Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Dillon Campground

Dillon Campground

Elevation:  800 ft.

Number of campsites:  21

Affiliation:  National Forest Campground – Klamath National Forest – Ukonom Ranger District.

Open Dates:  May through October:  Maximum Stay, 14 days.

Location/address:  Located off of Highway 96 between the towns of Happy Camp and Somes Bar.  Sign well marked from road.

Contacts:  Klamath National Forest Headquarters
                    1711 South Main Street
                    Yreka, CA  96097
                    (530) 842-6131
                     Six RiversNational Forest
                     1330 Bayshore Way
                     Eureka, CA 95501
                    (707) 442-1721

                   Ukonom Ranger District
                   P. O. Box 410
                   Orleans, CA  95556
                   (530) 627-3291

Reservation information:  Campsites on a first come basis.

 Price for camping:  $10 - $20  Extra charges for more than one vehicle.  Day use available for reduced fee.


Wheel chair access
Vault toilets
·         Picnic
·         River Access
·         Water
·         Rafting
·         Hunting
·         Fishing
·         Mountain Bikes
·         Swimming -- River
·         Hiking

 General description:  Campground is located in forested area adjacent to Hiway 96.  Shaded area in trees and mountains alongside a stream.  The superb natural swimming hole is a popular place on hot summer days.  Trails near the campground.  Bear proof garbage containers at campground.  Poison oak in the area.  Campsites offer picnic tables and grills.

 Supplies, Medical Assistance, EtcGroceries and fuel possibly at Somes Bar or in the small town of Orleans.  Minimal supplies available 1 ½ to 6 miles, Hoopa 20 miles.  Full services in Yreka, 110 miles.  Full service ER in Yreka, 110 miles.  Full service medical in Arcata 40 miles west.

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