California Journals

Graeagle Sierra Small town

A July 2005 trip to California by MKRose

Quote: Graeagle is a golf destination in the Sierra Mountains of Plumas County. It is about an hour north of Truckee, and a 5-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay area.

Graeagle Sierra Small town


Golf courses offer good rates and specials. Feather River is a beautiful location and can be a very scenic drive on Highway 70. Bird-watching is a common hobby for visitors to this area.

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Having a car is a necessity. Mountain bikes would be fun as a recreational activity if you are staying in town and not on Highway 70. You can also hike trails along Feather River.

Chalet View Lodge

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Chalet View Lodge has large rooms with kings-size beds, plus a loft with a queen-size bed and small cabins. Our room was clean and well decorated and had small, wall-mounted flat-screen televisions. The bathrooms are marble, and the stainless-steel sinks that add a nice decorative touch. The small wall-unit air-conditioner was noisy and not adequate for 100+ degree weather in the summer. Everything has been completely renovated. A local dining at the restaurant informed us that a fire had destroyed the original motel. It has a small pool behind the main lobby that is a quiet gathering place for guests. The personnel in the lobby boast about hiking trials, but it was about a 2-minute walk, not...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on July 20, 2005

Chalet View Lodge
Post Office Box 810
Graeagle, California
(800) 510-8439