"Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting.” - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The origin of Yankee Jims Road is as intriguing as the name itself. Running from Colfax to Foresthill, this 13 mile stretch of road weaves through canyons and over the North fork of the American River. Initially, the road was used by stagecoaches to travel between mining camps. Today, it's an adventure filled with scenic views. We visit this road every time we're in the area. We got lucky and hit it in the spring this time when it's lush and vibrant .....