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Championship Golf Courses, Historic Bridges, & Rugged Canyon Walls

Rugged canyons, glassy lakes, trout filled streams, vast pine forests, mountain golf resorts and star-filled skies are all part of what define Plumas County. Lake Almanor provides an ideal settings for an old-fashioned summer family vacation.  Relax at an unhurried pace in the quaint Western American towns of Quincy, Greenville, Blairsden and Graeagle.

Visit the Warner Valley portion of Lassen Volcanic National Park, accessible from the town of Chester, including historic Drakesbad Guest Ranch, the only overnight accommodations within the Park.

For more information contact Eastern Plumas Chamber, Quincy Chamber or Indian Valley Chamber. 

Lake Almanor

One of the best-kept secrets of Plumas County is the clear blue waters of Lake Almanor. Lake Almanor itself is a destination for many outdoor recreational opportunities and is one of the prettiest lakes in the Northern California region.

National Barn Quilt Trail

Plumas is one of two counties in California participating in the National Barn Quilt Trail. Barn quilts are painted on the outside of barns, fences, garages, and businesses. The barn quilt tradition is celebrated every September with a countywide driving tour.

Fall Color in Plumas County

California Black Oak, Mountain Dogwood, Big Leaf Maple, Indian Rhubarb, Quaking Aspen and more, fill Plumas County with brilliant fall color. 

A Day in Plumas County
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Chester, CA 96020
This short and powerful waterfall ascends 18 feet to a punchbowl water hole at it's base. Visible throughout the year, this waterfall is bypassed by a fish ladder which diverts from the waterfall and is noticeably reduced in late summer. Deer Creek Falls provides a great opportunity for swimming and kayaking and is easily accessible. Driving Time: 1 hour 47 mins/97.88 miles from Redding. Difficulty: Easy
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Graeagle - Clio, CA 96103
1-800-326-2247
Located in the pristine Alpine wilderness of the Lakes Basin recreation area, this trail to the falls is a great picnic site with restrooms. An easy 1/2-mile hike is required. The falls are approximately 250-feet. 
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39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
This trail is at lower elevations with southwest facing slopes. This often results in areas where the snow becomes scarce. Check on conditions before traveling this route. 
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39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
This route offers backcountry riding and a chance to get away from the crowd. The route begins off the Big Creek Trail 0.6 miles east of Bucks Summit/Four Trees intersection and ends at the junction of Grizzly Summit Trail.  
Plumas County
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39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
This trail affords great views of the lakes and the Feather River Canyon.Grizzly Loop begins 1.1 miles west of the intersection of the Bucks Summit/Four Trees and Big Creek.  The trail follows along the shoreline of Bucks Lake and lower Bucks Lake.  Great views of the lakes and the Feather River Canyon.
Plumas County
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Snowmobiling in the Shasta Cascades
39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
When time is an issue or when snow is sparse in the lower elevations, this is a very popular alternate route for the Gravel Range Loop. This trail offers a cutoff route connecting the Gravel Range loop with the Bucks Summit/Four Trees Trail.  
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Indian Falls, CA 95934
1-800-326-2247
Indian Falls is a 1.4 mile out and back trail located near Indian Falls, California that features a small beach, rock walls, and waterfall. The trail is a steep, but short hike and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Plumas County
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Lake Almanor
CA 96020
Nestled in the northeastern corner of the Golden State, you’ll discover Shasta Cascade’s Lake Almanor, one of the California’s best-kept secrets. Lake Almanor is one of the largest lakes in Northern California, with 52 miles of shoreline. The large man-made lake has something for everyone—including family-friendly activities and picture-perfect mountain views from nearly every vantage point. Lake Almanor is situated in the unique geological area where the granite of the Sierra Nevada’s meets with the…
Plumas County
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39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
The trail follows mid slope on northern aspects offering plenty of snow and spectacular views of the Feather River Canyon. Letter Box Loop begins and ends off the Bucks Summit/Four Trees Trail.  The east end of the trail is located 3.9 miles west of  Bucks Lake.  
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39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
There are open areas and ridge access along the trail and a scenic view of some rocky bluffs along this route. This trail branches off the Gravel Loop in a westerly direction, and ends at the Bucks Summit/Four Trees Trail.  
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