Big Valley is located in beautiful, rural northeastern California. Big Valley consists of four small towns: Nubieber, Bieber, Lookout and Adin. Surrounded by picturesque mountain peaks, Big Valley lies within Modoc and Lassen Counties. The valley has many captivating views of Mt. Shasta and Mount Lassen can be seen from Big Valley. Along with mountain views there are also many historic barns and ranches.
The communities border the Ash Creek Wildlife area which covers more than 14,100 acres. About 3,000 acres are natural wetlands that are fed by the flow of seasonal streams. This provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Throughout the grassy marshes you can see large, long-legged Sand Hill Cranes, rarely seen wildlife and Bald Eagles soaring through the clear blue skies. The wildlife that can be viewed in Big Valley includes geese, hawks, mule deer, antelope, quail, sage grouse, owls, and coyotes.