Curly Jack Campground Entrance Sign
Curly Jack Campground is located just on the "outskirts" of the small town of Happy Camp, along the State of Jefferson Scenic Byway. It is a tricky to find if you don't have exact directions. This campground is situated right alongside the Klamath River and is located largely in a setting with small oak trees, madrone and pines. A stop at the Happy Camp Ranger District office just a short distance up the road will help one find this camp ground easily.
Number of Campsites: 16, including 3 group campsites. Reservations are required for group campsites, the others are first come first served. Can accommodate tents and RV's up to 42 ft with 2 sites being able to accommodate 60 ft. There may be low overhang in parts of the campground. There is a RV sanitary station in town, but not at the campsite.
Fees: Self Registration at entrance, $15 per night, 5 persons max per campsite. 14 day limit. America the Beautiful pass and Senior Access passes accepted for family sites.
Affiliation: U. S. Forest Service.
|Turn off of Hwy 96 to Elk Creek Rd, and then onto Curly Jack Road look for bridge|
Elevation: 1130 feet.
Klamath National Forest Headquarters
1711 South Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097
Happy Camp Ranger District
P. O. Box 377
Happy Camp, CA 96039
|Look for the tiny tent sign for directions|
- Vault Toilets
- Drinking Water
- Some campsites can accommodate wheelchairs with assistance
- Fire Rings
- Garbage pick up in Summer (only in summer)
- Paved parking spurs
- Several campsites with view of river
- Easy access to river from campground
- Swimming and wading ~ at own risk
- Good area for birding and other wildlife viewing
Emergency: Call 911. Full service ER in Yreka, California (65 miles) or Emergency Medical Evacuation available in Happy Camp via the Mercy Flights Medical Evacuation Services, 2020 Milligan Way, Medford, Oregon 97504 (1-800-903-9000). Additional information at: http://happycampca.com/medical.html