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Address: Downieville, CA
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A great area for mountain biking.

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Beautiful To See One of First Snows of 2016-2017 Season - Tahoe National Forest

We had a very nice drive from Reno through Tahoe National Forest to Sacramento area. The trees were beautiful with the snow. People were building snow men. Tahoe National... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
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Fremont, California
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Fremont, California
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5,167 reviews
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had a very nice drive from Reno through Tahoe National Forest to Sacramento area. The trees were beautiful with the snow. People were building snow men. Tahoe National Forest is an area of 1362 square miles.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

one of my all time favorite towns, charming, quaint, and so beautiful. I visit quite often and the restarants and bars are friendly and nice, also the motels are affordable and clean, I will always come back.

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

We went to Tahoe National Forest after the mid November 2015 storm snow. Its so great to see the pines covered in snow. A nice drive is on highway 80 to see them, but best is to get off the main road and see them up close. We've been to Tahoe National Forest many many times. Its great all seasons... More 

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Nevada
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

This trip was traveling in jeeps exploring some of the old routes and sites the early settlers used. No matter what you like to do outdoors you can probably enjoy it in this area.

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Chico, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

The views, the mountains, the trees, the lakes, and the rivers are all wonderful. The weather was perfect and warm even at night. A must see area to visit and stay in a cabin, a motel, or camp.

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

We came for my son's cycling race and loved the stunning views. There is camping available There are several types of trails

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

Tahoe National Forest is a huge forest that is located in the Nothern Sierra Mountains. We have seen much of it. It starts just east of Sacramento, and continues through the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Nevada Border. When one is in Tahoe, one is seeing the Tahoe National Forest. Downieville is only one of the areas. We also like... More 

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

The forestry roads are better on my truck than the local gravel paths. We were pleased when we turned off on one to go to the top of the mountain.

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Vallejo, California
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

We went camping near Downieville at the California state camp sights. The location was great. There was a river right behind the camp sight. We found a great place to bring the dogs for swimming and enjoy the day. We brought a lunch and spent the day at the river. The camp sight we had was a double RV sight.... More 

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Nevada City, California
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Reviewed 15 January 2013

There are multiple great areas to stage a camping/hiking trip out of. The best ones are either in the Lakes Basin, above Sierra City, or the Grouse Ridge, off highway 20. Alpine lakes with beautiful granite settings, loads of trees, even some Aspens.

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