When you need to escape it all, these seven Northern California locations feel off-the-grid and far away. Northern California is filled with remote, hidden locations– from small towns and even small “census-designated areas” to lakes and rivers that are known to few people. These places are off the main roads, away from highways, and provide a glimpse of unspoiled California.

Venture to the northernmost part of the state to explore the many beautiful forests, lakes, rivers, and beaches. Some of these areas almost feel untouched by people.

Do you know of any hidden places in Northern California where people go to get away from it all?

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