Maddalena Ranch Stargazing Campout

Feather River Land Trust invites you to a casual stargazing and nature walk evening at the Maddalena Ranch on A-24 near Beckwourth, Plumas County, CA.  Come experience the big sky of Sierra Valley with local stargazing experts.  More on the event here.

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Latitude: 39.791498 Longitude: -120.343631 Elevation: 4874 ft
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Vanessa Vasquez

How to Participate

What: Stargazing evening, potluck dinner and optional campout on FRLT's conserved property.

Where: Maddalena Ranch on A-24.  Directions here.

Why? Let's connect to this beautiful landscape in a new way with good company.  We've always wanted to learn more about the night sky so FRLT thought you might like to as well.

For planning purposes, we would like to get a headcount a week before the event. Please RSVP by Friday, August 14th. Call 530-283-5758 or email vvasquez@frlt.org to let us know you are coming.  We hope to see you on the land!

Dates and Times

When: Friday, October 16. Event starts at 5pm. Schedule: 5:00-6:30 optional bird/nature walk, 6:30-7:30 casual dinner and hot coco, dusk to 10pm stargazing with local experts...then sleep out under the stars, in a tent or in your small trailer (or go home).

This is an outdoor event and may be very cold! Bring warm clothes, blankets and sleeping bags for the stargazing portion.  Hats and gloves are recommended.  This event is weather dependant. If the weather is nasty we will cancel.

For planning purposes, we would like to get a headcount a week before the event. Please RSVP by Friday, August 14th. Call 530-283-5758 or email vvasquez@frlt.org to let us know you are coming. We hope to see you on the land!

Appropriate Ages

Adults, families with children of all ages.

ADA Accessibility Notes

There is level ground for parking and a mostly level, but unpaved nature trail. All trails are packed dirt but there is some uneven terrain, rocks and shrubs. An ADA porto-pottie is on site.

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