Plumas Events

Welcome to Plumas County Events & Recreation

The Beauty and Simplicity of Rural, Small Town America

Plumas County is located near the northeast corner of California where the Sierra and the Cascade mountain ranges meet. The Feather River, with its several forks, flows through the county. Plumas County offers an abundance of recreational activities, art and entertainment and offers the lifestyle that is becoming the choice of many Americans. The quality of life found in close knit communities enjoying a rural family and business life.


The population of Plumas County is just under 22,000. The county boasts more than 100 lakes and 1,000 miles of rivers and streams with over a million acres of national forest. With only nine people per square mile, this rural, four-seasons mountain retreat offers beauty, solitude, and clean air, making it the ideal spot to re-locate or vacation.

Quality of Life

The county offers a quality of life unmatched by other areas in the United States and is widely considered one of the most
progressive counties in the state. The population of the county has grown quite slowly, and with U.S. National Forests covering
over 70% of its area, Plumas County has been able to maintain the lifestyle which is so attractive to its residents.

"Small Town America is Alive and Well in Plumas County"

Family recreational opportunities abound in Plumas County or within driving distance and includes several tournament golf courses. Numerous lakes and mountain streams create a playground for those who love the water. Framed by mountain ranges, the area is also a mecca for hiking, birding and skiing.

Check out our Recreation tourist website below

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