About an hour’s drive south of Quincy is the historic community of La Porte and the nearby Little Grass Valley Reservoir. A former gold mining town, La Porte today attracts numerous visitors to its superior campsites, fishing holes, and swimming areas.
History buffs and off-road adventurers also
can take a
self-guided tour of historic mining town
sites along forest service roads
surrounding La Porte.
The community features the historic Union Hotel
Sierra Retreat (open for groups), along with
cabin rentals, a resort, a general store, deli,
gas station, gift store, tavern, and a small
museum. Boat, jet ski, bike, ATV and snowmobile