On the northeast corner of Lake Almanor lies the small town of Chester. Its where you'll find all the amenities like a post office, schools, an airport and numerous shops and eateries.
The famous Olsen Barn lies just outside of Chester in the meadow and the North Fork of the Feather River flows through town on its way to the lake.
Just to the east of Chester is the 1.5 mile long causeway. This roadway is full of scenic views and waterfowl.