Herrington's Sierra Pines Resort

Herrington's Sierra Pines Resort

104 Main St.
Sierra City, California 96125
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Reservation Phone: (800) 682-9848
Local Phone: (530) 862-1151

Many a family has spotted the fish pond and pulled over at this classic roadside resort to let their kids hook their first trout (for which parents pay by the inch). Herrington's, open May through October, also boasts a restaurant, bar and prime location along the Yuba River just outside Sierra City.

Accommodations at the resort range from motel-style rooms to units with full kitchens. Dog-friendly trails and picnic areas are available for guests' enjoyment. More than 20 lakes beckon outdoors enthusiasts within a nine-mile radius.

Print out the "internet specials" page from the resort website and enjoy a 10% discount on non-holiday Friday-Sunday nights or 20 percent off midweek.

Dog-friendly policies:

  • Size: All sizes
  • Breed restrictions: None
  • Maximum number allowed: 2
  • Cost per dog: $0
  • Deposit: $0
  • Percentage of rooms that are dog-friendly: Over 50%

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Lakes Basin Recreation Area - Photo Credit: @cmalexander
Lakes Basin Recreation Area - Photo Credit: @cmalexander
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Road Trip! Photo Credit: Kip Leland
Road Trip! Photo Credit: Kip Leland
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