North Fork American River - Land Management

Public lands in the North Fork are managed by three government agencies.
California State Parks Manages the public lands in the lower part of the canyon. The Auburn State Recreation Area starts at Mineral Bar just above the Iowa Hill Rd. bridge over the North Fork and continues down canyon.
Bureau of Land Management Manages the public lands between Mineral Bar and the western end of Green Valley.
US Forest Service Manages the public lands from Green Valley to the Sierra Nevada crest.