Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Nevada County includes the cities of: Grass Valley, Nevada City, Lake Wildwood, Rough & Ready, Alta Sierra, North San Juan, Lake of the Pines, Cedar Ridge and the outlying rural areas, a land of pristine rivers, rolling valleys, magnificent mountains, spectacular changing seasons, quaint historic towns, unlimited recreational possibilities and a vibrant theatre, art and music scene. It just might be the best of all possible worlds.
There are many opportunities for fun in every season. Rivers, forests, meadows, wildlife, wildflowers and spectacular views await your enjoyment. For the outdoor enthusiast: from camping, hiking, river rafting, water skiing, and golf to all the winter sports in nearby resorts, we have it all! Music, theater and art lovers will be delighted with the many offerings in the area.
Our historic gold rush towns boast boutique shopping, fine dining, farmers markets and historic B& Bs. Wine Trail, Grape Affair, Victorian and Cornish Christmas events are not to be missed. It's all here!
Come see and experience the Northern Sierra Country... A Destination Worth Exploring! Majestic mountains (filled with gold), with rolling valleys down below, lakes, rivers and streams, 4 wheeling and bicycling. The Indians were the first to know, then pioneers, and now, for those that know - it is the best place to call home!