Plumas-Eureka State Park

Plumas-Eureka State Park


Location:5 miles west of Blairsden on County Road A-14.
Facilities:Historic buildings, family and group campsites, picnic areas, hiking and nature trails, restrooms, visitor center, exhibits (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, guided tours (seasonal), demonstrations.
Special Features:Mining began here in the 1850s and continued until World War II. The focal point of the park is museum building, which was originally constructed as the miners' bunkhouse and now serves as the park's visitor center. Other historic buildings, which have been maintained in a "near restored" condition, include stamp mills, stable, mine office, and the blacksmith shop.
Address:310 Johnsville Rd
Blairsden, CA 96103

Phone:530-836-2380
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=507
Size: 4,424 acres.

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