Telegraph cabin is a studio cabin wrapped in trees with a deck facing the river, full amenities, and is set above the North Yuba River. The high ceilings and tall windows bring the towering peaks and cliffs inside, the spacious deck is perfect for cool summer evening relaxing to the sound of the river below. With all-new beds, appliances, furniture, lighting, and kitchenware, our housekeeping cabins are among the most modern accommodations in Downieville, perfect for extended stays.
Telegraph Cabin Details
Studio with a queen bed. 3 guests only. Full kitchen, full bath, gas stove for heat. Deck overlooking the North Yuba River. One well-behaved pet is welcomed at $20/night. 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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The Story of Telegraph
Located on the Saddleback Road at 5,300 feet elevation at the headwaters of Goodyears Creek, the Telegraph Mine is one of the few original Sierra County mines that is still operational. The Telegraph has produced large gold nuggets, including a 2.4 pound specimen currently on display at the Smithsonian Institute.
Due to its location at the foot of the mighty Fir Cap, not far from the White Bear Mine, the Telegraph has been subject to treacherous natural disasters including landslides and avalanches, as evidenced by this January 26, 1915 article printed in the Morning Union:
“Last Wednesday when Messrs. Hughes and Squires were going to the Telegraph mine at Downieville, they had a very narrow escape …