Mountain Affairs
Lassen Park, Chester/Lake Almanor, Westwood, to Indian Valley

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History, Geology, Astronomy & More

Each May the Communities of the Lake Almanor Basin and Indian Valley  with Lassen Volcanic National Park celebrate the opening of our Museums and present the new  season's activities  related to Natural History.   Discover our Lassen-Feather River History  Loop from the Park through the Lake Almanor Basin to Indian Valley and the Feather River Canyon.  Beginning in the month of May and throughout the  season there is something for everyone in the family:  history buffs, budding geologists, star gazers, birdwatchers and conservationists.  

Come. Discover adventure on the Lassen-Feather River History Loop!
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drive the loop

Lassen-Feather River History Loop

Do the Loop!  Drive the scenic highways linking Lassen Park with Highway 70's spectacular Feather River Canyon.  You will follow an ancient trail through the land of the Mountain Maidu Indians and pass through the old Gold Rush and lumber towns of Chester, Westwood, Greenville, Crescent Mills and Taylorsville.  The mountain landscape, rugged and uniquely beautiful, abounds with Maidu stories.  See the park, see the canyon and see the enchanted world that lies between them!  Get the map here or below!

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Spend your weekend or vacation on our mountian and take advantage of the hospitality provided by the Lodging providers of Lake Almanor, Chester, Canyon Dam, Greenville and Indian Valley.



Gain a new perspective. Experience the unique shops and boutiques of our area. Treat yourself to the friendly and experienced staff and owners of a variety shops including specialty gifts, home decor, original art, clothing, jewelry, antiques, books, jewelry, gourmet and organic foods, kitchen ware, toys, log furniture, local knits and hand-dyed yarn.

November 7 - 14, 2019

Breathe in our fresh, mountain air.  
Experience our friendly, small town hospitality.
The Holiday Tour runs 7 days this year!  The perfect opportunity to take part at your leisure.  

Each year near Veteran's Day merchants, restaurants, and lodging providers from the Lake Almanor Basin to Indian Valley present  the  Lake Almanor to Indian Valley Holiday Shopping Tour!  During the tour participating businesses open their doors for a holiday preview of their goods and services with refreshments, drawings, and holiday specials.

Those who visit each stop on the tour will be eligible for a Grand Prize Drawing.   In addition, participating merchants will be hosting their own in-store drawings and holiday offerings.   Holiday music and refreshments will greet those who enter the warm environs of the best of the best on the mountain!

honor our veterans

Nov 9, 2019

Each year during our Lake Almanor to Indian Valley Shopping Tour, we light the Chester Community Tree to Honor our Veterans and those who serve our community.  The tree stays lit through the Holiday Season to remind us that Peace on Earth and Goodwill on Earth begins in our community.  Lighting will take place November 9, at the  Chester Library, 5:30  PM.

Nov 11, 2019

The annual Greenville Veterans Day Parade, is  November 11 at 11 AM, on Main Street, in Greenville.

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If you would like to submit your event to this Calendar please post the information about it on our Facebook page.  
For additional information about our area and other Calendar of Events visit our local Chambers of Commerce & Plumas Arts:

Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce
Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce
Plumas Arts
Plumas Tourism Council