Home of Paul Bunyan!.... the 148 acres comprising the Old Red River Mill Site has Robber's Creek running through and breathtaking views of Dyer Mountain. Some of the property has beautiful high elevation meadows backed with healthy pine trees. It is a short walk to Mountain Meadows Reservoir and great fishing or canoeing. There is power to the property. This historic property would possibly make a great small ranch, horse property, or summer camp site with potential for an excellent industrial property as well. 100 years ago the Red River Lumber Company was the largest pine lumber mill in the world employing over 5,000 people and created the company town of Westwood. The mill has been long gone and the property is a golden opportunity in the Lost Sierra area.
The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS), a nonprofit that builds and maintains multi-use trails in the region, wants to rethink how its towns do business. The organization developed a Trails Master Plan for Connected Communities, funded by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, which puts forth a vision for a recreation-focused lifestyle through community investment, shared stewardship, economic opportunity and new local jobs.
The project includes building a new 600-plus-mile trail system, dubbed the “Lost Sierra Route,” which will ultimately connect 15 mountain towns that span from Truckee northward to Westwood, near where the Sierra Nevada end and the Cascade Range begins. The landscape is nothing short of spectacular and once completed, is sure to become a destination for outdoor adventurists near and far — and a home for all of the business they tend to bring.