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Colfax camping, lodging, lakes, train attractions, museums, weather & much more can be found on here. Lotsa stuff to see in this quaint tourist stop. Plenty of paved & unpaved back roads to explore. Nice big RV park near the lake too!
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elevation: 2500' population: 1,496 zip code: 95713


mountain foothills, pines & oak woodlands

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Placer County
W of Donner Pass
on Interstate 80 @ jct. Hwy 174




  • Back Roads
  • Backpacking
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Historic Gold Country
  • Codfish Creek Falls
  • Devil's Falls
  • Stevens Creek Falls
  • Mountain Biking
  • Railroad History
  • River Rafting
  • Fishing
  • Mexican Gulch Falls
  • Shirttail Creek Falls
  • Trains & Museums
  • Swimming Holes
  • Motocycle Roads
  • Bike Routes
  • Indian Creek Falls Hike
  • Lakes and Rivers
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • American River
  • Yuba River
  • Tahoe National Forest
  • El Dorado National Forest
  • Bear River
  • Rollins Reservoir
  • Scott's Flat Reservoir
  • Sugar Pine Reservoir
  • North Fork American River
  • colfax campgrounds

    Auburn SRA Boat-in Campsites
    Forbes Creek Campground
    Giant Gap Camp - Sugar Pine Reservoir
    Shirttail Creek Campground
    Peninsula Family Camping - Rollins Lake
    Greenhorn Campground - Rollins Lake

    tent camping

    Small railtown community in the Sierra Nevada mountains, right off Interstate 80 w/ historic station, cafes and a nice recreation lake nearby.

    nearby towns:
    Grass Valley
    Nevada City
    Yuba City
    local links:

    Colfax Chamber of Commerce
    12 South Railroad Ave. Colfax, CA 95713

    Colfax Area Historical Society
    Nevada County Narrow Gauge Rail Road
    Traffic Reports I-80
    Farmers Market: WED 4PM (summer only)
    Average Snowfall Colfax CA

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