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Description
It was gold that brought prospectors in search of their fortunes to this area in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada during California's gold rush. Although a 54-pound nugget was found nearby, the frenzy for gold eventually died down. Many miners stayed, however, establishing farms, orchards, sawmills and shops. Activities for visitors include nature trail hiking and biking, boating, fishing, gold panning and back-road excursions to old mining sites.
Visitor Info
Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau 5550 Skyway 1 PARADISE, CA 95969. Phone:(530)877-9356
Things to See
Gold Nugget Museum
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Ponderosa Gardens Motel
7010 Skyway. Paradise, CA 95969
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Paradise Lodge
5475 Clark Rd. Paradise, CA 95969
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