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contents 100 Free things to do . . . . . . . . . .10 Advertisers Index . . . . . . . . . . . .122 Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107 Arts & Culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Biking, mountain & road . . . . . . . .95 Birding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88 Boating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Bucks Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Calendar of events . . . . . . . . .14, 15 Camping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109 Canyon Dam area . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Chester-Lake Almanor area . . . . .18 Christmas tree cutting . . . . . . . . .91 Church Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . .120 County information . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Dining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106 Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Fairgrounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94 Fall colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 Feather River Canyon . . . . . . . . . .40 Fishing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Forests, national . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90 Geocaching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92 Gold panning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 Golf course chart - locator . . . . . .77 Graeagle & Lakes Basin area . . . .52 Hiking, Running, walk/run events 73 History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Horseback riding . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Hunting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Indian Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Internet access . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 Kids Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 La Porte . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51

Lassen Volcanic National Park . .17 Lodging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113 Map & directions . . . . . . . . . . . . .6, 7 Museums . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Off-road adventures . . . . . . . . . . .90 Parks and Picnic Areas . . . . . . . . .92 Pets welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Places to stay . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108 Plumas-Eureka State Park . . . . . .16 Portola & Sierra Valley . . . . . . . . .61 Quincy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Real Estate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 Relocation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 River rafting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Rockhounding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 Scenic byways . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98 Skiing & snowboarding . . . . . . . .85 Snowmobiling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84 Snowplay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87 Snowshoeing & Nordic skiing . . .86 Stables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Stargazing and cloud watching .91 Swimming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Tours, Community/Environment 100 Tours, Self-guided . . . . . . . . . . . . .99 Tour itineraries . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 Trains & rail fanning . . . . . . . . . .104 Visitor information centers . . . . .10 Water craft rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Water sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Weddings & honeymoons . . . . .119 Wilderness areas . . . . . . . . . . . . .91 Wildflowers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 Wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89 Winter driving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

Cover photo of Indian Falls by Maggie Hennessy.

welcome to Plumas County Rugged canyons, crystal clear lakes, grassy meadows, trout-filled streams, fresh pine forests, brilliant star-filled skies — they all await you in beautiful Plumas County. Located in northeastern California, where the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges meet, Plumas County boasts more than 100 lakes, 1,000 miles of rivers and streams and over a million acres of national forest. With only nine people per square mile, this rural, four seasons mountain retreat offers beauty, solitude and clean air, making it the ideal spot for a quiet vacation. In this guide, you’ll find an overview of Plumas County’s year-round recreation, attractions, events, accommodations and campsites. For more information, click on our websites at www.plumasnews.com or plumascounty.org, or give local visitor centers a call from the list on page 10. We invite you to have a wonderful time in Plumas County; respect its beauty, treat its residents as neighbors and return again soon.

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