Named after a local rancher is the quiescence community of Nicolaus, a self sufficient town surrounded by Trowbridge, East Nicolaus, Verona and Lee. With a minor population, this place is just ideal for a summer break where golfers can enjoy their passion while the rest can relish the rich spreads of grasslands, valleys and farmlands. Also, the River Feather very nearby the town of Nicolaus offers various leisure-time water activities like fishing and swimming, hunting and bird watching. Adventurers can seek out for some canoeing and kayaking as well in the Feather River while the others can choose to hike and bike! It is indeed the rustic and rural charm of the town that entices many visitors and while passing by the State Highway 99, tourists often take a break at the Nicolaus.