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TrainSpotting 13, June 2-4, 2023

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TrainSpotting 13, June 2-4, 2023

Time: June 2, 2023 to June 4, 2023
Location: Hallsted Campground, Twain, Plumas County, CA
Street: Highway 70 Feather River Canyon
City/Town: Twain
Website or Map: https://www.recreation.gov/ca…
Event Type: group, campout
Organized By: westywoman (Melissa)
Latest Activity: Dec 23, 2022

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Event Description

The Historic Feather River Railroad route runs on the opposite side of the river from the campground. Trains climb and descend the grade at all hours-you will be falling asleep to the rumble of the diesel engines and the squeal of steel wheels on the tracks. If you have never driven through the Feather River Canyon, it is a real treat! The weather can be variable in June.

For information on the Hallsted campground, the recreation.gov link is below:

https://www.recreation.gov/camping/hallsted/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70560

100 FREE things to do in Plumas County:

http://plumascounty.org/documents/100_things_plumas.pdf

Those looking for hot springs can find them a couple miles up the road. Formerly known as "Woody's", the Feather River Hot Springs are now associated with an RV park and cabins. I think you need to call to make a reservation.

www.featherriverhotsprings.com

The Twain Store is walking distance from the campground and has ice, ice cream, deli items, breakfast and lunch, beer and much more.

Twain Store & RV Park

The camp host will have firewood for sale.

You can tour the Seven Wonders of the Railroad World in Plumas County:

http://www.plumascounty.org/Trains-railroads-railfanningC

Comment Wall

Comment by westywoman (Melissa) on December 10, 2022 at 10:15am

Use this site map for choosing a site. The map online is worthless. 

Comment by John LaTorre on December 10, 2022 at 10:28am

I'm in spot #15, as I was last year.

And, as usual, I'm happy to share.

Comment by Scott & Karla on December 20, 2022 at 3:38pm

I'm in #12

Comment by regis101 on December 23, 2022 at 6:49am

I'm keeping this on the back burner.  It's a good one.  I might use this GTG as a stopping point if a continued road trip to Montana works out.  I won't book a site until more is known.  There's a lot of, depends, goin on with this.  ~RL, Dubless

Comment by westywoman (Melissa) on December 23, 2022 at 9:26am

It is a good launching pad for all kinds of road trips. It would be great to see you Regis. I am dubless, too, and I'm in 16. I will update the list when there are a few more takers.

Comment by John LaTorre on December 23, 2022 at 9:45am

Regis, do you want me to hold my half-a-space for you? That way, if the campground fills up, you'll still have a space. and if you decide to give this one a miss, let me know and I'll free it up again.

Comment by regis101 on December 23, 2022 at 10:40am

Thanks for the thought.  We're still six months out on this so maybe not save anything just yet.  I'll know more about my 2023 plans around the end of Feb or so.  I was even thinking of hangin at Hallsted for that following Mon and Tues as well. Lots of depends goin on there.  I remain in spirit.  Peace, ~RL

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