Things to do in Auberry, California

November 30, 2016

Auberry is located on Little Sandy Creek. The Auberry post office was established in 1884, and following moves in 1887 and 1888, it was located at its present site in 1906. The place is named for Al Yarborough and is spelled phonetically as his name was pronounced.  9.5mi west of Shaver Lake Height. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,053 people, 722 households, and 539 families residing.

Here are a few of the many things to do in and around Auberry: 

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1. Sierra National Forrest

The Sierra National Forest, located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada, is known for its spectacular mountain scenery and abundant natural resources. The Sierra National Forest encompasses more than 1.3 million acres between 900 and 13,986 feet in elevation.  Over a thousand miles of trails are in the Sierra National Forest – enough to keep a hiker, horseback rider or backpacker happy season after season.  The trails range from well-maintained, groomed walking paths to rocky, rugged, unmaintained routes through the Forest’s highest reaches.  

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2. Shaver Lake

Shaver Lake offers great summer sports, activities and events along the shores of our quaint California mountain lake.  Shaver Lake is a popular recreational lake surrounded by thick pine forests. Operated by Southern California Edison it provides opportunities for boating camping, hiking, fishing, sightseeing.  A public boat launching ramp is maintained by Fresno County at the north end of the lake. Camp Edison also has boat launching facilities for its paying customers. A handicap boat access is available near Sierra Marina at the north end of the lake. 

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3. Millerton Lake

Millerton Lake is an artificial lake near the town of Friant about 15 mi offers great boating, camping, and fishing to Central California residents. It has swimming and water skiing, hiking, and other outdoor recreation, including Bald Eagle Boat Tours in the winter. State Recreation Area Fees: Vehicle Entrance: $10   ($12 on holiday weekends)   Seniors: $9, Power Boat Launch Fee: $7
A place where many family's come during the summer to enjoy the best nature has to offer. 


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4. Stonehouse Tavern

Located in lovely downtown Auberry, in a building that has seen the heyday of the boomtown when the saw mill employed 300 people and there were more bars than churches. Throughout the years it had been a variety of bars and restaurants, culminating with Stonehouse Tavern.  There are pool tables, darts and horseshoe pits in our huge fenced patio area. Every Friday, Music By Melvin, the best karaoke around. Live bands play twice a month on Saturday nights, with a huge variety of music.

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5. 
Auberry Branch Library
Known for its Native American Collection, amphitheater and outdoor gathering space.  33049 Auberry Road, Auberry, CA 93602 (559) 855-8523