Just South of the central city and 10 blocks South of the State Capital, the Land Park neighborhood is best known for William Land Park, which is a popular spot with locals for picnicking and jogging, and is also home to Fairytale Town, Funderland, the Sacramento Zoo, a nine-hole golf course in addition to many baseball fields. The area is very safe and conducive to family picnics on a lazy summer afternoon.
CROCKER RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY (preK - 6th Grade)
This school has a great number of really skilled and committed teachers. The support staff are always helpful and friendly. The community is rich in parent participation and volunteerism.
CALIFORNIA MIDDLE SCHOOL Jr. High (7th and 8th Grade)
One Student writes“The teachers are very kind and the clubs are amazing. They have the best dances and the food in the cafeteria is very good too. They offer tutoring and I really like”.
C.K. McClatchy Senior High School
In 2005, C.K. McClatchy High School began to be recognized as a California Distinguished School. Since then, McClatchy continues to be unique among California high schools by “beating the trends.” With the Air Force ROTC, Criminal Justice Academy, Humanities and International Studies Program, Law and Public Policy Academy and Visual and Performing Arts Program, it is no wonder why graduates are sought out by the best universities.
At the northern end of Land Park sits a section of Broadway full of ethnic restaurants from Ethiopian to Nepalese, Mexican, Chinese and Japanese. The Sacramento Zoo is always a great place for a family day and the park has 18 annual events per year in addition to several running events through the Land Park Neighborhood. With over 20 Restaurants, 4 Bars/Brew Houses, a movie theater and a wide variety of shopping, everything is within your reach.
Wether you are looking for Adventures on the water with the Miller Park Marina’s Access to the Sacramento River, or look into yesteryear with a stroll down 1855 in Old Sacramento. For those adventurous soles looking to delve into the city's past can tour the Old City Cemetery, which has options for regular and seasonal guided tours. Sacramento’s NBA Franchise the Sacramento Kings play less than 5 minutes away, along with the Downtown Entertainment District you will always find opportunities to explore.