Winter Activities


The Lakes Basin Recreation Area, located just above Graeagle, offers many groomed trails winding through spectacular forest scenery. Access trails from the Gold Lake Staging Area on Gold Lake Highway – 5 miles south of Graeagle.

ATV and Snowmobiling Tours: Explore! Sierra Touring Company

Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing, Sledding

During the winter, explore the quiet beauty of the snow-covered landscape by snowshoeing or cross country skiing. Great local areas for snowshoeing and cross country skiing are the Lakes Basin Recreation Area, Plumas State Park, and Plumas Eureka Ski Bowl.

Enjoy the annual Historic Longboard Revival Series races at Plumas Eureka Ski Bowl – held the third Sundays of January, February, and March. Longboard racers ski downhill on 12 to 16-foot old style wooden skis! For more information visit: or call 530-283-3381.

Equipment Rentals: Howling Dogs Bike and Ski, Graeagle

Visit website:, or call 530-836-2SKI (2754).