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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)



Here we see a tick in the middle of the sidewalk on a blade of grass – also in CA:

Ticks are in unlikely places: (see comment section)

Ticks have been found: