Saturday, June 26, 2021

Camping by Geographical Areas

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!

** Indicates that the campground is open year-round if roads are accessible.

Please also click the links on the right sidebar for things to do and see along the different routes!

Please be sure you check to be sure there are no fires in the area you are planning to camp!  You will need a campfire permit for most campsites in Siskiyou County.  They are free, ask any ranger.   Also, note that the National Forest Service Campgrounds (NFS) are often seasonal only.  During Covid-19 double-check that the campgrounds are open.

Camping along the I-5 Corridor:  From Dunsmuir, CA to the Oregon Border on Interstate 5, Siskiyou County, California.
Camping along Highway 96 (The State of Jefferson Highway)
From Interstate 5 along the Klamath River to the county line at Somes Bar, CA

Camping along Highway 97 (The Road Less Traveled...)
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:

Camping in outlying Siskiyou County areas!

Click here for:  Views along the Scott River
Dispersed Camping in the National Forests: Much of the forest is available for dispersed camping. This is camping in areas that are not official campsites. To obtain information go to any Forest Ranger Station or stop in at the Klamath National Forest Headquarters in Yreka, California. While at a station pick up a California Campfire Permit while there ~ they are often good for the entire season and free of charge. Please check the National Forest website for information on "dispersed camping".