https://www.kcra.com/article/experts-harvest-ticks-along-american-river-parkway-test-lyme-disease/30734749# Article and numerous videos here

The American River Parkway is more than 30 miles of trails and draws over 10 million visitors each year.

But Sacramento’s backyard jewel is also a popular destination for ticks.

Peak tick season runs from December to May, according to Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito Vector Control District….(See link for article)

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Here we see a tick in the middle of the sidewalk on a blade of grass – also in CA:  https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2019/05/17/video-showing-questing-ticks-in-the-middle-of-the-sidewalk/

Ticks are in unlikely places:  https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2018/06/07/ticks-on-beaches/ (see comment section)

https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2019/06/19/a-creepy-bed-time-story-from-stephen-king/

Ticks have been found: