Striving to Grow Recreational Opportunities within the Lake Almanor Community
About Lake Almanor
The communities around Lake Almanor, California, in addition to being well known as "gateways" to Lassen Volcanic National Park and the Pacific Crest Trail in Plumas County, are centers for camping, trophy fishing, water sports, hiking and biking, winter sports, and healthy family living. Lake Almanor is the 8th largest reservoir in California.
Lake Almanor offers four seasons of recreation to outdoor enthusiasts. Pick your season, pick your favorite activity. Whether water skiing, wake or snowboarding, cross country skiing, running, hiking, cycling or snowshoeing, Lake Almanor is the destination for you.
To learn more about these programs, events, current projects & volunteer opportunities, please take a moment to visit the rest of the website. You may also email the district for information at email@example.com or leave a message at (530) 258-2562.
Seeking a way to help recreation grow in Lake Almanor....You can find your niche by volunteering to work on the Standing Committees listed on the ARPD Community Needs You! tab at the top of this home page.
For weekly updates on local sports and recreation, community news and politics, and weather and fishing reports visit plumasnews.com.
NEXT UP IN OUR CALENDAR:
29th Annual Street Rod Extravaganza in Chester, CaliforniaHome of the premier
Northern California Poker Run where car show participants cruise 35-miles around
Lake Almanor, one of the top 20 scenic drives in the USA, all a part of the All
American Scenic Byways & Volcanic Legacy Byways.
Entry Fee is $35 per vehicle; Mountain Dance Party, Event Tee Shirts, and Sat. Lunch also available for separate fees.
FIRST EVER EVENT Join ARPD, the Caribou Alliance for Trails, and the USFS Almanor District for our long awaited and first ever Trail Maintenance Day, Saturday, September 26 at 8:30am in the area of Homer Lake in Greenville, California
The trail to this popular and historic area is in need of some love. Resident trail guru, Frank Giustino, will be guiding and training volunteers to improve accessibility. This event is limited to the number of volunteers that can participate. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact ARPD's Trail Committee Director, David Slusher, at firstname.lastname@example.org/530-258-7750 to reserve a place on our crew.
SECOND EVER EVENT...Great Sierra River Cleanup, part of the California-wide Coastal Cleanup Day. The Almanor Recreation and Park District along with the Caribou Alliance for Trails, Mountain Meadows Conservancy, the Almanor Watershed Group, and the Feather River Land Trust will hold the second annual North Fork Feather River Cleanup in Chester from 9:00 to noon on September 19, 2015. Volunteers are needed to help clean-up trash and debris that is a hazard to both people recreating and to wildlife. This event is sure to be a fun and worth-while day for the whole family or maybe a great way for colleagues to get together outside the office. There are many cleanup sites located around the Lake Almanor Basin at popular recreation areas that deserve our attention. Lets show the community that we care for the lands we use and enjoy. Please join the effort!
Volunteers must pre-register to take part. Contact Vanessa Vasquez of Feather River Land Trust at 530-283-5758 or email@example.com for more information and to register for this fun event. Snacks will be provided to all volunteers. If you will not be available to participate, please forward this announcement to someone who may be able.
FLASH!Brought to you by Almanor Recreation and Park District! Two new sports programs have hit the boards in our local school gymnasiums! The first is "Youth Open Gym" and the second is "Adult Drop In Basketball."
YOUTH OPEN GYM is a FREE and FUN sports activity program offered in the Chester Elementary School gym. It is open to all children, in grades K - 6, from any school in the Lake Almanor Basin. It operates beginning in December, from 3 - 5 p.m. every Friday night except for school holidays and will run through the end of March. REGISTER your children now, BEAT the cold and BURN
COMING February 1......Adult Drop In Basketball in the Chester High School gym! The program will be offered every Sunday, from 5 -- 7 p.m. until April 1. This program is co-ed and open to persons age 16 and older. Chester High School students currently enrolled in sports should check with the Athletic Director to ensure Sunday play will not violate league practice rules.
The Almanor Basin Trails Exploratory Committee group is now meeting the second Tuesday of each month, at 6 p.m., in the office of the Almanor Recreation and Park District, 102 Meadowbrook Loop (the modular next to the Truman Collins Sports Complex). Two projects are currently in the works,the mapping of water trails and formulating a recreation plan for an all inclusive trail system within the Lake Almanor Basin.
Inquiring minds want to know.......What's coming up in the world of recreation in the Lake Almanor Basin.....Tune in to the events page for all the latest!
Almanor Recreation and Park District
102 Meadowbrook Loop Chester, CA 96020 Mailing: P.O. Box 325 Phn: (530) 258-2562 Fax: (530) 258-4157 firstname.lastname@example.org