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Over a Mile of ADA-Accessible Trails to Open in SWRA Aug 17

The City of Rocklin will officially open Phase 1 of the East Trails at the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area on Wednesday, August 17, at 9 a.m., adding approximately 1.1 miles of ADA-accessible pathways for people to enjoy.

Phase I of the East Trails offer viewing access to approximately 30 additional acres of the SWRA and will nearly double the length of general paths available to residents in the park after Phase II is complete.


Aug. 9 City Council Recap
SWRA East Trails Phase II, Quarry Park Adventures Reports

Contract for Rehabilitation of SWRA East Trails Phase II Approved

The City Council approved a contract to complete rehabilitation of the final section of the East Trails at the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area on Tuesday night. The contract will be awarded to Consolidated Engineering for $720,722 with an additional 15% contingency, as required by Rocklin codes, if needed.

The project consists of the removal broken asphalt pathways and repaving more than a mile of trails with accessibility upgrades at the SWRA.


Farron St. to Close Aug. 12-17 at Railroad Tracks for Union Pacific Repairs

Farron St. will be closed at the Union Pacific railroad tracks from Friday, Aug, 12 through Wednesday, Aug. 17, for Union Pacific to conduct track repairs.

The round-the-clock closure will necessitate detours to access the Johnson-Springview Park neighborhoods and Front St. at Farron St.  Motorists are encouraged to detour using Sunset Blvd. and 3rd St.

Front St. businesses can also be accessed by detouring to Bush St. from Pacific St., talking a left on Rocklin Rd. and then a left on Front St.

For more information, please contact Union Pacific foreman John Miller at (916) 365-6797 or RoadSafe Tech Alphonso Davis at (775) 291-4642.

Start Date August 12
End Date August 17
Type of Alert Road Closure
Reason Railroad track repair
Time of Day 24 hours
Project Lead Union Pacific Railroad
Notes Contact: UPRR Foreman Josh Miller (916) 365-6797
RoadSafe Tech Alphonso Davis (775) 291-4642



Free Farmers Markets
Sponsored by The Placer Food Bank Feed Our Future Program

Placer Food Bank volunteers at the Free Farmer's Market at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin

Free Farmers Market in Rocklin! Now offering a drive-thru service due to the current public health crisis. Click the Read More for more info!


Patriot Day
Rocklin Quarry Park

This event is to recognize and honor all police officers, firefighters, first responders, and members of the military. We use this rare opportunity to join with neighbors and friends to express our gratitude to those who enrich our community and safeguard us.

Where:  Rocklin Quarry Park, 4000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677

When: September 11, 2022   |   11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Movies in the Park
Various Parks in Rocklin

Bring the entire family, blankets, and chairs to enjoy a free movie under the stars! Food trucks will be there before the movie begins to have a yummy dinner or snack.


Hot Chili & Cool Cars
Quarry Park

The Rocklin Chamber’s Hot Chili & Cool Cars is back!  This annual event is a favorite for residents, visitors, classic car enthusiasts and chili aficionados.