Community Links

Chester/Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce
The source for anything and everything Lake Almanor; restaurants, churches, businesses, services, and even assistance with relocating to or retirement at Lake Almanor.

Plumas County Visitor Bureau
A wealth of visitor and tourist information and related links.

County of Plumas
Public departments in government, legal system – courts, law enforcement, health agencies, and related links.

Feather Publishing
News for Lake Almanor, Plumas, and Lassen counties.

Northern California Travel and Tourism Network
Virtual online visitors guide to Plumas County calendar of events, maps, and driving directions.

California Law
Find laws currently in effect in the State of California, State Constitution, and Statutes covering various subject areas.

California Land Use and Planning Network (LUPIN)
Data, topic information and links to Plumas County zoning ordinances, maps, and photo satellite imagery.

Plumas County Fire Safe Council
Homeowner tips and information on defensible space, landscaping, and evacuation plans for fire safety in forested areas.

Shopping in Plumas County
Community online display system. Shop local businesses and service providers online.

Banking:
Plumas Bank
Branches in Chester, Westwood, Greenville, Quincy, Susanville, and Portola. ATM out of branch site located at Lake Almanor in the Peninsula Station Shopping Center on Peninsula Drive and Big Cove Road.

US Bank
Branches in Chester and Susanville.

Local Schools:
Plumas Unified School District
Information for parents regarding education curriculum, instruction, testing, and accountability of schools located in Plumas County.

Chester Jr Sr High School
Parent and student information for athletics, clubs, newsletters, handbooks, and calendar of school year and events.

Almanor Continuation School

Chester Elementary School
Kindergarten thru 6th grade.

Westwood Unified School District
List of Lassen County schools located near Lake Almanor in the community of Westwood.

Westwood Charter School
Site based and independent study programs for kindergarten thru 12th grade.

Local Colleges:
Feather River College
Offers classes in Chester.

Lassen Community College
Offers classes in Westwood.

Libraries:
Plumas County Library and Branches

Public Transportation:
Plumas County Transit Systems
Public bus service connecting communities throughout Plumas County.

Arts:
Feather River Fine Arts Association
Artists and patrons of the arts who have come together to provide educational opportunities and promote the appreciation of fine arts in our local community.

Plumas County Arts Commission
Since 1981, a tax-exempt, private public benefit corporation which serves as the local arts planning and programming agency for Plumas County to enhance and provide opportunities for artistic development and excellence.

Airport:
Chester Airport
Plan on visiting Lake Almanor via your own airplane? Fly into Rodgers Field Airport then reach your land destination by renting a car or a bicycle at the airport. Don’t have an airplane, don’t worry you can still fly over Lake Almanor and around Mt Lassen by taking a scenic flight from Chester’s airport.

Golf:
Lake Almanor West Golf Course
Enjoy spectacular views of Mt Lassen from this beautiful, 9 hole course, par 72 with 6,318 yards of forest-lined fairways.

Bailey Creek Golf Course
18 hole golf course nestled among tall pine trees in the shadow of snow capped Mt. Lassen. Nominated one of Best New Courses in America.

Lake Almanor Country Club (LACC) Golf Course (click here then click Facilities)
Featuring breathtaking views of Lassen Peak and Lake Almanor. The 9 hole course, par 35 is 5,873 yards long and includes a putting green, driving range, pro shop, and golf lessons on site.

Dyer Mountain Resort
Planned community in progress for all season recreational opportunities; ski area will boast the fifth-largest vertical drop in California, over 2500 acres of glade and trail skiing and cross country skiing two championship golf courses, mountain climbing, hiking, horseback riding and equestrian, mountain biking trail system, fishing, canoeing, and duck hunting.

Recreation:
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway
Take a leisurely scenic drive and enjoy the services, attractions, activities and events as you travel the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway. This sightseeing ride will take you entirely around Lake Almanor, by Westwood, through Chester, and up to Lassen National Volcanic Park. Discover distinctive scenery as you travel through different elevation levels. Take a fall foliage tour in late October to the end of November for wonderful displays of colors.

Lassen Volcanic National Park
Experience volcanic wonders including steam vents, mud pots, boiling pools, volcanic peaks, and painted dunes. Beautiful scenery for cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
http://www.nps.gov/lavo/pphtml/facilities.html or for wildlife, volcano activity, ancient history, wildflowers, and natural beauty.

Subway Cave
Take a self guided walk through tube-like caves created thousands years ago by a river of lava that crawled while the top crust cooled and hardened and the lava drained away. A magnificent natural wonder. Don’t forget your flashlight.

Wilderness Trails and Maps
Lassen National Forest Service hosts the largest over snow travel program in California and is currently working on providing additional opportunities for winter and summer off road recreation activities to include motorcycle dirt biking, ATV, mountain biking, walking and hiking trails, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ect.

Lake Almanor Recreational Trail
Experience breath taking views of Lake Almanor, Dyer Mountain and Mount Lassen along this 9.5 mile ten feet wide paved surface walking or biking trail. This trail winds through beautiful forests, meadows, campgrounds, summer home tracts and several lakeshore areas. Great winter trial for cross country skiing or snowshoeing.

Bizz Johnson Trail
This trail follows the old Fernley and Lassen Branch Line of the Southern Pacific railroad. It winds through the rugged Susan River Canyon, crosses the Susan River 12 times on bridges and trestles and passes through two tunnels. A railroad station type kiosk and a 25 foot carved redwood statue of Paul Bunyan marks the Westwood trail head and travels along the Susan River to the main trail head at the old Railroad Depot in the City of Susanville in Lassen County. The landscape is a combination of semi-arid canyon and forests.

Recreation Reviews and Guides
Guides and reviews for outdoor activities and gear from GORP part of the active travel and the outdoor lifestyle Away Network.

Winter Snow Sports:
As Lake Almanor is located in both Lassen National Forest and Plumas National Forest there are abundant snowmobiling parks, trails and clubs.

Guided snowshoe walks – contact Almanor Ranger District at (530) 258-2141.

Stover Mountain Ski Hill
Skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing hill right outside the town of Chester. Ride one of the longest rope tows in the U.S. to an elevation of 5,600 feet. Stover Mountain Ski Hill is also the site for the annual snowmobile races.

Coppervale Ski Hill
Reasonably priced winter recreational opportunities for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities. Groomed slopes in the popular Tahoe style corduroy with poma lift, rope tow, 5 mile cross country ski run, and snowboarding rails. Offers winter sports education classes for downhill skiing, snowboardiing, and cross country skiing through Lassen Community College. For more information, call the snowphone at (530) 257-9965.

Fun and Entertainment:
Almanor Bowling & Golf Center
Fun family entertainment center offering bowling, cosmic bowling, video arcade, air hockey, and two virtual golf simulators, sports bar with big screen TV, and snack bar.

Lassen Speedway
Saturday night races in Susanville (30 miles from Lake Almanor) featuring Modified, Stock, Strictly Stock, and Mini Stock car races on a ¼ mile dirt track.

American Valley Speedway
Saturday night races in Quincy (40 miles from Lake Almanor). For more information,
call (530) 283-2175.

Honey Lake Motorcross Park
Challenging new addition to the motorcross tracks of Northern California.

Hunting & Fishing:
California Department of Fish and Game
Information on hunting and fishing seasons, licenses, and tags.

Hospitals / Clinics:
Seneca Healthcare District
Acute care, ER, clinic, and skilled nursing long term in Chester.

Plumas District Hospital
Full range of health care services including obstetrics, dental care, and ambulance service in Quincy.

Banner Lassen Medical Center
Medical facility located in Susanville.

Restaurants:
Almanor Restaurants
Guide to Restaurants in Almanor

#11 NORTON – 1119 Peninsula Drive


Lake Almanor Country Club – 1119 Peninsula Drive

$1095 per week – Maximum Occupancy 8 – NO SMOKING – NO PETS
Southeastern Exposure, 3 BDRM, 2 BATH, 2 Story, Large Deck
.2 mile to Recreation Area 1
Cable Flat Screen TV/DVD, WiFi internet,  Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Phone, Gas BBQ
1 Queen, 1 Double, 2 Sets Of Bunk Beds
Fireplace Insert in Living Room, A-Frame Cabin, Painted Cedar Exterior

Layout & Description:
Level property with, 3 steps up to front deck from unpaved driveway. Enter into living room with TV/DVD, open to kitchen with breakfast bar and featuring electric range/oven. Living room opens to small hallway area where washer and dryer are located. To the right is bathroom with single sink and tub/shower. Right corner bedroom has double bed. Left corner bedroom has 2 sets of bunkbeds. Stairway to second story loft is off to left of living room. Upstairs loft bedroom has queen bed and attached bathroom with single sink and shower. An additional separate sink is off bedroom outside of bathroom.

This is an all cedar 1200 square foot A-frame cabin.  Cabin sits deep into lot offering privacy while relaxing on front deck. Located within close walking distance to Recreation Area 1 makes this compact cabin ideal for the small family or overflow of guests that want to be close to the beach activities and need a large deck for entertaining.

Directions:
Enter Lake Almanor Country Club at Clifford Gate. Follow Clifford Drive to stop sign at bottom of hill. Turn left on Golf Club Road then right on Peninsula Drive. Cabin is 1.5 miles from Clifford Gate on the right.

#10 GHISELIN CABIN – 1045 Peninsula Drive


Lake Almanor Country Club – 1045 Peninsula Drive

$960 per week – Maximum Occupancy 8 – No Smoking – No Pets
Forest Setting, Southern Exposure, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Story
Across Street to Country Club Recreation Area 1 and Tennis Courts
Dish TV, VCR/DVD, Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Phone
1 King, 4 Twins, 1 Double Sleeper
Fireplace and Wood Stove in Living Room, Carpeting in Living Areas, Linoleum in Kitchen and Bathrooms and Laundry Room, Wood Exterior.

Layout & Description:
Level terrain property facing south, set back deep on lot with gravel driveway and plenty of room for parking. From the covered entrance to door, enter into kitchen with tiled counters, dining table and electric range. Kitchen open to paneled beamed ceiling living room with taupe carpet featuring fireplace, wood stove, TV, lots of seating including double sleeper, plenty of windows and sliding doors off both sides of living room to deck. To the right of living room at the top of 3 steps, is bathroom with single sink and double head shower. To the right is the master bedroom with king bed and dresser. Left down hall and on the right is laundry room with door to outside. Continuing down the hall is another bathroom with single sink and tub/shower. End of hall is back corner bedroom with 2 twin beds. Left down 3 steps, back in living room, door on right into third bedroom with 2 twin beds and ladder to empty loft. Great location for kids. Older cabin with large deck that wraps around front of home with good afternoon sun and large redwood table for deck dining. Walk across the street to Country Club Recreation Area 1 for beach, children’s play equipment, basketball hoops, tennis, or a concert at the band shell.

Directions:
Enter Lake Almanor Country Club at Clifford Gate, follow to stop sign at bottom of hill, left onto Golf Club Road and follow around past fire station, left on Peninsula Drive. The cabin will be the third house on the left 1.4 miles from gate. Or enter Lake Almanor Country Club at Peninsula Gate and follow 2.8 miles to cabin on the right.

#7 CUELLAR HOME – 801 Peninsula Drive


Lake Almanor Country Club – 801 Peninsula Drive

$1055 per week – Maximum Occupancy 8 – No Smoking – No Pets
Lakeview, Southeastern Exposure, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Split Level, Lake Access
1.1 miles to Country Club Recreation Area 1
Internet with WiFi, TV, DVD, Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Phone, Trash Compactor
3 Queens, 1 Queen Sleeper
Wood Stove in Living Room, Carpeting, Linoleum, Painted Wood Exterior, Deck

Layout & Description:
Upslope facing southeast, 12 steps up from paved driveway to deck and front door. Lakeview from living room, dining room, and deck. Enter front door at informal entry into living room with 12 foot ceiling, wood stove, Flat screen TV, Blue Ray/DVD with surround sound system, double sliders to deck, and large sectional sofa with queen sleeper. To the right, 7 steps up to large well-equipped kitchen with granite counters, electric range and refrigerator with lower freezer. Laundry room is off kitchen with door to outside. Dining room open off of kitchen overlooking living room. At top of steps to hallway, right front corner bedroom with queen bed, dresser and night table. Down hallway to bathroom on right with single sink and tub/shower. End of hall to right is rear corner bedroom with queen bed, dresser and night table. Left at end of hall is master bedroom with queen bed, Flat Screen TV, DVD, dresser, night tables, deck access and master bathroom attached with single sink, shower and walk-in closet. This home with approximately 1700 sq. ft. is open and roomy for your vacation gatherings. Sand colored carpeting throughout living areas with linoleum in kitchen, laundry and bathrooms. Plenty of room to park a boat trailer, or if you wish, close enough to the marinas to rent a boat slip. The deck wraps around the sides and front of home and provides a wedge of lakeview and receives morning sun. Patio furniture and BBQ for deck enjoyment. Easy walk across the street to a 60 foot lake access easement.

Directions:
Enter Lake Almanor Country Club at Clifford Gate, proceed to stop sign at bottom of hill, left on Golf Club Road, left on Dyer View Road, then left on Peninsula Drive. Home is on the left at the corner of Peninsula Drive and Pine Canyon Road, 2.4 miles from Clifford Gate. Or enter at Lake Almanor Country Club at Peninsula Gate and follow for 1.6 miles. House is on the right on the corner of Peninsula Drive and Pine Canyon Road.

#2 BOATMAN HOME – 5237 Highway 147

Overview
EASTSHORE – 5237 Highway 147 – (530) 284-6949
$1,600 Per Week – Max Occupancy 10 – No Smoking – No Pets
2.5 Miles from A-13 and 147 junction (Near Brazil Grill)
Lakefront, Southwestern Exposure, 4BDRM/3BATH, 2 Story, Buoy Only
TV, VCR, Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Phone
1 Queen, 2 Doubles, 5 Twins, 1 Twin bunk, 1 Crib
Fireplace in Living Room, Older Home, Carpeting Throughout, Wood Exterior Painted Brown with Green Trim.

Slight downslope facing southwest, set back deep from highway, 3 steps up to front door or ramp access at left of house from unpaved driveway. Garage in front and to the left of home offers further privacy from the highway.
Lakeview from living room, dining room, two upstairs bedrooms and back deck.

Enter at laundry room, into short hallway, pass kitchen entrance to small bath with shower on the left. Right turn down hallway to front master bedroom with queen bed, TV, and master bath with single sink and tub/shower. Paneled living room opens off hallway to the left with multi-sliding doors across back providing light, extensive lake views, and access to deck. Living room is spacious and open to the dining area with plenty of seating, TV, and fireplace. The kitchen, with pantry, opens off the left of the laundry room, facing away from the lake, and open to the dining area. Stairway is accessed from the living room. Bedroom to the right at the top of the stairs is large with lake view, private balcony, 2 double beds, crib and TV. To the left at the top of the stairs is extra large bathroom with double sink and tub/shower. Follow the landing to front bedroom with 3 twin beds, 1 bunk and TV. Corner back bedroom has lake view, private balcony, 2 twin beds and TV. At the top of the stairs is door to outside with outdoor stair access.

This home, built in 1980 with 2,500 square feet, features spacious rooms with paneled living room, wallpaper and multi-tone sculptured carpeting throughout. Good sized deck across back of home with Mt. Lassen views. 12 steps down to yard, with fairly flat, natural vegetation to slightly rocky beach with shallow water.

Highway 36 to A-13. Turn right on Highway 147 (Lake Almanor Inn on the corner), and follow 2.5 miles to home on right.