Chester is a charming town located on Highway 36 at the northern end of Lake Almanor, and offers a full range of amenities. Chester is known as the eastern gateway to Lassen Volcanic National Park.
Shoppers can browse Main Street with its unique gift shops, galleries and eateries. Overnight visitors to Chester can choose from a wide range of motels, vacation rentals, bed and breakfast inns and campgrounds.
Annual arts shows, a century bike ride, a July 4th fireworks display, parade, fun run, and music festival and an annual Street Rod Extravaganza in September are among the special events that are featured each year in Chester. The town also hosts wine walks and outdoor concerts during the summer. For more information on the Chester area, you may visit the Chester/Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce.