Things to Do At Chalet View Lodge
Set in the tranquility and magnificence of Northern California’s Sierra mountains, Chalet View Lodge is proud to be a part of the unique beauty of Plumas County; a truly hidden gem that should not be missed.
Warm Weather Activities
- Hiking, Boating, and Recreation
With an abundance of lakes and hiking trails, Plumas County is full of breathtaking views and endless adventure. From enthusiasts looking for more vigorous hikes, to short trips to picnic and view waterfalls or lookout points, we have it all. Come to explore Lake Davis in Portola, or enjoy the various hikes found in the Lakes Basin area, or the scenery of Frenchman Lake. Bring your boats, water-skis, kayaks, fishing poles and cameras today for that vacation you’ve been meaning to take.Click here to view Chalet View’s top 10 recommended hikes in the area. And don’t forget to ask about checking out the Feather River Country Adventure Trails book by Tom Demund at the front desk for 101 fun hikes in the area with maps and directions.
- Mountain Biking
Mountain biking is huge in this out of the way spot. From the dangers of the famous Downieville Downhill to scenic rides of the Lakes Basin area, no mountain biker should overlook this area. For a complete guide to mountain biking trails in the area click here.
- Horseback Riding
Plumas County offers a variety of different horseback riding adventure for just about everyone, from overnight backcountry pack trips to horse-drawn wagon rides and more. See what we have to offer by clicking here.
We mustn’t forget the fun of ATVs in Plumas County’s Things to Do. Tours are available at Explore! Sierra Touring Co.
Now, for those history buffs Plumas County has a list of Museums to visit, including Portola’s Railroad Museum and Plumas Eureka State Park and Museum in Johnsville. Come take tours, and explore the rich history of Plumas County.
- Johnsville Ski Hill
The white season of winter in Plumas County is not without its own unique excitement. With our annual Historic Longboard Ski Racesat the Johnsville Ski Hill you won’t want to miss out on our winter events and activities.
Be a part of the project to re-open this Historic Ski Hill to the public by calling (530) 412.1455 and donating today! All donations go to the Eastern Plumas Recreation District, the entity charged by the state to rebuild the Ski Hill.
- Snowmobiling and Snowshoeing
Check out Explore! Sierra Touring Co. and take a snowmobiling tour right off of our Property at Chalet View Lodge this winter or check out some local trailsfor yourself.
Borrow snowshoes from us or rent some from Mountain Hardware in Blairsden, California and go on some adventures of your own in the area. Inquire at the Front desk for details.