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Portola

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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.

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

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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
  • portola campgrounds

    Lakes Basin Campground
    Plumas Eureka State Park
    Cal-Pine Fire Lookout Cabin
    Grizzly Campground @ Lk Davis
    Lake Davis Lightning Tree
    Cottonwood Springs Frenchman
    Crocker Campground

    tent camping

    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
    local links:

    City of Portola
    35 Third Ave. Portola, CA 96122
    530-832-4216
    https://www.cityofportola.com/

    Plumas News
    Nervino Airport - Beckwourth, CA
    Sierra Valley Farms
    Western Pacific Rail Museum
    Pizza Factory
    Sierra Squeeze Burger
    Feather River Food Co-op
    Lost and Found Bike Ride
    Wildfire 2021: Beckwourth Fire
    Wildfire 2021: Dixie Fire

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