The Plumas National Forest is located in the northeastern part of California.
Where is this Forest?

 
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Situated in the Sierra Nevada, just south of the Cascade Range, the Plumas is versatile in its land features, uncrowded, and enhanced by a pleasant climate. Outdoor enthusiasts are attracted year round to its many streams and lakes, beautiful deep canyons, rich mountain valleys, meadows, and lofty peaks. Come and enjoy your national forests!

Recent News


Features

"Artist in a Lookout" selection made

Sally Yost painting along Spanish Creek

Long time Plumas County resident and artist Sally Yost has been selected to spend two weeks living and painting at Black Mountain Lookout, a Forest Service facility in the Plumas National Forest.


National Forest Homeowners Award Local Ranger

FHA Award Donald

The National Forest Homeowners (NFH) presented Plumas National Forest’s Mike Donald their “Recreation Advocate of the Year” award at their annual conference held recently in Reno, Nevada. Donald is district ranger for the Mt. Hough Ranger District, headquartered in Quincy, CA.


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Spotlights

Travel Management – Subpart A

Truck on Forest Road

The Chief of the Forest Service has directed all national forests to identify a road system adequate for safe and efficient access for recreation and resource management....

Backcountry Discovery Trail

Backcountry Discovery Trail Map

This 150-mile-long discovery trail is a perfect place to begin your explorations of the Plumas National Forest!

 




Deer habitat improvement burn almost finished

Young Deer from the Sloat Deer Herd

Forest Service firefighters will soon complete the last 100-plus acres of a prescribed burn designed to improve the brush, grasses and other vegetation used for food by deer...

Chips the Bobcat

Chips Baby Bobcat

During the Chips forest fire on the Plumas National Forest, a baby bobcat was orphaned. Recently, Chips was returned to the wild.



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