Chester & Surrounding Areas
The Chester/Lake Almanor area is a great destination for family fun and home ownership and living in the town of Chester provides convenient access to groceries, banks, restaurants and other services. Chester is just minutes away from other great areas around the lake that offer fun lake and family activities, fishing and more. Fishing is famous on the nearby Hamilton Branch river where it empties into the lake. Lake Almanor is famous also for all the fun summer water sports and activities (swimming, water skiing, wake boarding, sailing, kayaking, etc). The summer lake water temperature is about 65 to 70 degrees, perfectly refreshing. Just a short drive from Chester is the 18-hole Bailey Creek USGA championship golf course, the Peninsula Market, shops, restaurants, resorts, marinas, accommodations and other services. After all the fun play at the lake, try a round of golf at Bailey Creek, go for a bike ride, go for a hike or visit Lassen Volcanic National Park just 40 minutes away. Other informative area websites to explore include the Plumas County Visitor’s Guide, Mountain Valley Living, Seneca Hospital and the Plumas County Official Site. Other popular neighborhoods around Lake Almanor include the Lake Almanor Country Club, Bailey Creek, Foxwood, the Peninsula Village area and Lake Almanor West. To view all featured neighborhoods, click here.