Graeagle California Overview and Photos

Graeagle, CA is a beautiful mountain town, located in Plumas County, and nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada range. It is conveniently situated about one hour north of Truckee on
Hwy. 89 and only one hour northwest of Reno, NV via Hwy. 395, then west on Hwy 70 to Graeagle. It is also within 10 minutes of Portola, CA (with its wonderful Portola Railroad Museum and beautiful Lake Davis) and within 20 minutes to the county seat of Quincy (Buck’s Lake, fairgrounds and airport).

Come out and play! The Graeagle area is meant for you to come out and play. Graeagle, gateway to the pristine Lakes Basin Recreation Area, is adjacent to the extraordinary Mohawk Valley and only miles from the huge and stunning Sierra Valley. The Feather River flows through the area, with its famous fly-fishing and rafting opportunities. There are several great local golf courses with all the amenities. Take a tour of the Plumas Eureka State Park mining and natural museum, hike or mountain bike on the parks trails, or even take a backpack trip where lakes abound, eagles soar and an abundance of wildflowers await. Gold pan in nearby streams where sourdoughs for generations have sought out the illustrious and precious yellow metal.
Or simply relax at the variety of accommodations that await, from elegant Bed & Breakfasts, top of the line modern RV facilities, lodges (both rustic and well appointed) to family camping in the surroundings mountains. Kick back at the park in town and dream under the brilliant blue skies and billowy white clouds while a slight breeze drifts the unforgettable
fragrance of sweet pine through the air. Or stay in town and rent a paddleboat or take a swim in the Graeagle Mill Pond, the most popular spot on warm summer afternoons.

Come for the Jazz music in the summer, the old-fashioned Fourth of July festivities, the Great American Craft Fairs in July & August, the fantastic fall colors and the annual Graeagle
Holiday Festival on the first Saturday in December. Dine at the wide variety of fine and casual dining that abound in our area.

All of this amid one of the most charming towns in all of California. Graeagle is known for its downtown district of “little red buildings” which house the many shoppes and galleries that are open for everyone to enjoy. Go shopping in these quaint little buildings, where you find everything from antiques to boutiques, gifts to galleries. Experience personal service, a friendly atmosphere and pride of ownership. You will truly find that the Graeagle area is one California’s best kept secrets. All this and more, in and around the mountain community of Graeagle. It’s an altogether different vacation experience.