Gold River is made up of 900 converted acres adjacent to the American River. A unique community offering the best in modern living painted with the beauty of the natural surroundings. An innovative community blending the riches of the past with the vision of the future.

Gold River is a census-designated place in Sacramento County, California. The population was 7,812 at the 2010 census, down from 8,023 at the 2000 census. Gold River is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area.


With so many local activities to choose from, it’s not hard to see why Gold River openly welcomes anyone with a heart for nature and an active lifestyle.  Whether you’re looking for an easy walking path or a long bike trail, the Gold River Nature Trails are bound to have something just for you.  The Gold River Racquet Club houses 20 well-lit tennis courts, 4 pools, 2 racquetball courts, 2 squash courts, a fitness center, a Children’s Play Center and so much more.  The Sacramento State Aquatic Center is also an incredible place for all kinds of water activities like paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing and even wind surfing.  But if food is your thing, then you’re in luck!  Gold River restaurants cater to just about everyone’s taste including American, Italian, Mexican and Japanese cuisines.  Click on the links below to find exactly what you’re looking for!


Gold River is largely a community of young, active adults.  With nearly 6,400 people under the age of 65 and only 1,557 of retirement age or older, its easy to see why it’s known for it’s active lifestyle.  Despite all the neighborhood activities, it still maintains it’s quiet, peaceful serenity.  You’ll find pieces of this world’s natural beauty painted everywhere you look.  The community is also blessed with two amazing educational facilities where children K-12 are welcomed with open arms.

  • Quiet
  • Active lifestyle
  • Painted with Nature
  • Schools