The Huntington Lake resort closed its doors Sunday on the winter snow season, despite getting 40 inches in its final week — more than a third of its snowfall for the entire season.
China Peak will open for mountain biking starting June 28-29.
Spring Fling on the Kings
Kings River Conservancy's annual fundraiser on the river is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lapp River House.
Enjoy great views of wildflowers on the hillsides, along with a barbecue lunch, live music, games and more.
Tickets are $25. To purchase, call (559) 787-9500 or go to www.kingsriverconservancy.org
NEWS & NOTES
• Saturday is the open house at McKenzie Preserve, 2,960 acres of protected land in foothills on the north side of Auberry Road between Friant and Prather. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and there will be a $2 parking fee.
• Take a 3-mile stroll along the San Joaquin River Gorge via a guided hike with Clary Creager of the San Joaquin River Parkway Trust.
The group will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday on the Fresno County side of the river, about six miles down Smalley Road.
Wear appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, hat and sunscreen. Please bring water, and a snack. No dogs allowed. There is a $5 day-use fee.
• The Fresno Audubon Society will host its Wednesday Walk at the Old Highway and White Rock Road in Merced County. The group will meet at Sears in Oakhurst at 8 a.m. or at the Mariposa Fairgrounds at 8:45. Bring binoculars and a lunch or snacks. No dogs are allowed.
Details: Nina Jones (559) 760-1624 or email@example.com
• Cross the River Run 10K
When: 7 a.m. Saturday
Where: Woodward Park
The Valley Runner of the Year Series continues Saturday with the 10K Cross the River Run at 7:30 a.m. The race is worth 10 points.
A 2-mile run will start at 7:15.
• Sole 2 Soul's Summer Series runs
When: Every other Tuesday night, starting June 10
Where: Woodward Park (Mt. View Shelter)
Sole 2 Soul is hosting a series of six 5Ks over 12 weeks.
Races will be at 7 p.m., over the same course, with chip timing for participants,. The goal is to measure runners improvement over the summer.
Cost is $5 for early registrants, $7 on race day or a season pass for $25.