what type of angler you are, you'll find plenty of lakes and streams
to reel them in. The Lakes Basin Recreation Area boasts 30 alpine
lakes and streams within a 10-mile radius. A map of the area is
available in the Rental Office to help you start exploring and
discover your favorite fishing spots.
Bound Fishing: 530-836-0206
Dillard Guided Fishing: 530-832-6394
Mountain Hardware: 530-836-2589 (info only)
isn't a better way to enjoy the natural beauty of our area. Located
just south of Graeagle, the Lakes Basin Recreation Area has over
30 alpine lakes and 47 trails including a loop trail that leads
past nine mountain lakes. Whether it's the half-mile trail leading
to Frazier Falls or a more challenging climb to the top of the
Sierra Buttes, Mt. Elwell or Eureka Peak, you'll experience the
magnificence of the High Sierra. Biking enthusiasts can find plenty
of good, high terrain including a trail that leads to a tremendous
view from a lookout tower at 7,340 feet.
the backcountry on horseback and take a ride back in history.
Guided trips range from novice hour-long to rides to overnight
pack trips complete with meals and drop camps. Horseback riding
lessons and children's horsemanship camps are run throughout the
Graeagle Stables: 530-836-0430
Horses Unlimited 530-836-4551
State Park Museum: Located five miles west of Graeagle on Johnsville
Rd. (A-14). This state park preserves the rich heritage of the
Feather River Country's gold mining legacy. 530-836-2380
Museum: Located 25 miles from Graeagle on Hwy 70. One of the most
comprehensive, well-presented museums in rural California. 530-283-6320.
Railroad Museum: Located 12 miles from Graeagle on Hwy 70. This
world-renowned museum preserves general railroad history, equipment,
photos, and artifacts. 530-832-4131.
County has plenty of popular backcountry road adventures and plenty
of well-maintained unpaved roads that will keep fans of four-wheeling
and SUV owners happy for days on end. Maps are available through
the forest service.
Sierra Yamaha: 888-530-LESS
Let it snow. Enjoy the tranquil beauty of a snow
covered landscape while getting great exercise. Ski trails are
offered in Plumas Eureka State Park, Eureka bowl ski area and
Eureka Peak. Also routes are featured in the Lakes Basin Recreation
County offers over a 100 miles of groomed trails throughout the
forest. Gold Lake Highway just south of Graeagle, is a popular
snowmobiling destination because of its diverse terrain and scenic
beauty. Snowmobilers can choose from many trails that branch off
the road. Sierra