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356 mi 573 km of trail 1 Hike

Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 31 Trails Hard Trails 9 Trails
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Hikes in Plumas National Forest - 1

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Favorite Young America Lake (front), Upper Sardine Lake (middle), and Lower Sardine Lake (back)
Intermediate/Difficult

Sierra Buttes

4.8 mi 7.7 km • Out and Back • 1,494 ft Ascent 455.26 m Ascent

(4) Downiev…, CA

Trails in Plumas National Forest - 42

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5.3 mi 8.5 km #1Gold Valley Rim Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.3 mi 8.5 km Downieville, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #2Mount Hough 8
Intermediate
East Quincy, CA
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km East Quincy, CA
2.8 mi 4.4 km #3Monument Peak Trail
Intermediate
Quincy, CA
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.4 km Quincy, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #4Sierra Buttes Trail #12E07
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Downieville, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #5Spanish Ridge Trail
Difficult
East Quincy, CA
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.5 km East Quincy, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #6Upper Mills Peak Trail
Intermediate
Portola, CA
Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.1 km Portola, CA
4.9 mi 7.9 km #7Butcher Trail
Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult
4.9 mi 7.9 km Downieville, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #8Smith Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Clio, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.8 km Clio, CA
6.6 mi 10.7 km #9Big Boulder
Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult
6.6 mi 10.7 km Downieville, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #10Tollgate Trail
Intermediate
East Quincy, CA
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km East Quincy, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km #11Mt. Elwell Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.9 mi 7.8 km Downieville, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km #12Smith Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.8 mi 4.5 km Downieville, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #13Bear Lakes Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Downieville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Downieville, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km #14Jamison Creek Trail (11E13)
Intermediate/Difficult
Clio, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Clio, CA
1.6 mi 2.7 km #15Long Lake Trail
Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.7 km Downieville, CA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #16Jamison Lake Trail (11E13A)
Difficult
Clio, CA
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Clio, CA
6.4 mi 10.3 km #17Lake Davis Trail
Easy
Portola, CA
Easy
6.4 mi 10.3 km Portola, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #18Round Lake Trail
Difficult
Downieville, CA
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.8 km Downieville, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #19Gray Eagle Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.8 mi 6.1 km Portola, CA
6.6 mi 10.6 km #20Truckee Ditch Trail
Intermediate
Downieville, CA
Intermediate
6.6 mi 10.6 km Downieville, CA

Photos of Plumas National Forest - 36

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Young America Lake (front), Upper Sardine Lake (middle), and Lower Sardine Lake (back)
Mar 22, 2019 near Downiev…, CA
Young America Lake is surrounded by steep, rocky spires
Mar 22, 2019 near Downiev…, CA
Far reaching views from Sierra Buttes Fire Lookout
Mar 22, 2019 near Downiev…, CA
Lower Sardine Lake from the ascent up Sierra Buttes
Mar 22, 2019 near Downiev…, CA
Upper and Lower Sardine Lake from Sierra Buttes Fire Lookout.
Mar 22, 2019 near Downiev…, CA
Southwestern view from Sierra Buttes across Tahoe National Forest
Mar 22, 2019 near Downiev…, CA
down the stairs of the Sierra buttes fire lookout tower
Aug 4, 2019 near Downiev…, CA
View into the heart of Tahoe National Forest
Mar 22, 2019 near Downiev…, CA

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