  Watch for the sign to Malakoff Diggins’ State Park.

– In one mile turn right on Pathfinder Way.  Pathfinder Way will bring you into Shady Creek.

 

From the East

– Take I-80 out of Reno.

– Take Highway 20 to Nevada City/Grass Valley.

– Turn right onto Hwy49 towards Downieville.

– In approximately 10 ½ miles turn right on Tyler Foote Rd.  Watch for the sign to Malakoff Diggins’ State Park.

– In one mile turn right on Pathfinder Way.  Pathfinder Way will bring you into Shady Creek.

 

From Sacramento

– Take I-80 east towards Reno.

– Exit left onto CA-49 in Auburn.

– As you leave Nevada City, Turn left to continue on Hwy 49 towards Downieville.

– In approximately 10 ½ miles turn right on Tyler Foote Rd.  Watch for the sign to Malakoff Diggins’ State Park.

– In one mile turn right on Pathfinder Way.  Pathfinder Way will bring you into Shady Creek.