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Smallest Mountain range in the world !!!

The World's Smallest Mountain range. Both the town and the buttes are named for John Sutter, who... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
During Spring, driving around the Sutter Buttes is a wonderful experience.

My wife and I take an occasional motorcycle ride around the Sutter Buttes usually in the Spring... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Bob B
Pioneer, California
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Butte Road, Yuba City, CA
+1 530-671-6116
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

I grew up in this area and the Sutter Buttes were almost always in the background. But as a kid I didn't pay them much mind. Coming back to the area years later I was struck with how prominent they are. Having extra time one...More

12  Thank CovingtonCat
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My understanding of The Sutter Buttes is that they are mostly public land, surrounded by private land which allows no access. The public land is therefore used by the private land owners as grazing land for cattle, and hunting land (where they shoot wild pigs...More

7  Thank welikethecoast
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The World's Smallest Mountain range. Both the town and the buttes are named for John Sutter, who received a large land grant in the area from the Mexican government in 1839. You can drive around the entire Buttes the trip takes just over a hour...More

3  Thank Smithsgold
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My wife and I take an occasional motorcycle ride around the Sutter Buttes usually in the Spring when everything is still green. It takes about an hour and it is a comfortable ride. If you have a motorcycle, a convertible automobile, or just like to...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Sutter Buttes are a fantastic little mountain range that seem to pop up out of nowhere. In reality, they are what's left of a volcano. But from the side, it definitely looks like a miniature mountain range. I just wish there was a way to...More

1  Thank 7,268
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This state park is completely land-locked by private property. If you want to access it you have to pay an arm and a leg, meet up at a local convenience store, and caravan in with your guides. You'll enjoy the beauty, the family history, and...More

2  Thank Jacks_and_Beans
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The first time I saw the Sutter Buttes jutting up from the very flat valley. Looks like a magical place and I was happy to have an opportunity to go inside the buttes. It's a lovely area and we did about an 8 mile hike....More

3  Thank dayjeffreya
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Great scenery , had a awesome time enjoying the view , While driving by watching the sunset!!! :) Will defiantly return

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Sutter Buttes is a unique and beautiful place. But, unfortunately it's largely inaccessible for a tourist. The highway through the range is a great way to see the mountains, but you really can't go into the hills. Read up on the geology of the buttes...More

4  Thank 7,268
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Often called the Worlds Smallest Mountain Chain, the Sutter Buttes offers scenic views year around, but especially in the Spring when many of the orchards you pass when touring the Buttes are in full bloom with blossoms or in the Fall when the fall colors...More

3  Thank A8579DLjamesl
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Hello All; The Sutter Buttes offer an excellent all around view which demands attention from bicycle enthusiasts. They are the smallest mountain range in the United States and can be seen from across the valley. The road travels all around the Buttes and is very...More

2  Thank kenny f
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Sutter Buttes, known as the smallest mountain range in California, and fondly referred to as "Middle Mountains" for their location between the Coastal Range and the Sierra Nevada, this is almost all private land. You can drive around the buttes on county land, for some...More

3  Thank CTBCalifornia
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2 September 2017|
Response from A8579DLjamesl | Reviewed this property |
There are many very good restaurants and of course all the fast food places in Yuba City. The Feather River borders Yuba City on the east, and the Sacramento River is 15 miles to the west.
2 September 2017|
Response from kenny f | Reviewed this property |
Hello.There a plentiful selection of restaurants located in Yuba City located a few miles outside of the Buttes. Much to chose from, new brewery type restaurant located behind Sizzler to Panera bread to Red Robin In an Out... More