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town.portola

Train town in the mountains - NorCal. rivers, fishing, camping, gorgeous forests. Downtown has few shop and cafes. A nice city park w/ swimming and convenient public restrooms, but you'll need to cross the bridge to find 'em.

PORTOLA PARK: Looking for Portola Redwood Park near the Santa Cruz coast?

elevation: 4860'
population: 2,104
zip code: 96122

Mountain

terrain:
alpine valley


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location:
Plumas County
E of Quincy
on Hwy 70

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recreation:

  • biking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • kayaking
  • off-roading
  • mountain bike races
  • backpacking
  • wildflowers (summer)
  • snow recreation
  • cycling
  • golfing
  • train museum
  • lakes
  • forest trails
  • back roads
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Lakes Basin Recreation Area
  • Feather River
  • Lake Davis
  • Gold Lake
  • Plumas Eureka State Park
  • Western Pacific Railroad Museum
  • Jim Beckwourth Museum
  • Doyle Wildlife Area
  • description:
    High in the northern Sierra Nevada mountains, Portola lies below pine tree lined Lake Davis. Lots of railroad tracks and train history for the Sierra Nevada railways. Portola is the largest town around to get supplies of any kind, including groceries & auto parts. A literal hub of activity for rural residents that live here and a frequent stop for visitors passing through. Portola is the only incorporated city in Plumas County.

    nearby towns:
    Graeagle
    Blairsden
    Quincy
    Sierraville
    Clio
    Downieville






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