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.

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Tahoe National Forest public information officer Michael Woodbridge said no structures were threatened, (https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2018/09/03/north-fire-emigrant-gap/) reported CBS Sacramento.
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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.
The Gap Fire of 2001 burned approximately 2,450 acres of forest around the Tahoe National Forest and along I-80.
Backpacking: An Easier Way, Tahoe National Forest. July 7-12.
Some public lands have prior mining claims on them, though, so check with these Forest Service offices before you pan: Tahoe National Forest, (916) 265-4531; Eldorado National Forest, (916) 644-6048; Stanislaus National Forest, (209) 532-3671; and Sierra National Forest, (209) 297-0706.
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More than 150 years ago, pioneers on the Tahoe National Forest searched for gold and other precious metals by shooting water through high-pressure hoses to eat away at hillsides and slopes.
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