Plumas National Forest


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
In Plumas National Forest, for example, planting 21,000 of four conifer species will help maintain diversity after a September 2006 fire.
PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST FEIS FOR THE MANAGEMENT PLAN 2-146 (1988).
The Moonlight Fire, which burned more than 65,000 acres in September 2007 in and around the Plumas National Forest in the northern Sierra Nevada.
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).
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.
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.
The Pendola Handcut And Hand Pile Contract Is Located On The Feather River Ranger District Of The Plumas National Forest.
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.