Chamber Welcomes- Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce
Marvel in the beauty and wildlife of the area. The seasons are very distinct; glorious snow-capped mountains in the winter, beautiful colors in the fall, heavenly scenes in the spring, and great outdoor living in the summer. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, you’re sure to have the time of your life!
Seven miles north of Portola, California, Lake Davis was created in 1967 primarily for recreation. During the summer and winter, the recreation area has a variety of activities including: camping, picnicking, fishing, boating, mountain biking and wild life viewing, hunting, ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross country skiing.
This lake is named after Claude Seltier, who emigrated from France in the 1880’s and became a rancher in Sierra Valley. Frenchman Lake is a reservoir and began to fill in 1961, becoming on of the best trout waters in the state. Five camp grounds, a three lane boat ramp and numerous day use areas are in demand all summer, with swimming, fishing and water skiing vacations.
Located nine miles southwest of Graeagle on Gold Lake Highway, the lakes basin area has special geological features. Glaciers sculpted the granite ridges and serrated rock outcroppings into breathtaking scenery with over 20 crystalline lakes, most of which are accessible by the hiking trail system.
Plumas-Eureka State Park
For thousands of years the Northern Maidu inhabited the Feather River region’s forested ridges, high lakes and green valleys.
The 1848 gold discovery at John Sutter’s sawmill in Coloma brought thousand of would be prospectors to California. Gold fever came to Plumas when several miners struck gold on Eureka Peak.
Winter recreation; the annual Longboard Revival Race series takes place at the historic Plumas-Eureka Ski Bowl. Hosted by the non-profit Plumas Ski Club, contestants wearing 1860s attire to race downhill on 9- to 16-foot wooden skis.
Chamber Welcomes- Chester Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce
Plan your family trip, group retreat or special occasion getaway with us and…come together with the mountains.
The Lake Almanor Basin and surrounding area spreads across a natural wonderland created by millions of years of geologic forces, a crossroad where the granite of the Sierra Nevada meets the lava of the Cascades.
Enjoy hours of pleasure on Lake Almanor with its 52 miles of shoreline, in Lassen Volcanic National Park which boasts the southernmost volcano in the Cascade range and in the 1.2 million acres that make up the Lassen National Forest and HYPERLINK “http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/lassen/recreation/wilderness/caribou/” \t “_self” Caribou Wilderness area with over 300 campsites. This is a playground for all seasons, for all ages and any lifestyle.
The Basin and surrounding area offer world class fishing in lakes and streams, family fun on skis, wake boards, tubes and jet skis, quiet mountain adventures in camping, hiking, biking, kayaking, horseback riding, bird watching and championship golf. Winter brings the quiet beauty of Lassen Peak keeping watch over pristine fields of snow and groomed trails for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. With a cup of steaming coffee on an early winter morning, one can catch the alpen glow on Lassen Peak and experience a moment of the quiet and beauty that make our paradise in the pines
Call or visit the Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce for lodging, dining and recreational information 530-258-2426, or visit our website for up to date event information and area news www.LakeAlmanorArea.com.
Chamber Welcomes- Westwood Chamber of Commerce
Surrounded by cascading mountain ranges and crystal clear streams and lakes is Westwood, a small town literally cut out of the forest. Westwood enjoys a premiere location, nestled between the Cascade and Sierra-Nevada Mountain ranges, home to the legend of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. When the Red River Lumber Company moved west from Minnesota, it brought with it the legend of Paul and Babe and now a 25 foot statue of Paul and Babe welcomes visitors to Westwood. The Red River Lumber Company established one of the most technologically advanced townships in the country…right down to the steam heated sidewalks! This quaint community is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts to hop on to the Bizz Johnson trail head located right in town, or for those who would like a bite to eat, you could try the historical Walker Mansion Inn, Buffalo Chips Pizza, or The Old Mill Cafe. If you’re an angler, you could spend the day fishing at some of the many streams and lakes nearby like Goodrich Creek, Hamilton Branch or Mountain Meadows Reservoir, known to locals as Walker Lake, just to name a few. A place for all to enjoy, Westwood offers access to many dirtbiking trails, hiking trails, meadows, lakes, streams, horseback riding, birdwatching, and so much more. We welcome you to come enjoy our community, rich in history, beauty, and gorgeous scenes from Mother Nature. Stop by the Westwood Visitor Center at the corner of Third and Ash Streets for maps, brochures, and other tour information.
Photo of Mountain Meadows Reservoir (Walker Lake) by Jack Coverdell