U.s. National Forest Campground Guide: Pacific Southwest Region - North Section

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AuthorHouse, Jun 1, 2007 - Reference - 384 pages
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Crowds are scattered and cities farther apart north of Sacramento, California. This is where visitors find forests like those of bye-gone days where Big Foot roamed and the way the West used to be. Of his time around Lake Tahoe, Mark Twain wrote: "The view was always fascinating, bewitching, entrancing. The eye was never tired of gazing. . .." These words could be applied to any of the national forests in California north of Sacramento. Each forest, whether Eldorado, Klamath, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Six Rivers, Tahoe, or Trinity, still feature the pristine beauty that held Mark Twain in awe. No doubt that there have been changes since Twain wandered the area but the forests are much as they have always been - full of awe-inspiring wonders to discover, breath-taking sights to see, and once-in-a-lifetime adventures to experience. Visitors can follow in the footsteps of the 49ers through Eldorado and Trinity National Forests, or explore the ancient and new volcanic landscapes of Lassen and Modoc National Forests. Other visitors will enjoy the challenge and awesome power of mighty rivers that flow through the Klamath, Plumas, and Six Rivers National Forests. And visitors will, like Mark Twain, delight in the spectacular views of Lake Tahoe in the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. Whether you camp in a tent or a recreational vehicle (RV), there are campgrounds in U.S. National Forests to satisfy the needs of most campers. The U.S. National Forest Campground Guide, Pacific Southwest Region (North Section), describes 222 developed campgrounds in 11 National Forests located in California, north of Sacramento. All of the campgrounds werepersonally visited and researched by the authors of this Guide. There are more than 50 items of information for each campground, narrative descriptions (including authors' anecdotes), maps displaying the relative location of the campgrounds, and quick look-up tables to hel

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