Located in the scenic Sierra Foothills of Northern California, this home town community is a great place to raise a family or retire in serene surroundings. For nature lovers and outdoor sports enthusiasts Penn Valley is a year round playground. Western Gateway Park offers continuous, year round outdoor recreation as do nearby Lake Wildwood and Lake Englebright.
Several local events take place in Penn Valley, such as the Penn Valley Rodeo and Rodeo Parade, the Daffodil Run and Living History days at Bridgeport. Sacramento, Truckee, Lake Tahoe and Reno are all within a 1.5 hour drive and the historic towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City are only minutes away. Today, about 12,000 call Penn Valley home.