Shasta Cascade/North Sierra
This driving tour heads southeast along Highway 89 from beautiful McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, making stops at several mountain parks, lakes, and historic sites before looping back north on Highway 395 and ending at Eagle Lake, just north of Susanville.
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1. McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park 2. Lassen Volcanic National Park 3. Lake Almanor/Chester 4. Quincy 5. Plumas Eureka State Park 6. Portola 7. Frenchman Lake Recreation Area 8. Susanville/Biz Johnson Trail
One of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country, with great camping, hiking, fishing, and even boating and water skiing on Lake Britton.
(42 miles/1hour from Burney Falls)
Watch mud pots bubble and boil while nearby vents spew their sulfurous steam upward in this stunning national park.
(58 miles/1.5 hours from Lassen)
If you are a golfer, biker, hiker, water skier, bird watcher, fishing enthusiast or just like to enjoy nature, this is a recreation destination you don't want to miss.
(46 miles/1hour from Lake Almanor)
Step back into Gold Rush times at the Plumas County Museum, where outdoor exhibits capture an earlier way of life.
(30 miles/50 minutes from Quincy)
If you want to combine a little gold mining history with your camping, hiking, and fishing experience, this is the place to be!
(15 miles/25 minutes from Plumas Eureka)
Visit the town's railroad museum and even drive a real locomotive!
(50 miles/1 hour from Portola)
The lake is surrounded by both forest and desert-loving sage.
(75 miles/1.5 hours from Frenchman Lake)
Take a break from the highway and grab your bicycle for an easy ride along an abandoned railroad line.
9. Eagle Lake
(28 miles/1 hour)
A fishing paradise as lunkers abound in this sprawling lake.
1. McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
2. Lassen Volcanic National Park
3. Lake Almanor/Chester
5. Plumas Eureka State Park
7. Frenchman Lake Recreation Area
8. Susanville/Biz Johnson Trail