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Hip little mountain town in the northern reaches of the Sierra Nevada, California. A big town (for this area) of the dense forest, Quincy is totally surrounded by wilderness lands, back roads and rural communities. Historic downtown area is alive and well. Pangaea Cafe is open late and often has live music. Gasoline, motels, restaurants, RV parks, and home to the hipsters High Sierra Music Festival - 20 years running!
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elevation: 3417' population: 9,890 zip code: 95971


meadows & mountains with pine trees, rivers, lakes

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Plumas County
E of Chico
on Hwy.89 & 70



  • backpacking
  • biking
  • Camping Lassen
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • kayaking
  • Snow Skiing - Plumas Eureka & Coppervale
  • Horse Pack Trips
  • Hiking Trails - Mount Hough
  • Hiking Trails - Feather River
  • Buck Lake Hiking Trails
  • Argentine Lookout (VIDEO)
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Plumas Eureka State Park
  • Plumas National Forest
  • Lassen National Park
  • Lassen National Forest
  • Lake Almanor
  • Little Grass Valley Reservoir
  • quincy campgrounds

    Ponderosa Flat Campground - Almanor
    Cool Spring Campground - Almanor
    Rocky Point - Lake Almanor Camping
    Plumas Eureka State Park Camping
    Hutchins Group Camp - Bucks Lake
    Spanish Creek Campground
    Bucks Lake Recreation Area
    Red Feather Campground
    Hallsted Campground
    Haskins Valley Campground PG&E
    Lassen Camping
    Snake Lake Campground

    tent camping

    Mountain community w/ huge lumbermill. A combination of pine covered hills & meadows. Ranches & farmhouses span the landscape for many miles. Supermarket, hardware, restaurants, gasoline. If you're looking for something, anything, you'll likely find it here. This small town has an abundance of outdoor recreation in all directions, for every season.

    nearby towns:
    Crescent Mills
    Bucks Lake
    La Porte
    Lake Almanor
    local links:

    Quincy Chamber of Commerce
    464 West Main St. Quincy, CA 95971

    Sierra Institute
    Feather River Solar Electric
    Plumas News
    Quincy Natural Foods Coop
    Feather River College
    Plumas Arts
    Eastern Plumas County Hiking
    NPR: KQNC FM 88.1
    Pangaea Cafe & Pub
    High Sierra Music Festival
    Sierra Valley Farms
    Sierra Trails
    Printable maps from USDA (PDF)

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