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Plumas Eureka State Park in the snow !!!!!

It was great to get to see the park in the fresh snow !!!! a short hike through the snow and your... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Smithsgold
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California
A great museum with lots of gold mining history, rocks, and displays.

This is worth a visit as the park museum and grounds are very interesting. Eureka gold mine was... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
TravelGoddess61
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Chico, California
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

It was great to get to see the park in the fresh snow !!!! a short hike through the snow and your at the headframe what a great time !!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Smithsgold
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is worth a visit as the park museum and grounds are very interesting. Eureka gold mine was active there at one time and there is a lot of history about it in the State Park. Outside the museum there are a lot of mining...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This park takes us back in history to the gold days in California. The old stamp Mill is standing (although you can't go in for safety reasons). Look for the Gold Rush weekend event.Starts with pancakes and then tours of all the buildings are open...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A bench along the Talking Forest trail was unusable, a small bridge looked like it might collapse and the museum exhibits faded -- camping sites looked fabulous. The small grey squirrel dragging a pine cone bigger than he was not happy about seeing a human...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I have been coming to this park since I was ten years old. My wife and I brought our children, and we have continued to visit. It has very spacious sites, and hot showers. It is also conveniently located to hiking and fishing, as well...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Greg J
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

A really pretty route to take to catch some of the really beautiful areas of this forest. It was busy on the road so had to take it slowly and stop at various vista stops to take it all in. Some places are high!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

My son, my grandson and I learned about 'fire assaying'. It will make a great science fair project. The museum was interesting. It seems they have lost some funding to please make a contribution to keep California history alive!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank PeZeli
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is just what we'd been looking for. As much as we love Tahoe and Yosemite and other popular Sierra locations, they are simply too crowded. Plumas Eureka State Park provides great hiking with forest, lakes and streams galore; a lot of original mining equipment...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank whenyoudream
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This park has TONS of mining history. If you are in the area and even if you are not it is worth the trip. I went through the park on my way to higher 4x4 peaks nearby. The park surprised me with its preserved history...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank MITCHEL N
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We have lived near here for 35 years and our bluegrass band plays every year for their yearly pancake breakfast fundraiser. This is a great place to experience California history of gold mining. Docents do a very good job explaining how the stamp mill worked...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank BluegrassMom
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