Lake Almanor celebrates its 100th birthday
Plumas County has a rich and colorful history dating back to the gold rush. And few events impacted our region as much as the creation of Lake Almanor.
This month marks the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Great Western Power Co. dam on the North Fork Feather River at what was then the southern end of Big Meadows. Although vacationers had been drawn to the area for years, the creation of Lake Almanor spawned a premier vacation destination that attracted people from all over the world.