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Parks & nature in Plumas County

Lake
“The public day-use area at the dam area. Restrooms, picnic tables, parking all free. Beautiful views.”
10 locals recommend
Bar
“Drinks from the boathouse! One of the most scenic places to have an afternoon drink. And a great meal at the restaurant. Requires a reservation, usually!”
5 locals recommend
Campground
“This is a beautiful preserved area with many lakes. There is pretty much something for everyone! Almost no walking required at Sardine Lower, a 1/4 path to a virtually undiscovered upper lake Sardine, boat/paddle board accessible area at Salmon with a gorgeous paddle to a waterfall and small island, great fishing, etc.!”
6 locals recommend
Park
“This is one of my favorite places to go. It's a gorgeous hike with a beautiful fall at the end. It's roughly an 8-10 mile loop depending on the route you take. The hike isn't too strenuous but you have to be prepared. The end is the only part that's truly uphill about the last 1/4 mile. Great for family outings, dates, or a group trip. Dogs on leashes welcome. Pack a lunch, bring plenty of water, and of course a camera. It takes about 1.25 hours to get there. It is hot in the summer but perfect in the spring and fall (bring a light rain shell) and well shaded. ”
4 locals recommend
Park
“One of my very favorite places to be, I grew up in Johnsville. Visit the museum - Moriarty House - Jamison Creek - explore the surrounding Eureka Peak, Mt. Washington, Mt. Elwell, and hiking trails galore. Experience Alpine Alchemy!”
5 locals recommend
Mountain
2 locals recommend
Park
“Sierra Valley is part of the continental crust that was dropped by the same fault that raised the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. An overlook on Highway 49, east of Yuba Pass, provides a spectacular panoramic view of this beautiful sub-alpine valley where Sattley, Calpine, Sierraville and Loyalton lie surrounded by the granitic mountains of the Sierra Nevada. https://www.sierranevadageotourism.org/content/sierra-valley-sierra-county-california/sie9b542c0150ff347e4”
4 locals recommend
Lake
2 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Annual Longboard Ski Races in Jan / Feb / March & Lost Sierra Hoedown music event in late September.”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Huge area for hiking, swimming, fishing and so much more. A mountain recreation paradise.”
3 locals recommend
Campground
“Gold Lake Lodge's restaurant is open for Dinner: seatings are at 5:30 and 7:30 PM. Dinner reservations are recommended because of limited space. Served Family Style eating together at long tables, allowing everyone to visit during the meals.”
2 locals recommend
Lake
“It is the largest lake in the Lakes Basin area, suitable for motor boating or sailing. Good for picnics also, but it can get windy at times. There is a stable that offers horseback riding trips.”
2 locals recommend
Campground
1 local recommends
Campground
“Oakland Camp. Originally purchase by the town of Oakland CA. Kids camp, activities camp. ”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Great park, huge shady trees, and nice trail along Spanish Creek. Picnic tables and kids play area. Can also walk trail to Feather River College or opposite way out to old cemetery.”
2 locals recommend