Explore at The Yubaverse
The Yubaverse is perfectly situated for you to explore the scenic rivers, breathtaking mountain views, and gold rush ghost towns of the Lost Sierra.
The Yuba River
Splash into refreshing emerald waters. The Yuba River offers excellent spots for summer swimming with deep pools and plenty of rocks to sunbathe. Sections of the Yuba River also offer Class IV to Class V rafting for adventurous water sports enthusiasts.
The Sierra Buttes
The majestic Sierra Buttes beckon adventurers to explore their rugged beauty. These soaring peaks offer some of the most awe-inspiring views in the region and plenty of hiking trails and climbing for everyone. Check out the Sierra Buttes Fire Lookout trail for 360-degree views of the Buttes — a top 10 hike!
Lakes Basin Recreation Area
Over 20 lakes, 30+ miles of world-class hiking trails, cascading waterfalls, high mountain views, and historic lodges. Get exploring with a wealth of outdoor activities for adventurers of all kinds - even the four legged!
Tahoe & Plumas National Forests
These national forests offer serene afternoons of shade and tranquility. Embark on hikes along well-marked trails that wind through towering pine trees and lush meadows. Wildlife enthusiasts will delight in these forests’ diverse ecosystems, home to a wide array of animal and bird species. Keep an eye out for deer, black bears, bald eagles, and the elusive mountain lion as you explore the vast wilderness.
This little gold rush town in the heart of the Lost Sierra is a hidden gem that offers visitors a unique taste of the rich history of the American West. Take a stroll through downtown with its beautifully preserved 19th-century architecture, historic buildings, and quaint shops in one of California's most historic regions.
Play at The Yubaverse
On trails, mountains, or water, The Yubaverse is your next adventure’s launch pad.
Thousands of miles of untouched forest and quiet trails to explore at your own pace.Learn More
Fishable year-round, the crystal clear waters of the Yuba are home to iconic fly fishing.Learn More