Plumas County, Northern California

Directions to Lake Almanor



Getting to Lake Almanor


From Redding or Red Bluff the best route to Lake Almanor is via Highway 36 out of Red Bluff. Highway 44 leads through Lassen National Park and is slow and windy.

From Chico, Oroville or Sacramento, the best route to Lake Almanor is via Highway 32 out of Chico. Other roads are slower.

From the Reno area take Highway 395 to Susanville and then Highway 36 west to Lake Almanor.


Mileage and Driving Times to Lake Almanor
Miles Hours Mins.
Chico 67 1 31
Oroville 87 1 48
Quincy 47 58
Red Bluff 71 1 15
Redding 102 1 44
Reno 121 2 04
Sacramento 154 3 07
Susanville 35 40



map of Lake Alamnor area