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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.
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
  • Plumas National Forest
  • Butte Valley Reservoir
  • 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
  • description:
    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

    Almanor Resorts
    Lassen Forest Roads
    Lassen Lakes
    Mill Creek California
    Lake Almanor Kayak Rentals

    Lake Almanor, East Shore View of Lassen Peak


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