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Why Adam DeFranco chose Nevada City
This 200 acres is being developed as an eco-preserve retreat center
What makes this Cabin unique
Many trails and wildlife, emf free zone, no cell coverage, simple quiet country living. We now have located in front of the 3 cabins a shared group picnic area with a large charcoal BBQ, a massive 16 foot slab table, a fire pit and misc. chairs for family gathering and group workshops.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
We enjoyed our stay
Adam our host was very friendly and kind. The cabin was beautiful. We were so relaxed.
Would definitely come back.
Directions to Cabins at Wisdom Retreat
located on the San Juan Ridge, near Nevada City
20701 Bear Trap Springs Road outside Nevada City, CA, 95959.
( We recommend you print this up as there is only random cell service in this area and GPS and Google maps are often inaccurate)
From Reno, Lake Tahoe travel west on 1-80 to exit Hwy 20 and drive east to Hwy 49 in Nevada City. Turn rt soon as you enter and take Hwy 49 towards North San Juan/Downieville, Malakoff Diggins State Park.
From Sacramento travel east on 1-80 to Auburn and take HWY 49 exit north in the direction of Grass Valley / Nevada City. Turn right on HWY 49 to head towards Grass Valley/Nevada City.
As you near Grass Valley HWY 49 becomes a divided road which continues through Nevada City. At the end of the divided road on the outskirts of Nevada City, turn left to continue on HWY 49. HWY 20 continues straight at this point and eventually joins 1-80 on the way to Donner Summit. (HWY 49 and HWY 20 coincide in Grass Valley and Nevada City.) Make sure you stay on HWY 49.
Travel 7 miles on HWY 49 to reach crossing of South Fork Yuba River. Travel another 3.7 miles on HWY 49 past the river and then turn right on Tyler Foote Rd. A crude sign before this intersection lists Malakoff Diggings State Park.
Traveling on Tyler Foote Rd. and measuring mileage at the turnoff from HWY 49;
At 3.3 miles pass Mother Truckers store on the left.
At 7.9 miles pass North Columbia School House on the left.
At 9.1 miles pass the Country Store.
At 9.4 miles go pass Tyler Foote Crossing Rd. which forks to the left.
Bear right slightly and go up steep grade-to take Cruzon Grade Rd.
The road becomes steeper then levels as it ascends the ridge.
At 11.8 miles turn left on Bear Trap Springs Rd. It is a graveled dirt road marked by a Forest Service sign is approx. 50 feet left off pavement, near a 'Camp Bountiful' sign.
At approx. 1.4 miles down our gravel rd., You will see a sign on the right which says, "Foote Crossing Rd.- 4 miles" and our big sign- ''20701 Bear Trap Springs Rd.''
Also see sign, "Geronimo Pole Co", hand painted sign on tree.
Turn RIGHT onto a dirt driveway
This leads to a Yellow Steel Pole gate 100 feet away.
Note: Gate often is "Dummy Locked" with lock appearing to be locked but is not. Open and enter. See sign on tree; House/Cabins left
Make an immediately Left and go down 200 yards to large parking lot. Follow ''Cabins'' sign on other side of parking lot, make left go 100 feet to cabins.
Drive straight to your reserved cabin, park anywhere you like and go on in. Door is unlocked.
Come see us at the main house for questions or directions at any reasonable hour. We are up early.
Thank you from Adam DeFranco
office Line - 530-362- 4124
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