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Lake Almanor

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Lake Almanor is all about boating. Lassen Peak, often snow-capped year round, can be seen from the shores of Lake Almanor - which is just south of Chester, CA. Great river fishing all around this region. Good lake fishing too. Hike, bike, camp, fish, kayak, snowmobile. A top pick for lake recreation paradise in NorCal.
Lassen National Forest Map
Lassen National Forest Map
Bucks Lake Wilderness Map
Bucks Lake Wilderness Map
Plumas National Forest Map
Plumas National Forest Map
Caribou Wilderness, Ishi & Thousand Lks
Caribou Wilderness, Ishi & Thousand Lks
elevation: 4500' population: 1,512 zip code: 96137


very large recreational lake with pine forest & mountains in every direction

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Plumas County
South of Chester
Hwy 89 near jct Hwy 36



  • Backpacking
  • Back Road Exploration
  • Camping Lassen
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • water skiing
  • jet ski
  • boating
  • sailing
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • RV Parking
  • waterfalls
  • creeks & rivers
  • Lake Almanor Recreation Trail
  • biking
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • off-roading
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Lassen National Park
  • Lassen National Forest
  • Lake Almanor
  • Plumas Eureka State Park
  • Plumas National Forest
  • Butte Lake - PG&E
  • Caribou Wilderness
  • Fredonyer Snow Park
  • Ishi Wilderness
  • Coppervale Ski Area
  • Lake Almanor Golf & Country Club
  • Lake Almanor West Country Club
  • Bailey Creek Golf Course
  • Vagabond Lake Front RV Resort
  • lake almanor campgrounds

    Cool Springs - Butt Valley Reservoir
    Lake Almanor Camps
    Last Chance Campground - Almanor
    Ponderosa - Butt Valley Reservoir
    Hallsted Campground- Feather River
    Gurnsey Creek Campground
    Red Feather Campground
    Camping Lassen
    North Shore Campground
    Lake Haven Resort
    PG&E Campgrounds
    Wilson's Camp Prattville Resort
    Plumas Pines Resort Cabins & RV Park

    tent camping

    Wide open views with streams, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, meadows & plenty of mountain peaks. Camping, fishing, hiking, boating, horseback trails & much more. This large popular lake is a vacation paradise & is home to a few residential developments.

    nearby towns:
    Crescent Mills
    Mill Creek
    local links:

    Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce
    529 Main Street, Chester, CA 96020

    Lake Almanor Snowmobile Club
    Chester Co-op Community Grocery
    Knotty Pine Marina
    Almanor Fly Fishing
    Almanor Fishing Adventures
    Drakesbad Guest Ranch
    Boat & Jet Ski Rentals
    Almanor Lake Kayaking
    Red Onion Grill & Bar
    Seneca Hospital
    Tantardino's Pizza
    Vagabond Marina
    Rogers Field- Chester Airport

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