Tahoe National Forest


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Tahoe National Forest

Address:631 Coyote St
Nevada City, CA 95959

Phone:530-265-4531
Fax:530-478-6109
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/tahoe
Size: 845,094 acres.
Location:In the North Central Sierra Nevada Range, between Lake Tahoe and the Sacramento Valley. Accessible by US 80 and CA 89. Nearby cities/towns include Downieville, Nevada City, and Sierra City.
Facilities:Visitor center, 77 campgrounds, 12 group camps, dispersed camping, 20 picnic sites, 4 resorts, boat ramps, trail, ORV areas, 5 downhill ski areas, snowshoeing, shooting range, scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, whitewater rafting, canoeing, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, gold panning.
Special Features:Northern end of California's Gold Country; elevations range from 1,500 feet, around the golden foothills on the western slope, to the 9,400-foot high peaks of the Sierra crest. Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail; North Fork of the American River, a Wild and Scenic river; three forks of the Yuba River; excellent fishing at Jackson Meadows and Stampede reservoirs; historic sites from the Donner Party, including petroglyphs, the Gold Rush era, and prehistoric Native Americans.

See other parks in California.
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Arco Arena in Sacramento -- Cannery Row in Monterey -- Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland -- Presidio Park in San Francisco -- Monster Park (formerly Candlestick Park) in South San Francisco -- Folsom Lake State Recreation Area (Sacramento County) -- University of California, Berkeley -- California State University, Monterey Bay -- Cal Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo -- Redding Airport (Shasta County) -- Clear Lake (Lake County) -- Tahoe National Forest -- Pebble Beach Golf Course
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The Gap Fire of 2001 burned approximately 2,450 acres of forest around the Tahoe National Forest and along I-80.
This great week combines sessions on snowshoeing and picture-taking technique with guided tours through the Tahoe National Forest.
For hiking and camping information and maps, contact the Tahoe National Forest Big Bend Visitor Information Center (it's a mile west of the Rainbow Rd.
Information: SPD (camera and fishing department), Nevada City, (916) 265-4596; Tahoe National Forest, (916) 265-4531.