Saturday, May 3, 2008

Sarah Totten Campground (NFS) Hwy. 96

Elevation: Approx. 1400 ~ 1500 ft.
Number of campsites: 8 family sites. Day use area available.
Affiliation: National Forest Campground – Klamath National Forest – Happy Camp Ranger District.
Open Dates: May to October Maximum Stay, 14 days.
Max. Spur: 40 feet

Location/address: Located on Hwy 96 West of the town of Hamburg. Campground about ¼ mile from Scott River Bridge crossing at Scott Bar.
Klamath National Forest Alerts

Contact: Klamath National Forest Headquarters
1711 South Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097
(530) 842-6131

Happy Camp Ranger District
P.O. Box 377 Happy Camp, CA 96039
(530) 493-1777

Campsites on a first come basis.
Price for camping: $10. Day use available.

  • Vault Toilets
  • Picnic
  • River Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Rafting
  • Fishing
  • Swimming ~ River
  • Hiking

General description: Campground is located in forested area adjacent to Hwy 96. Shaded area in trees and mountains alongside Klamath River. Undergrowth is dry in late summer. Trails near the campground. Seasonal trout and steelhead fishing. Wildlife includes black bears, deer, mountain lions, and birds of prey. Poison oak may be in the area. Campsites offer picnic tables and grills. Campground may fill quickly during summer holiday weekends. Roads within camping area may be rocky or bumpy. Campsite roads are dirt.

Services: Nearby store for basic supplies, 9 miles to the small town of Seiad Valley, 18 miles to Happy Camp. Nearest Hospital: Yreka

Directions from Yreka: Follow Main Street out of town (also known as Hwy 263, Hwy 3 and old Hwy 99) north. Follow the Shasta River until the road intersects Hwy 96 (about 7 miles). Turn west and follow the Klamath River on Hwy 96 approximately 33 miles. Once you cross Scott River Bridge look to your right for campground.

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