August 2014: Several campgrounds are closed or do not have access due to current forest fires. Check with the Forestry Service for updated information. Many trails in the area may also be closed. We are sorry to report this!
This page is provided as an index to assist you in locating some of the great camping places you will find located in Siskiyou County. Please click on each site of interest to view accurate pictures of the campgrounds, list of amenities, and general information as well as driving directions. It is hoped you will find this information helpful and enhance your stay in Siskiyou County. Please return or bookmark this blog as new information is added!
Please also click the links on the right sidebar for things to do and see along the different routes!
Camping along the I-5 Corridor: From Dunsmuir, CA to the Oregon Border on Interstate 5, Siskiyou County, California
- Sims Flat Campground near Dunsmuir (NFS)
- Lake Siskiyou Camp near Mt. Shasta City (Commercial)
- McBride Springs Camp near Mt. Shasta City (NFS)
- Lake Shastina Public Access near Weed, Ca (County) Free!
- Waiiaka Trailer Haven, Yreka, CA (Commercial)
- Yreka RV Park, Yreka, CA (Commercial)
From Interstate 5 along the Klamath River to the county line at Somes Bar, CA
- Tree of Heaven Campground (NFS)
- Skeahan Bar River Access/Camp area (NFS) Free!
- Beaver Creek Campground (NFS) Free!
- Quigley's General Store & RV Park (Commerical)
- Brown Bear River Access/Camp area (NFS) Free!
- Sarah Totten Campground (NFS) Updated!
- Fort Goff Campground (NFS) Free! (Currently Closed due to construction, summer 2014.)
- Curly Jack Campground (NFS)
- Dillon Campground (NFS)
- Nordheimer Flat Campground and River Access (NFS)
From the intersection of I-5 and 97 at Weed, California to the Oregon State Line
Camping along Highway 89 East and South East towards Lassen National Park. From Interstate 5 (near Mt. Shasta City) towards Lassen National Park East on Highway 89:
- Fowlers Camp (NFS)
- Cattle Camp (NFS)
- Dusty Campground (NFS, but operated by P. G. & E) Not in Siskiyou County, but nearby in Shasta County.
- Hat Creek Campground (NFS) Also not in Siskiyou County, but nearby with world class trout fishing.
Camping in outlying Siskiyou County areas!
Click here for: Views along the Scott River
- Indian Scotty Campground (NFS) along the Scott River
- Bridge Flat Campground (NFS) along the Scott River Free!
- Shadow Creek Campground (NFS) along the Salmon River Free!
- Matthews Creek (NFS) along the Salmon River
- Red Bank Public Camp (NFS) @ north fork of the Salmon River Free!
- Idlewild Campground (NFS) along the North Fork of the Salmon River
- Etna, California ~ Mountain Village RV Park (Commercial)
- Kangaroo Lake & Campground (NFS) in the high country, accessible by auto
- Castle Lake in the high country, fully accessible by auto. Free!