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Lassen Volcanic National Park Invites Public Comment on Alternatives for a Wilderness Stewardship Plan

Sierra Rec Magazine - MINERAL, CA – Lassen Volcanic National Park has prepared a range of alternatives for a Wilderness Stewardship Plan Environmental Assessment, and would like to invite public comment on those alternatives for the next 30 days. “This plan will provide management guidance for most of the park since 74% of Lassen Volcanic National Park is [...]

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Discover The Relaxing Adventures of Lassen and St. Bernard Lodge

My Relaxing Adventure In Lassen Volcanic National Park, Lassen NF Recreation Area Sierra Rec Magazine Destination Review - 2017 - |  It happened almost immediately, as I appeared over the last ridge before Lake Almanor off HWY 36. That evident slowing of the pulse and calm relaxation that soothes the soul when it knows it is time [...]

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Plumas National Forest Announces Upgrades to Spanish Creek Campground

Spanish Creek Campground upgrades -group campsites, family campsites and parking-   QUINCY, Calif – June 15, 2017 – Spanish Creek Campground features new upgrades including three group and four family campsites plus additional parking. Five miles west of Quincy, CA along the scenic Feather River Byway (CA Hwy 70), the popular Plumas National Forest campground [...]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Welcomes Acting Park Superintendent Martha Crusius

Lassen Volcanic National Park Welcomes Acting Park Superintendent MINERAL, CA , January 31, 2017 – Lassen Volcanic National Park welcomes Acting Park Superintendent, Martha Crusius, on February 6. Martha comes to Lassen with a wealth of experience she has gained over the past 33 years of working for the National Park Service (NPS). Since 2011, she [...]

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Updated Flood Warnings

Flood Warning Understanding that most have seen these warnings already, hear are the updated Flood Warnings for the Central / Northern Sierra Regions as of 2:30 pm today. Find your local Flood warnings here: You need a Frames Capable browser to view this content. FLOOD STATEMENT - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO, NV - 243 PM PST [...]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Launches Second Year of Every Kid in a Park Pass

Mineral, CA – Lassen Volcanic National Park encourages all fourth graders to visit the park for free this year as part of the Every Kid in a Park program. The program gives fourth grade students, and those accompanying them, free access to more than 2,000 public lands and waters nationwide for a year. Visit www.EveryKidinaPark.gov to download [...]

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23 Great High Sierra Hikes

23 Great High Sierra Trail Hikes Throughout the Sierra Sierra Trails, picturesque, challenging, and often unseen be the millions of visitors to the Sierra each year. The High Sierra Lakes and Trails are what dreams are made of if your like hiking in the back-country or discovering some of the most beautiful natural pools of [...]

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Lassen National Forest Moonlight Snowshoe Walk on Monday, February 22

Lassen National Forest Almanor Ranger District to Host Moonlight Snowshoe Walk on Monday, February 22 CHESTER, Calif., February 21, 2015 – Lassen National Forest's Almanor Ranger District will host a moonlight snowshoe walk on the full moon of Monday, February 22 at 6 pm at the Swain Snowmobile area. Attendees must be at least eight [...]

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Historic Crocker Guard Station in Plumas National Forest Open for Recreational Rental 2016

Public Comment is sought on proposed  intended amenities of the rental and the proposed fee of Crocker Guard Station Quincy, CA,  2015 – The historic Crocker Guard Station, located in the Beckwourth Ranger District of the Plumas National Forest, is scheduled to open for the public as a recreation rental in spring 2016. This one-of-a-kind [...]

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Over-snow vehicle use designation comment period extended for Plumas National Forest

Three More Dates in October to hear from the public on OSV USE Designations in the Plumas National Forest QUINCY, Calif. – October 7, 2015 – The scoping period will be extended until November 13, 2015 for the Forest Service environmental impact statement (EIS) on a proposal to designate over-snow vehicle (OSV) use on roads, [...]

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Labor Day Weekend in the Sierra

Recreation overload happening in the Sierra Labor Day Weekend. Sierra Mountains - Labor Day Weekend, for some it is a time to relax and settle into the new fall season, high school football games, church schedules, last minute schools supplies shopping etc... But for others it is a huge three day weekend of recreation and [...]

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Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Race SET to Throw-down for 20th Anniversary

THE DOWNIEVILLE CLASSIC NAMED "ONE OF THE TOP 10 BEST BIKE FESTIVALS" BY OUTSIDE MAGAZINE IS SET TO KICKOFF July 30 - Aug 2, 2015.   Downieville CA, July 27 2015 - Calling all challengers, festival goers &  Sierra REC enthusiasts.  This Friday July 31, 2015 you need to be in Downieville Ca for the 20th [...]

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Tahoe National Forest Invites Public to Kids Fishing Day at Packer Lake.

Packer Lake Ca -  Are There Fish in Packer Lake? You bet!  Come and find out on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 8:00am to 1:00pm for Packer Lake Kid’s Fishing Day. There will be several fun and educational activities such as making your own fish print t-shirts.  Limited fishing gear is available.  Fishing limits apply and [...]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Summer Programs Provide A Love Affair With The Night Skies

The Dark Sky Festival is Set for Aug 7-9, but Lassen Provides Multiple opportunities to discover the park and night skies this summer. MINERAL, CA – Lassen Volcanic National Park’s summer programs explore the rich volcanic landscape and celebrate an explosive history and wondrous night sky. Summertime visitors have the opportunity to join in on nature [...]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Kicks Off Annual Butterfly Count Saturday – Public Invited

Visitors Invited to Join Lassen Volcanic National Park at Annual Butterfly Count and Bird Banding Demonstration MINERAL, CA – July 18 and 19 visitors are invited to learn more about wildlife at Lassen Volcanic National Park in a weekend dedicated to studying the park’s birds and butterflies. Birds and butterflies are not only beautiful; they [...]

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Plumas National forest issues fire restrictions effective June 30

QUINCY, CA  June 18, 2015 - Fire restrictions will be effective soon within the Plumas National Forest (public land) according to Chris French, Acting Forest Supervisor. “We’ve quickly transitioned into warmer and dryer weather; fire season is here,” he said. Fire Restrictions No open fires, campfires or charcoal fires will be allowed outside of designated [...]

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