Pollock Pines - Nature's Wonderland!!!

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Welcome to beautiful Pollock Pines, Nature's Wonderland. We are located about half-way between Sacramento, CA, and spectacular Lake Tahoe high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Take a look at what this community has to offer...

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Pollock Pines - Nature's Wonderland!!!

  1. 1. Presents…
  2. 2. “The best place on earth!” There are many reasons to live in Pollock Pines. Here are just a few…
  3. 3. SCENIC BEAUTY • Magnificent forests of pine, cedar and oak • Rushing mountain streams • Deer and other wildlife in their natural setting Brought to you by Z Group
  4. 4. LOCAL SCENES Brought to you by Z Group
  5. 5. JENKINSON LAKE Brought to you by Z Group
  6. 6. WHERE THE ANIMALS PLAY Brought to you by Z Group
  7. 7. …AND THE BIRDS Brought to you by Z Group
  8. 8. LOCATION • Between Lake Tahoe & Sacramento, on Highway 50 in El Dorado County • Near the El Dorado National Forest • Major shopping centers within 20 minutes, close to everything • Local shopping includes CVS Drug Store, Safeway, Auto Parts, and much more Brought to you by Z Group
  9. 9. FOOD & LODGING Sportsman’s Hall Brought to you by Z Group
  10. 10. SHOPPING True Value Hardware Safeway Shopping Center Brought to you by Z Group And More…
  11. 11. CARS & TRUCKS Chevron Station Crystal View - Shell Snowline Station - Valero Brought to you by Z Group
  12. 12. SERVICES Veterinary Accounting Services Banks Brought to you by Z Group
  13. 13. MEDICAL Brought to you by Z Group
  14. 14. RECREATION • Lakes, rivers, streams, skiing, hiking, fishing • RELAXATION! Brought to you by Z Group
  15. 15. SLY PARK RESORT Brought to you by Z Group
  16. 16. ACTIVITIES Brought to you by Z Group
  17. 17. The American River HIKING, RIDING & FISHING Forebay Lake Black Oak Equestrian Camp Brought to you by Z Group Hiking Trail along Clear Creek
  18. 18. GHOST MOUNTAIN RANCH Old West Ghost Town and Pony Rides are open to the public. Check website or call 530-644-5479 for more information. Brought to you by Z Group www.GhostMountainRanch.com
  19. 19. WE JOIN TOGETHER • • • • • Wagon Train 4th of July Parade Christmas Parade Hands Across Pollock Pines (Clean-Up Day) And More… Brought to you by Z Group
  20. 20. WAGON TRAIN • • • In 1949, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the “Gold Rush,” plans were made for a Wagon Train to travel west from Lake Tahoe to Placerville (Old Hangtown) along Highway 50. What began as a fun filled and exciting adventure has evolved into a true historic event, recognized as such in 1980 by the State of California, and in 1982 by the State of Nevada. Pollock Pines celebrates the annual event on Pony Express Trail Brought to you by Z Group
  21. 21. CLEAN-UP DAY Brought to you by Z Group
  22. 22. 4TH OF JULY PARADE Brought to you by Z Group
  23. 23. OUR ORGANIZATIONS • Pollock Pines-Camino Rotary http://www.PollockPines-CaminoRotary.org/ • Community Economic Development Association • Pollock Pines Community Center http://www.pollockpinesca.org/ • Dogwood Garden Club Brought to you by Z Group http://www.placerville.info/Pollock_Pines
  24. 24. LOCAL COMMUNITIES • • • • • Sierra Springs Owners Association Gold Ridge Forest Lakewood Sierra Sly Park Hills Jenkinson Lake Estates (Gated) Brought to you by Z Group
  25. 25. SIERRA SPRINGS Brought to you by Z Group
  26. 26. GOLD RIDGE FOREST Brought to you by Z Group
  27. 27. …AND MORE Brought to you by Z Group
  28. 28. HISTORY • Fascinating California history permeates the area. The Sportsman’s Hall in Pollock Pines became a relay station of the Central Overland Pony Express here at 7:30am, April 4, 1860. • James Marshall’s accidental gold discovery was at Coloma, just a few miles northwest. • The first east-west wagon road into Northern California passed near here on what became known as Mormon Immigrant Trail. Brought to you by Z Group
  29. 29. PONY EXPRESS HISTORY “This was the site of Sportsman’s Hall, also known as Twelve-Mile House. The hotel operated in the late 1850’s and 1860’s by John and James Blair, a stopping place for stages and teams of the Comstock. It became a relay station of the Central Overland Pony Express here at 7:40 A.M., April 4, 1860. Pony rider William (Sam) Hamilton, riding in from Placerville, handed the express mail to Warren Upson who, two minutes later, sped on his way eastward.” Brought to you by Z Group
  30. 30. LOCAL HISTORY IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVERY OF OUR PIONEER OFFICERS. “JENKINSON LAKE, honoring Walter E. Jenkinson, our fellow citizen who dedicated his life to this project which brought water to our city & fertile lands.” Brought to you by Z Group Scene of the robbery of two coaches of the Pioneer Stage Line running between Virginia City, Nevada, and Sacramento, California, on the night of June 30, 1864, at about ten o'clock. Perpetrated by a gang of fourteen men, eight sacks of bullion and treasure box were taken. The leader of the gang represented that the money was to be used for the purpose of re-recruiting for the confederate service. In attemption to capture the bandits a battle took place at Somerset in which Deputy Sheriff Joseph Staples was killed and Deputy Sheriff Geo. C. Ranney badly wounded. Thomas Poole, one of the bandits, was captured and on Sept. 29, 1865, was executed at Placerville. The two coaches were driven by Ned Blair and Charles Watson.
  31. 31. IDEAL CLIMATE • Four mild, yet distinct seasons provide just the right amount of variety • Elevation is 3,000-4,000 feet • Between 5-20 degrees cooler than Sacramento • Fresh smog-free air and clear skies are routine Brought to you by Z Group
  32. 32. SEASONS “Seasons pursuing each other…” ~ Walt Whitman Autumn Brought to you by Z Group
  33. 33. SEASONS “Seasons pursuing each other…” ~ Walt Whitman Winter Brought to you by Z Group
  34. 34. SEASONS “Seasons pursuing each other…” ~ Walt Whitman Winter Brought to you by Z Group
  35. 35. SEASONS “Seasons pursuing each other…” ~ Walt Whitman Spring Brought to you by Z Group
  36. 36. SEASONS “Seasons pursuing each other…” ~ Walt Whitman Summer Brought to you by Z Group
  37. 37. SEASONS “Seasons pursuing each other…” ~ Walt Whitman Summer Brought to you by Z Group
  38. 38. SEASONS “Seasons pursuing each other…” ~ Walt Whitman Autumn Brought to you by Z Group
  39. 39. SEASONS “Seasons pursuing each other…” ~ Walt Whitman Brought to you by Z Group
  40. 40. SCHOOLS CHURCHES & MORE Brought to you by Z Group
  41. 41. SCHOOLS Pollock Pines School District Office Brought to you by Z Group
  42. 42. SCHOOLS • Pinewood Elementary School – A California Distinguished School, K-4 school with approximately 450 students. Brought to you by Z Group
  43. 43. SCHOOLS • Sierra Ridge Middle School – A California Distinguished School nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, grades 5 through 8. Brought to you by Z Group
  44. 44. SCHOOLS • Sly Park Environmental Education Center – Sly Park Environmental Education Center is a residential outdoor school located in the Eldorado National Forest. Our credentialed teachers provide an instructional program to over 8,000 elementary students each year. The educational program is designed to achieve mastery of 5th and 6th grade science standards. Brought to you by Z Group
  45. 45. CHURCHES The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses Pollock Pines Community Church Christian Life Center Church of Christ Brought to you by Z Group
  46. 46. MORE Pollock Pines Branch Library Pollock Pines Post Office Brought to you by Z Group
  47. 47. OPPORTUNITY • Compare location, beauty, weather and recreation opportunities with other areas… • Then compare cost. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find our average sales price is competitive. • Many styles of homes are available, from a “cabin in the woods” to the most elegant modern home full of conveniences. • You’ll find them all here! Brought to you by Z Group
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  50. 50. BROUGHT TO YOU BY Our fantastic community has room for you too! Think about joining us. 530-644-1644 Z Group Real Estate 6127 Pony Express Trl, Pollock Pines, CA 95726

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