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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: 2,005 zip code: 95713


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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
  • Devil's Falls
  • Stevens Creek Falls
  • mountain biking
  • railroad history
  • river rafting
  • fishing
  • Mexican Gulch Falls
  • Shirttail Creek Falls
  • trains & museums
  • swimming holes
  • motorcycle roads
  • biking
  • 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 Area Heritage Museum
  • colfax campgrounds

    Auburn SRA Boat-in Campsites
    Forbes Creek Campground
    Giant Gap Camp - Sugar Pine Reservoir
    Shirttail Creek Campground
    Greenhorn Camp @ Rollins Lake
    Orchard Springs - Scotts Flat Lake

    tent camping

    Railroad community in the Sierra Nevada mountains, right off Interstate 80 w/ historic station, cafes and a family camping lake nearby.

    nearby towns:
    Grass Valley
    Nevada City
    local links:

    Colfax Chamber of Commerce
    99 South Railroad Street, Colfax, CA 95713

    Colfax Area Historical Society
    Nevada County Narrow Gauge Rail Road
    Traffic Reports I-80
    Farmers Market: WED (summer)
    Average Snowfall Colfax CA
    Dine n Dash Pub & Grill
    Plaza Tire and Auto Service
    Nimbl Vehicles: XP Camper
    Sierra RV Center
    Marval's Food Market
    Colfax Farm & Country Store
    Dawg House Cafe
    Red Frog Bar and Grill

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