Plumas National Forest


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Plumas National Forest

Address:159 Lawrence St
Quincy, CA 95971

Phone:530-283-2050
Fax:530-283-7746
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/plumas
Size: 1,146,000 acres.
Location:Northeastern California. Accessible by US 395; CA 70, 89. Nearby cities/towns include Greenville, Portola, Quincy, and Sierraville.
Facilities:49 campgrounds, group camps, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails (nearly 300 miles), lookouts, boat launch, scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, rafting, whitewater rafting, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, mountain biking, blackberry picking, hunting, horseback riding, OHV riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Feather Falls, one of the highest (640 feet) and most picturesque waterfalls in the U.S.; Middle Fork of the Feather River, a designated Wild and Scenic River; a 75-mile segment of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section); Butterfly Valley Botanical Area, a 500-acre preserve for carnivorous plants; Bucks Lake Wilderness, with elevations ranging from 2,000 feet in Feather River Canyon to 7,017 feet at Spanish Peak.

See other parks in California.
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In Plumas National Forest, for example, planting 21,000 of four conifer species will help maintain diversity after a September 2006 fire.
For information on the Pacific Crest Trail and other trails in the area, write to Plumas National Forest (address on page 11), or call (916) 283-2050.
The Pendola Handcut And Hand Pile Contract Is Located On The Feather River Ranger District Of The Plumas National Forest.
2 million-acre Plumas National Forest produces dazzling color-changing species such as this red Black Oak growing next to a brilliantly yellow Big-Leaf Maple.
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The 14,890-acre preserve is in Plumas National Forest, northeast of Oroville and about a 2-1/2-hour drive north of Sacramento.
50 Million Tree Pledge Adds 85,000 Trees in California's Plumas National Forest
GIS maps are helping people in northern California's Plumas County to find common ground in a high-profile issue involving local input on management of the Plumas National Forest.
They're all marked on a USFS map of Plumas National Forest, available for $1 at the ranger station in Challenge or general store in La Porte.
The Project Is Located Within The 2012 Chips Fire Area On The Plumas National Forest,