Eureka cabin is a secluded studio cabin on a hillside surrounded in forest with a deck facing the river, full amenities, and is set above the North Yuba River. With all-new beds, appliances, furniture, lighting, and kitchenware, our housekeeping cabins are among the most modern accommodations in Downieville, perfect for extended stays.
Eureka Cabin Details
Studio with one queen bed. Full kitchen, full bath, gas stove heat. With a deck overlooking the North Yuba River. No pets in this cabin. If you have any questions regarding this cabin, please give us a call at 530-289-3465. We’re here to make your stay at the Lure Resort a memorable one!
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2 Night Minimum (select 3 days in the calendar below).
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The Story of Eureka
The town of Eureka, also known as Eureka Diggings or Eureka North, was located approximately 12 miles northwest of Downieville near the head of Eureka Creek at 5,000 feet elevation. The ridge top area around Eureka was incredibly rich in gold, discovered almost immediately after the start of the Gold Rush. However, because of its ridge top location, water was difficult to obtain once spring runoff had dried up. This difficulty in obtaining water ultimately led to the town’s demise, as evidenced by this July 31, 1858 letter to the editor of the Sierra Democrat:
“…During the water season, Eureka presents a lively appearance, not excelled by any of the mountain towns; but no sooner does this native element begin to slacken …