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Plumas-Eureka State Park

County Road A-14, Graeagle, CA
530-836-2380
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Graeagle
Type: State Parks
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Susanville, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We had a reservation to stay in a cabin at Camp Layman, nearby. Check-in was at 3pm so we had time to kill. Our group was four adults, an infant and six children, ages 3 to 10. We decided to meet at noon at Plumas-Eureka State Park to have a picnic lunch. After lunch, we visited the historic sites, staffed... More

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San Francisco, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The history of this place is very interesting and the volunteers here share their passion and make that history come to life!!

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Temecula, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Nice mountain to visit and play and relax in. It has many lakes to swim, fish, and kayak in. Trails for exploring and boy, the majestic scenery. Old mining town nestled up in the thick pine forest. There are golf courses, wine bars, nice restaurants near by. It's tranquil, relaxing, and so much to do for everyone. You can easily... More

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Paradise, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was my first visit and it's a lovely spot. We met our Audubon group for a birding outing. It was a perfect spot. It was beautiful, full of wildflowers, and many birds to see. It was a really easy walk around the park.

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232 reviews 232 reviews
81 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a beautiful place to camp, hike and explore! You need a small trailer, RV or tent though. Big rigs or even 30 footers don't fit. Lots of mining equipment and stamp mill to check out. The museum is small but interesting. Lots of trails to enjoy. The small town of Johnsville is 100 yards away from the museum... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Camp by Jamison Creek or high up on the mountain. Fish, hike, or pan for gold. Sites available for motor homes which spoil the natural beauty of the place.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We went on a beautiful hike here - great views. Also, if you're interested in mining history, you'll want to check out the visitor's center.

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Corte Madera, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This park has a lot of really cool campsites - especially on the perimeters. Great hikes - the lakes trail goes right from the campground, Jameson creek - put your river shoes on and go right up the creek that runs through the campground, Eureka Peak trail is a short drive away with rewarding vistas at the top. The big... More

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Sacramento, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We have camped several times at Plumas Eureka SP and have enjoyed each visit very much. Several hikes are accessible from the area leading to wonderful views or excellent lakes. The museum is small but very interesting as well as the nearby "ghost town". An excellent State Park!

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Clio, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Plumas Eureka State Park has wonderful little museum, working blacksmith shop, assay office, stamp mill. The hikes from the campground, Jamison Mine, or the Museum parking are varried. Great peaks to climb, or nature trails to follow. Great for the junior ranges too.

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