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Sutter Buttes

Butte Road, Yuba City, CA
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Great biking territory

Hello All; The Sutter Buttes offer an excellent all around view which demands attention from... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
kenny f
Yuba City, California
via mobile
Drive around on your own, but to hike interior you need guide service for private lands

Sutter Buttes, known as the smallest mountain range in California, and fondly referred to as... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Groveland, California
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Butte Road, Yuba City, CA
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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

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

1  Thank CTBCalifornia
Reviewed 23 March 2017

"Maidu Tribe`s Spirit Mountain" In the middle of flat farmland for as far as the eye can see, craggy peaks jut out of nowhere. Natives tribes saw it was a resting place for spirits before they went on to the afterlife. We just did the...More

1  Thank danetta
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My Granddaughter, Daphne, came up to me and said, "She was bored." Normally, that would be a signal that she wanted an additional chore to stay busy and pass time. It was such a beautiful day. I couldn't resist in insisting we take a leisurely...More

1  Thank JosefBartruff
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

3  Thank welikethecoast
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I bike from Yuba City (about 7 miles away) and the overall ride was great. To get to the base of Sutter Buttes I followed the bike trail. One we got to Sutter Buttes there was really no bike trail. Had to follow the two...More

1  Thank Joel K
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

The Sutter Buttes are eroded volcanic lava domes which rise to just over 2,100 feet. If you are into photography you can get some gorgeous pictures especially early morning or at sunset. They offer walking tours/hikes most of the year and cover history, vegetation, geology,...More

1  Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We followed the voice of Siri to a town and a dirt road. We did not find an entrance. I've since read there is 20 acres one can go to on a tour, evidently run by somebody, but the public area was closed since 2003?...More

3  Thank Clyde H
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Regardless if you drive or hike the Buttes it is different each time and each season. Have hiked it three times and each was very special and great guides. As it is privately owned one must book a week end or private hike with Middle...More

4  Thank lawton212
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

There's a spot I go to clear my head and just get away from the world. I just take in the peace and quiet. Best therapy ever! And it has some of the most amazing sunset.

4  Thank mike g
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