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Nelson Point Area
KEYWORDS:   Middle fork Feather River, the Hogback, Nelson Creek, Greenhorn Creek, Plumas National Forest
ABOUT 
Nelson Point is located on the Middle Fork of the Feather River.

HISTORY:   This is an area rich in history. The Middle Fork of the Feather River was one of the first rivers to be put on the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act almost 40 years ago. La Porte Road, which is what you take to get to this location, was a road originally established by wagon trails in the time Plumas County was being settled. In the past this area was also home to gold mining. (Kyla Pascucci, Feather River College)

MORE INFORMATION AND CONTACTS 
US Forest Service: Plumas National Forest
Fly Fishing the Sierra: Middle Fork Feather River
... The easiest access being the La Porte Road where it intersects the river. Within the canyon, the river consists of large pools with long runs and riffles holding wild Rainbows within the faster waters and large Browns inhabiting the pools.
CNPS CHAPTER AREA: :   Mount Lassen

AREA OF THE POLYGON::   3,365 acres
DENSITY::   0.175 native species per acre