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PLUMAS-EUREKA SP, CA
DescriptionSierra Plumas Eureka State Park is located high on the east slopes of the Sierra Nevada. The 7,400-foot Eureka Peak in the park sits on top of what was once a large body of precious metal. Hardrock gold mining was once the primary activity in the region from the 1850s until the Second World War. The park contains the Mining History Museum that features displays on mining and pioneer life in the area. The 6,700 acre park protects the remains of the Mohawk Stamp Mill and several other buildings. The park features hiking and fishing and, in winter, cross-country and downhill skiing. Hikers can enjoy more than ten miles of trails. No laundry facilities at the park.
There is no kiosk. Check in at Museum, Hours 8am to 4 pm.
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Alerts and Important Information
Plumas-Eureka is open year round for day use, however the museum is closed for the winter. The campground is closed for the season and will re-open on May 24th, 2013, thanks to a Donor Agreement with the Plumas-Eureka State Park Association. You can now make reservations with Reserve America for May of 2013. California State Parks owes the Plumas-Eureka State Park Association a huge debt of gratitude. Their website is www.plumas-eureka.org for more information on their charter and mission.Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.
Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).
Campground has a dump station, flush toilets, and showers.
Tent camping ONLY one tent allowed for sites 26, 27, 28, 29, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 59, 61, and 63 Walk-in site. 1 vehicle max.
Getting There:In the northern Sierra Mountains, in Plumas County. 53 miles northwest of Truckee via State Highway 89, and West of Gray Eagle. (One hour north of Truckee, via CA State Rte. 89; turn on to county road A-14 from Hwy 89 and go 5 miles).
-OR- One hour west of Reno via U.S. Rte. 395 to CA State Rte. 70 to CA State Rte. 89 south; turn on to county road A-14 from Hwy 89 and go 5 miles.
Mailing Address:PLUMAS-EUREKA SP
310 JOHNSVILLE ROAD
BLAIRSDEN CA 96103
Phone Number:Information: (530)836-2380