City Amenities

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Spring at Quarry Park, Rocklin, CA

Rocklin is the preferred location to live, work and play in Placer County and the Greater Sacramento area, providing the amenities of larger cities while maintaining a close-knit, small town feel.

Those who call Rocklin home enjoy schools consistently listed with the best in the Sacramento region. Low crime rates and top-notch public safety departments have also placed Rocklin in the top 40 safest cities in California and made it one of Money Magazine’s Top 50 places to live in the United States. It’s also great for residents and visitors to know a park is located less than half a mile from every door in the city.

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Education

The Rocklin Unified School District is in the top 3 best public-school districts in the Sacramento region according to niche.com. 24 schools in Placer County, including nine in Rocklin, also score a 10/10 CA School Rating.

Learn more at rocklinusd.org and placercoe.org.

Rocklin is also home to Sierra College, one of the leading community colleges in transfer rates in CA, and William Jessup University, offering undergraduate and graduate programs.

An exterior view of the Whitney High School theater building in Rocklin, CA

Safety

The City of Rocklin’s Fire and Police Departments react rapidly to emergencies and maintain a professional, service-oriented perspective. The departments continuously communicate with the public and media and enjoy vigorous support from residents. Rocklin is one of the top 40 safest cities in CA according to safewise.com.

Rocklin Police Department vehicle parked outside Finnish Temperance Hall in Rocklin, CA

Healthcare

Rocklin and the surrounding region are home to familiar health care providers including Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, U.C. Davis Medical Group, Dignity Health, and more. These companies not only care for the people they serve but are major employers and community partners. U.C. Davis has long-term plans to expand their campus with a new 835,000 sq. ft. project near Hwy. 65 and Whitney Ranch Pkwy.

Sunset over the Placer Center for Health in Rocklin, CA

Recreation and Relaxation

One place that sets Rocklin apart is the Quarry District, which Redfin listed as one of the “10 Hottest Neighborhoods to Watch in 2020.” The area includes Quarry Park Adventures, a venue set in a historic rock quarry where all ages can climb, repel, zipline and traverse the 60-ft high granite walls. Learn more at quarrypark.com.

Unique dining options include The Chef’s Table, Wally’s Café, and the German-inspired Kathrin’s Biergarten. Residents can also grab a pint at the award-winning Moksa Brewing or sip a glass of wine at Cante Ao Vinho Winery.

The City of Rocklin also has 38 public parks in 20 square miles. Find interactive maps, recreation guides, historic tours and more at rocklin.ca.us/parks.

Family fun at Quarry Park Adventures in Rocklin, CA

City Partners

The Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce connects people to businesses. Whether it’s suggestions for unique retail offerings or a list of the exciting things happening in our community, like the annual Hot Chili and Cool Cars fest, stop by and say hello at rocklinchamber.com.

The Placer County Association of Realtors can also help people moving to the area find the perfect home. Find their realtors and listings at pcaor.com.

Children exploring the vintage cars at the Hot Chili Cool Cars annual event in Rocklin, CA