What? : Sierra City is a census place in Sierra County, California. The elevation of Sierra City is 4,147 feet, and the town is situated in the canyon of the North Yuba River on California State Route 49. The small-town location right below the Sierra Buttes and minutes away from the Lakes Basin make it as wonderful, year-around recreation, fishing, hiking, boating, rafting, mountain biking, skiing, kayaking, bird watching and lots of wildlife!
Where? : Sierra City, located one hour northwest of Truckee on Highway 49 (at the North Yuba River canyon). From Grass Valley this is 60-miles drive east on highway 49 (around 1 hour and 30 minutes’ drive).
When? : Year round. Although there are a lot of winter activities the preferred time to visit there is summer and Fall. The snow cleared and you can access all the lakes and enjoy hiking, biking, and all other outdoor activities.
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