Capturing the beauty of Nevada City & beyond.
Nevada City, CA

Photo Walks are free events put on by Kial James of Nevada City Scenics and Erin Thiem of Outside Inn / Inn Town Campground. We invite you to check out the 2019 Photo Walk Schedule. Locations and times will vary. All levels of photographers welcome!

We like to think these are an opportunity to meet other like-minded folks who enjoy taking photos while getting outside. Hope to see you out there!

2019 Photo Walk Schedule

Hirschman Pond - Sunday, February 3, 3pm

(Hirschman Photo Walk Gallery)

Crystal Hermitage Gardens at Ananda - Thursday, April 18, 6-8pm

Join Kial James of Nevada City Scenics and Mai Lee, Crystal Hermitage Marketing Manager and Ananda resident for a private photo walk of Ananda Village and Crystal Hermitage Gardens. Enjoy plenty of photographic opportunities during this private event. The blooms should be amazing this time of year, bring your camera or smart phone to capture the beauty. The Photo Walk will wind down while we take in an epic expansive view of the mountains beyond at sunset. If you’re a night photographer hang out for a solo night to capture a fantastic expansive shot of the Milky Way. Tickets will be limited to 50 participants only, so pre-purchase early. Once we’ve met our limit of 50, tickets will no longer be sold for this private Photo Walk. SOLD OUT

(Crystal Hermitage Photo Walk Gallery)

Inn Town Campground - Sunday, May 19, 3pm

Inn Town Campground, 9 Kidder Ct.  Please park outside the campground on New Mohawk and walk into the campground and meet at the Commons.

Empire Mine State Historic Park - Saturday, June 1, 10-12pm

Join Kial James of Nevada City Scenics and Erin Thiem of Outside Inn/Inn Town Campground for a sauntering at Empire Mine State Historic Park. From the Bourn Cottage to the incredible fountains and expansive gardens, this is one you won't want to miss. Pre-purchase tickets for guaranteed entry into the Park for this event. Photography permit fees from CA Dept. of Parks and Recreation have been waived for this event only*. Limited to first 50 attendees only. Please, no tripods or lighting equipment. Ticket prices include entry and EventBrite service fee.

*In accordance with State Parks, this Photo Walk is for amateurs only, professional photographers; we kindly ask that you have a permit. Instructions on Photo Permits here. No tripods or lighting equipment allowed.

Purchase tickets.

Nevada City Fall Colors - Saturday, October 12, 9am

Fall colors in downtown Nevada City, meet at the public parking area at the bottom of Nevada Street across the street from the Deer Creek Inn.

Holiday Lights in Downtown Nevada City - Saturday, December 7, 4pm

Holiday light photo walk, meet at the Outside Inn, please park in downtown Nevada City and walk to the motel to meet.

Previous Photo Walk Locations

Crystal Hermitage Gardens at Ananda

Empire Mine State Park

Hirschman Pond

Downtown Nevada City

49 Crossing at the Yuba River

Empire Mine State Park

Sugarloaf Mountain

InnTown Campground

Malakoff Diggins State Park

Riverhill Farm

Smith Vineyard

Buttermilk Bend Trail, Yuba River

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Gallery of Previous Photo Walks