Near Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bald Rock Dome
The dome rises nearly 2,000 feet above the Middle Fork Feather River and Bald Rock Canyon to an elevation of 3,509 feet above sea level. Bald Rock Dome is similar to Half Dome, in Yosemite.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
Location. 39° 37.597′ N, 121° 16.405′ W. Marker is near Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from Bryant Ravine Road (Forest Road 21N35Y) 1.6 miles north of Lumpkin Road when traveling north. Marker is located on the Feather Falls Loop Trail, overlooking Bald Rock Canyon, about 1 mile north of the Bryant Ravine Road Trailhead and parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oroville CA 95966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Native Food Preparation (approx. 0.6 miles away); Forbestown Lodge No. 50 F.& A.M (approx. 7 miles away); Lake Madrone Cemetery (approx. 7.3 miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Berry Creek (approx. 7.4 miles away); Woodleaf Hotel (approx. 8.7 miles away); Black Bart, the PO8 (approx. 11 miles away); Bidwell's Bar (approx. 11˝ miles away); The Mother Orange Tree of Butte County (approx. 11˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
Also see . . .
1. Bald Rock Dome (Wikipedia). Bald Rock is a granite batholith located in Butte County, California, in the Plumas National Forest. Located close to Lake Oroville, the dome peak overlooks Sacramento Valley and coastal mountain ranges. The area was once home to the Maidu, a tribe of indigenous people. They left the rock with many unique features, such as metate, grinding holes used to prepare acorns and grains. (Submitted on March 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Hiking the Feather Falls Trail. The return portion of the loop leaves from near the Feather Falls Overlook and offers excellent views of Frey Creek and Bald Rock Dome. It connects to the bottom portion of the loop near the trailhead. (Submitted on March 7, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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