Shady Creek Retreat Center

18601 Pathfinder Way, Nevada City, CA 95959

ACCOMMODATIONS
Shared accommodations are available in A-frame cabins overlooking the creek and upper campus dorm rooms, encircling a central lawn. There will be approx. 3 women per room in the cabins and a few more in the dorm rooms. Camping is also an option, if you prefer. For special needs, there is additional lodging in rooms in the main building near the conference space. There are also a few private rooms ($195 additional cost) and double occupancy rooms ($95 additional cost/person). If you have roommate preference or need special sleeping arrangements, please send us an email letting us know.

For Ridesharing, see bottom of page.

Please follow the directions below!
The site is located off the beaten path, so web-based directions and GPS are consistently unreliable.

From the Yuba-Sutter Area
- From Marysville, take Highway 20 east toward Grass Valley.
- Turn left onto 20/49 East towards Nevada City.
- As you leave Nevada City, Turn left to continue on Hwy 49 towards Downieville.
- In approximately 10 ½ miles turn right on Tyler Foote Rd.  Watch for the sign to Malakoff Diggins’ State Park.
- In one mile turn right on Pathfinder Way.  Pathfinder Way will bring you into Shady Creek.

From the North
- From I-5 take Highway 99 south through Chico.
- Merge onto Highway 149 east to Oroville.
- Take Highway 70 s/w towards Marysville.
- Turn Left onto Woodruff Ln
- At the end of the road, turn left onto Hwy 20
- Turn Left to merge onto CA-20 E and drive approx 25 miles
- Turn Left onto CA-49 N.
- Turn LEFT after Broad St exit in Nevada City to STAY   on 49N (watch for signs)
- Wind down a winding road and go over the Yuba River 
- Wind up the road and then...
- Turn Right on Tyler Foote Rd.  (watch for the sign to Malakoff Diggins’ State Park)
- In one mile turn Right on Pathfinder Way.  Pathfinder Way will bring you into Shady Creek.

From the East
- Take I-80 out of Reno.
- Take Highway 20 to Nevada City/Grass Valley.  
- Just before entering Nevada City, Turn Right onto Hwy49 N. towards Downieville.
- In approximately 10 ½ miles, after you've winded down toward the river and winded your way back up, turn Right on Tyler Foote Rd (watch for the sign to Malakoff Diggins’ State Park)
- In one mile, turn Right on Pathfinder Way.  Pathfinder Way will bring you into Shady Creek.

From the Bay Area and Sacramento
- Take I-80 east towards Reno.
- Exit onto CA-49 N. in Auburn (towards Grass Valley/Neavda City).  Take 49 N for 25-30 minutes (approx 25 mies).
- As you drive through Nevada City, after the "Broad St" exit, Turn left (90 degree turn with a turn lane) to continue on Hwy 49 N. towards Downieville. (*This is an important turn and easily missed.)
- In approximately 10 ½ miles, after winding your way and crossing the river and winding a bit more, turn Right on Tyler Foote Rd.  (Watch for the sign to Malakoff Diggins’ State Park.)
- In one mile turn Right on Pathfinder Way.  Pathfinder Way will bring you into Shady Creek.

"As with everything in nature, if your life isn’t supported by a grounded source of energy, it will wither and lose its vitality."
~Sonia Choquette

Yuba River photo ©2013 Tucker Hammerston