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.
DEP'T AGRIC., PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST FEIS FOR THE MANAGEMENT PLAN 2-146 (1988).
* On Eldorado National Forest west of Lake Tahoe, and farther north on Plumas National Forest near Mt.
Tourists spend more than 2 million visitor-days each year enjoying Plumas National Forest, and the U.S.
A steep pull found us on the Plumas National Forest.
Campground maps ($1) are available from Plumas National Forest, Box 1500, Quincy 95971, or in person at the office, 159 Lawrence Street, in Quincy (open 8 to 5 weekdays).
* 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. The broad-based community effort is spear-headed by the so-called Quincy Library Group (profiled in the last issue of American Forests).
The 14,890-acre preserve is in Plumas National Forest, northeast of Oroville and about a 2-1/2-hour drive north of Sacramento.
On the Plumas National Forest, a historic leader among forests in California, the 1980s' 200 million-board-foot average dropped to around 50 million board-feet in 1994.
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.
I was here in a remote corner of Plumas National Forest, where the 14,000-foot postcard peaks of the High Sierras have settled to a modest 8,000 feet in becoming the Cascades, to wet my boots, so to speak, in a land-restoration concept called ecosystem management.
The Pendola Handcut And Hand Pile Contract Is Located On The Feather River Ranger District Of The Plumas National Forest. Specifically,