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Ordinance update for the American River Parkway:



Camp Pollock is managed in accordance with the American River Parkway Plan. This ordinance update applies to all activities, events and reservations at Camp Pollock. 

NO Campfires - Campfires and any ground fires are strictly prohibited.

NO Smoking - Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the American River Parkway, except:

·     Designated Picnic Areas

·     Asphalt trails and surfaces

·     Levee and levee tops

·     Golf courses

Restrictions on BBQ’s

·     All Gas BBQ’s are permitted at designated picnic areas and designated beaches.

·     Charcoal and wood BBQ’s are permitted in designated picnic areas only.

·     ALL BBQ’s are prohibited in open space areas.

S.C.O. 936.058 (C,D)


Fire Permits are required for all campfires.  Campfires are ONLY permitted in certain areas of the Camp Pollock Property, for paid and approved overnight camping reservations. To have a fire at Camp Pollock renters must meet BOTH requirements:  

1. Acquire a burn permit from CAL FIRE www.preventwildfireca.org/Campfire-Permit. Please send a digital copy of CAL FIRE Burn Permit to Sacramento Valley Conservancy at camppollock@sacramentovalleyconservancy.org and khopkins@sacramentovalleyconservancy.org. Please print and keep a paper copy while on site. 

2. Campfires will only be allowed if also authorized by Sacramento County Regional Parks. SVC will obtain the campfire Compliance Review from Sacramento County Regional Parks Department IF renter requests upon booking. 

P.O. Box 163351
Sacramento, CA 95816
info@sacramentovalleyconservancy.org