2021 Dixie Fire did a lotta serious damage around these parts. Verify your destination or camp is open before you make a journey up here. Wild fire clean up and logging will be ongoing for decades. 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.