Young America Lake is located approximately 3 miles north of Sierra City. This lake is planted with golden trout every two years. It is a tough hike to get to this special lake.
Directions from Sierra City: Travel northeast on Hwy. #49 for approximately 4 miles, turn left onto Gold Lake Hwy. Travel approximately 1 mile and turn left (southwest), continue for .5 miles and the campground is on the left. The Young America Lake is approximately 2 miles southwest of the campground.