Parkside Church

Peak Ministries at Parkside Church

“Nature to a saint is sacramental. If we are children of God, we have a tremendous treasure in Nature. In every wind that blows, in every night and day of the year, in every sign of the sky, in every blessing and in every withering of the earth, there is a real coming of God to us if we will simply use our starved imaginations to realize it.”  – Oswald Chambers

Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD,
To the house of the God of Jacob; He will teach us His ways, And we shall walk in His paths. Isaiah 2:3

Whether you are looking for a family outing, a physical challenge, or a chance to meet some very nice people; come hike, pedal, or paddle with us.

Get off the couch, into the sun, with the wind in your hair and bugs in your teeth … wait a minute … scratch that … Join us for some hiking, biking, camping, and whatever else beckons us outdoors. But be careful … you never know where the trail might lead you!

All trips leave from Parkside Church unless otherwise indicated. Always check the website for the latest trip details. The website is also the place to find out about spur of the moment outings.

Peak Ministry Activities

July 4th-8th – Backpacking
Warner Mountains. This remote section of NE CA features ridge top views of both Shasta and Nevada. Destination: Patterson Lake. See Tom Rae for details.

July 28th 9:00am – Kayaking
Lake Clementine – Come prepared for a day on the lake with food, water, sunscreen. Rentals available at Sierra Outdoor Center, 440 Lincoln Way.

August 11th 8:00am – Day Hike
Island Lake Get out of the heat on this hike from Bowman Road past 3 lakes in the Grouse Ridge area. Bring lunch.

August 18th 8:00am – Kayaking
Lake Tahoe Put in at King’s Beach and paddle to Nevada. Rentals available in King’s Beach. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen.

August 24th-26th – Backpacking
Grouse Ridge Explore the lakes and forest just an hour up I80. See Tom Rae for gear & supply list.

September 8th 8:00am – Bike Ride
Truckee Enjoy this paved trail that follows the Truckee River. We will have lunch in Truckee.

September 22nd 9:00am – Day Hike
Quarry Trail We will follow the Middle Fork on this wide trail to the rock climbing area and back. Meet at Depoe Bay Coffee Co.

October 27th 7:30am – Fall Color Day Hike
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Lake to Marlette Lake where the Aspens are beautiful in October. It’s 9.5 miles round trip with 1,200 ft. elevation gain. Meet at Parkside at 7:30 am.

OnGoing Activities

Wednesday Evenings March through Mid-November

Men’s Softball – Regional Park – Come cheer the team or get in the game. Check church calendar for game times.

Last Saturday of the Month at 8:00am Men’s Breakfast – Felklowship Hall – Food, fellowship and a message just for men.

Every Thursday Evening – January through March

Men’s Basketball. Regional Park. Come cheer the team or get in the game. Check church calendar for game times or call (530) 823-9911.​

Pictures from Past Activities

Day Hike - Murphy's Gate to Robie Point

Bike Ride - Miner's Ravine Trail

Day Hike - Steven's Trail, Colfax

Kayaking - Lake Natoma

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