Bald Rock Dome facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBald Rock Dome
|Elevation||3,509 ft (1,070 m) NGVD 29|
|Location||Butte County, California, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Brush Creek|
|Mountain type||Granite batholith|
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.
A short trail leads through the woods to the rock, which includes several crevasses and peculiar rock formations. The area is used for hiking, climbing, and rappeling. Camping is allowed but not closer than 300 yards from running water. The site also includes the ruin of a small shelter made from stacked rocks.
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