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“Lake Almanor”
Review of Lake Almanor

Lake Almanor
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Large, sapphire-blue lake offering excellent trout and salmon fishing opportunities.
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Lake Almanor is a large artificial lake in northwestern Plumas County, northeastern California. The reservoir has a capacity of 1,308,000 acre feet and a maximum depth of about 90 feet

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Reviewed 20 October 2013

In August we overnighted at Chester, brought a picnic lunch and found the beautiful public picnic site on the west side of Lake Almanor. Clean, great facilities--lunched at picnic table right on the lake with no fee.
We then took the drive around the lake, over the dam and into the exclusive gated community of homes on the peninsula. This is a beautifully kept, low-key area with a golf course and country club in the center and a nice private beach for residents.
Very nice and relaxing day trip.

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Reviewed 8 September 2013

Beautiful location for a wedding, absolutely breathtaking scenery. Great place for children with recreation area for picnics, playground and swimming in the lake. So relaxing, we loved it.

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Had the chance to spend a week in Lake Almanor in a lake side cabin in late August and really enjoyed it. We had a great vista of the lake. The air is fresh and the water clear. My friends got on the lake everyday for water sky and swinging. I and my sister just relaxed and enjoyed the clean air, the bird songs and the tree whistling. The Lakeside Cafe nearby is friendly and has great homemade quiche. This is a good vacation spot whatever your inclination.

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

We spent a lovely week at friend's lake shore cabin. What a enjoyment it was standing on deck every morning with a cup of coffee, watching the peaceful lake and surrounding mountains. The lake offers good fishing (saw lots fish jump). Lucky for us the busy season passed so the lake was mostly quiet, felt we had the whole lake to ourselves, minus fishermen. We got grocery from Chester, also bought nice home made pie there. We also like the small cafe at Big Spring Road and A13.

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