Category Archives: Plumas National Forest

Butterfly Valley Botanical Area Nature Trail wildflower adventure

Butterfly Valley Botanical Area is a specially designated botanical area in the Plumas National Forest a few miles north of Quincy, California. It is about 500 acres in size. It was designated as a botanical area in 1976 and currently … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Trail: Buck’s Summit to Belden

When I have an opportunity to hike a section of the Pacific Crest Trail as a point-to-point hike, I usually take advantage of the opportunity. This time a 19-mile segment hike was planned, and we had the minimum number of … Continue reading

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Packer Saddle to Lavezzola Creek – Pacific Crest Trail

This was a group hike on the Pacific Crest Trail from Packer Saddle to Lavezzola Creek, near the A-Tree Spring in the Lakes Basin area of the Plumas National Forest.  Because of the driving distance between the trailheads, the group … Continue reading

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