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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 Lake Almanor Area Chamber

Lake Almanor

One of the best-kept secrets of Plumas County is the clear blue waters of Lake Almanor and its stunning views of Mt. Lassen. 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 County is one of only two counties in California participating in the National Barn Quilt Trail. Barn quilts are painted wood or metal, hung or freestanding on the outsides of barns, fences, garages, and businesses. The barn quilt tradition is celebrated every September with a countywide driving tour.

Historic Greenville


Greenville's Historic Main Street exemplifies the charm of Western American towns.  Former saloons and bordellos are being refurbished into modern day stores of finery and fashion.

A Day in Plumas County

Plumas County Attractions

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Snowmobiling in the Shasta Cascades
39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
This is the main route offering connections to many of the loop trails and provides access to the resorts at Bucks Lake. This trail begins at the Bucks Summit Staging area and ends at the Four Trees Warming Hut.  This is the main route offering connections to many of the loop trails and provides access to the resorts at Bucks Lake.  
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200 First Avenue
Chester, CA 96020
530-258-2742
Housed in a contemporary log structure designed to resemble the 1929 log cabin library building, this museum also features an off-site exhibit including the century-old steam locomotive known as "Dinky". 
Plumas County
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39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
This trail is a loop off the Gravel Range loop offering backcountry travel away from the crowds.
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500 Main Street
Chester, CA 96020
Exhibits on lumber grades, forest stands, old photos and implements. Information is displayed on branch and cone identification, saw milling, lumber drying, power co-generation, sustainability and on how forest operations fit into the carbon cycle.A small theater, an interactive panel on wood species identification, a push-button audio unit with workers voices and books on local lumber companies, forestry, logging and environmental history. An outdoor display of trucks and equipment that was used by Collins in…
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39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA 95971
530-238-0555
Scenic views of the Sierras and the Feather River Canyon are visible at several spots along the last segment between Big Creek Trail and Lookout Rock along this trail. This trail begins 0.2 miles west of Bucks Summit Staging Area and ends near Lookout Rock at the intersection of Aararat Loop and Willow Creek Trail.  
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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 ReddingDifficulty: 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. Accessible by car: No | Hiking/walking required: Yes | If yes, what is the distance: Half an hour round trip. 1/2 mile , easy, universally-accessible. | Special Features: 250 Foot falls. Located in the pristine Alpine wilderness of the
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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.  
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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.
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Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association
1699 HWY 273, Anderson, CA 96007 | (P) 530-365-7500 | (F) 530-365-1258
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