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CAMPGROUND NAME: Curly Jack

VISIT DATE: 06/11/2005

UPDATE DATE:  3/8/2014

STATE: California

REGION: Pacific Southwest

RANGER DISTRICT: Happy Camp

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Happy Camp

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
In Happy Camp, CA, at the intersection of State Rt. 96 and Elk
Creek Rd., take Elk Creek Rd. south 0.5 miles to a "Y"
intersection.  Bear right onto Curly Jack Rd. and go 0.3 miles to
campground on right.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 1,100 ft.

The campground is a single loop through a stand of oak near the
Klamath River, which is close enough to be heard but not seen
from campground.  It is popular with kayaking and rafting groups,
but its large sites and RV-friendly design should have RVrs
dropping in often.  A cook's night out can be enjoyed in Happy
Camp.  Group sites (not included in this survey) are scattered
around campground; contact Ranger District Office for specific
information.

This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open May 15 through mid-October

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $15 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 0
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12
   
   Total Sites: 12

Tent Pads: No
Open Sites: No
Wooded Sites: Yes

No. Tables on Sites: 12
No. Grilles on Sites: 12
Equestrian Camping:  No

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 2
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 50'

Comments:
The parking aprons are paved and all are about same size.  An RV
dump station and scat machine is available for a fee in Happy
Camp just off State Rt. 96 - follow signs.

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: Yes
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 8
  No. Threaded: 1

WATER SPORTS
Lake: No
Swimming (provided): No
Sailing: No
Boat Ramp: No
Boat Carry Down Access: No
Power Boating: Yes
Boating (no power): Yes
Water Skiing: No
Rafting (whitewater): Yes
Kayaking (whitewater): Yes

Comments:
Campground is located at start of 13-mile section of Klamath
River classified 2 and 3 whitewater.

HIKING No

FISHING
Salmon and Steelhead trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Grider Creek VISIT DATE: 06/11/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Happy Camp NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Seiad Valley RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Seiad Valley, CA, take State Rt. 96 east 1.1 miles to Grider Cr Rd. Turn right and immediately right again onto Grider Rd. and go 2.3 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left onto Grider Ck Rd. (Forest Service Rt. 46N66 - gravel) and go 2.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.1 miles to campground. NOTE: Most of access to campground is single-lane with few turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,700 ft. This rustic campground, pack it in, pack it out, is something of a figure "8" next to Grider Creek and on the Pacific Crest Trail. Douglas fir provide ample shade while maple trees offer delightful fall colors. Most campsites are well spaced providing good privacy. A horse corral is available within campground for equestrian campers. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 30 through mid-October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: No charge Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 7 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 5 Equestrian Camping: Yes RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are grass and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Old Grider Creek Trail (foot) Pacific Crest Trail (foot and horse) - 13-mile section FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Idlewild VISIT DATE: 06/17/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Salmon/Scott River NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Etna RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Etna, CA, at intersection of State Rt. 3 and Main St., take Main St. south 19.5 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,500 ft. The campground is a single large loop beside the North Fork of Salmon River. Although not seen from the campsites, the river can be heard throughout campground. Trailheads for both Russian and Marble Mountain Wildernesses are a short drive from campground. An interesting combination of oak, Douglas fir, and Ponderosa pine provide shade and a bird-friendly area. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through mid-October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water system may be shut down before the campground's scheduled closing; check with Ranger District Office for status. WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): No Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): Yes HIKING - No FISHING Fishing: Yes Comments: Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Indian Scotty VISIT DATE: 06/13/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Salmon/Scott River NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Fort Jones RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Fort Jones, CA, at intersection of State Rt. 3 and Scott River Rd., take Scott River Rd. west 14 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign, crossing a single-lane bridge, onto Forest Rt. 44N45 and go 0.1 miles to campground. NOTE: Scott River road is a Scenic Drive. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,500 ft. The campground, composed of two unnamed loops, is next to the Scott River. It is heavily wooded with Douglas fir and cedar lining the river's edge, while Ponderosa pine are found away from the water. A very scenic and tranquil campground, particularly well suited for RVrs. There is good privacy between campsites along with lots of shade. The river can be heard throughout the campground. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 28 Total Sites: 28 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 28 No. Grilles on Sites: 28 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Whitewater sports on the Scott River HIKING - No FISHING Fishing: Yes Comments: Contact California Dept. of Fish and Game.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Juanita Lake VISIT DATE: 06/15/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Goosenest NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Macdoel RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Macdoel, CA, take US Rt. 97 south 4 miles to Juanita Lake campground sign. Turn right after sing onto Ball Mtn Rd. and go 2.7 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right onto Forest Rt. 46N04 and go 3.7 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left and go 0.2 miles to campground. NOTE: Two miles of Ball Mtn Rd are gravel and Forest Rt. 46N04 narrows to single-lane in places. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,100 ft. The campground is a single loop through a stand of Ponderosa pine, cedar, and White fir next to the attractive Juanita Lake. While the lake touts good and varied fishing opportunities, it is also a pleasant place to explore in a canoe, raft, etc. A series of excellent fishing interpretive signs explain the how, where, and what to being a Juanita Lake angler. The ground is littered with old porous volcanic rocks but an ivy-like ground cover provides patches of grass. The sudden flash of yellow flying by are Western Tanagers and a pair of Bald eagles can be seen floating high above and fishing the lake. Privacy between campsites is very good and each site has a lantern pole. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Weekend before Memorial Day through mid-October NOTE: Campground will be closed until July 1. Contact District Ranger office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day - single $20 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 22 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 22 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 9 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Juanita Lake is 55 acres. HIKING Juanita Lake Loop Trail (paved and foot) - 1.5 miles FISHING Brown, Brook and Rainbow trout, Largemouth bass and Golden shiners. A fish-cleaning station is available.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Kangaroo Lake VISIT DATE: 06/16/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Salmon/Scott River NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Etna RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Etna, CA, take State Rt. 3 south 13.7 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left, toward Gazelle, and go 8.5 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign onto Rail Creek Rd. and go 6.9 miles to campground. NOTE: Rail Creek Rd. narrows to single-lane with turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,100 ft. The campground is adjacent to one of the few high mountain lakes - Kangaroo Lake, accessible with a car, in Klamath National Forest. It has one spur of walk-in tent sites and a loop that meanders across the top of a mountain. Views from some campsites are breathtaking. Mature conifers provide good shade. Although the ground is rocky, a pleasant variety of ground covers, including Manzanita, provide lots of green - a very scenic campground. The walk-in tent sites are very nice but with little privacy. Access to the lake and day-use area is through the walk-in tent site area. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through late October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 18 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 18 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 7 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Kangaroo Lake is 25 acres. Access to lake with canoe, raft, or kayak is but a short walk from parking area. HIKING Fen Nature Trail (foot) - 0.5 miles Provides access to Pacific Crest Trail FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Matthews Creek VISIT DATE: 06/17/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Salmon/Scott River NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Etna RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Etna, CA, take State Rt. 3 south 11.5 miles to Cecilville sign. Turn right at sign, crossing a bridge, and go 37.7 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. NOTE: The last 8 miles are a narrow single-lane road and for some, a white-knuckle experience. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,760 ft. The campground is a single loop on a bluff overlooking the South Fork of Salmon River. Moss-covered, lichen draped oak trees give the campground a whimsical feel. While no campsites have grilles, some do have the Klamath Oven. The river can be heard throughout campground. Access to river is 0.1 miles north of campground. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through mid-October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 10 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 0 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 0 Equestrian Camping: No FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 5 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Informal (beater trail) to river FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: O'Neil Creek VISIT DATE: 06/11/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/20/2015 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Happy Camp NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Seiad Valley RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Seiad Valley, CA, take State Rt. 96 east 4.8 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,500 ft. The campground is comprised of two unnamed loops tucked in among Madrone, cedar, Ponderosa pine, and Douglas fir. Just off State Rt. 96, the campground is good for an overnighter. Close to the Klamath River, whitewater enthusiasts will find the campground a convenient base camp. The sound of rushing water and vehicle traffic can be heard throughout campground. There is a group campsite, not included in this survey, in middle of campground; contact ranger district office for reservations. This is bear country; practice safe food storage technique. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through late October. NOTE: 3/20/2015 - Campground closed until water system repaired. Projected re-opening 2016. Contact ranger district office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 8 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and grass. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 1 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - None FISHING None

CAMPGROUND NAME: Shafter VISIT DATE: 06/15/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Goosenest NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Macdoel RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Macdoel, CA, take US Rt. 97 south 4 miles to Shafter campground sign. Turn left at sign onto E. Bell Mtn. Rd. and go 2.2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn right onto Old State Hwy and go 5.2 miles to campground on right. NOTE: The last 5 miles are gravel. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,300 ft. The campground, pretty and secluded, stretches out along the Willow-lined Butte Creek to a large wildflower and sage-dotted meadow. Juniper and Ponderosa pine provide shade while grass and pine needles cover the ground. Privacy between campsites is good. The snowcapped tip of Mt. Shasta can be seen from a few campsites. While most sites have no grilles, many do have the old Klamath Oven. A lantern post is also found on each campsite. There may be some noise from an occasional passing train. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open weekend before Memorial Day through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 2 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 4 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Trail Creek VISIT DATE: 06/17/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Salmon/Scott River NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Etna RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Etna, CA, take State Rt. 3 south 11.5 miles to Cecilville sign. Turn right at sign, crossing a bridge, and go 16.2 miles to a dirt road on left - no visible signing. Turn left onto the dirt road and go 0.2 miles to campground on right. NOTE: RVrs should bear right upon entering campground to properly align to aprons. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,700 ft. The campground is a large single loop with a small loop through a stand of mixed conifers. The trees are wonderfully matured and varied giving the campground a great deal of personality and a pleasant dispersed camping feel. Campsites at far end (#7and 18) are off a rocky single-lane road that is not RV friendly. The sound of rushing water from a nearby creek can be heard throughout. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 13 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 13 No. Grilles on Sites: 13 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hook-ups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. Be aware of low-hanging branches. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Tree of Heaven VISIT DATE: 06/12/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Happy Camp/Oak Knoll NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Yreka RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Yreka, CA, take State Rt. 263 north 7.7 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto State Rt. 96 West and go 4.2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign, going down a steep, paved road, and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,100 ft. The campground's namesake, Tree of Heaven, has been pretty much replaced by large Gray pine, maples and oak trees. It stretches along a quiet part of the willow-lined Klamath River with two unnamed loops; it is mostly wooded and shaded. A groomed grass understory gives the campground an attractive appearance, but no privacy between campsites. Although well below State Rt. 96, traffic noise can be heard. The campground is a nice base camp for kayakers and rafters. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Comments: Services provide May 15 through mid-October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 21 Total Sites: 21 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 21 No. Grilles on Sites: 21 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are paved and gravel. A grey-water dump is located at furthest end from entrance to campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Fishing and whitewater activities HIKING River Trail Tree of Heaven Interpretive Trail (paved) FISHING Contact California Dept. of Fish and Game. A fish cleaning station is available.

CAMPGROUND NAME: West Branch VISIT DATE: 06/10/2005 UPDATE DATE: 3/8/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Happy Camp NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Happy Camp RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Happy Camp, CA, at the intersection of State Rt. 96 and Davis Rd., take Davis Rd. north 11.8 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign onto a single-lane dirt and gravel road and go 0.4 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,200 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is a single loop through a stand of mature Douglas fir, Mandrone, and cedar. The West Branch of Indian Creek runs along one side, while Indian Creek flows along another. Although neither creek is visible from campground, both can be heard. Tranquil and quiet are words often used to describe campground. Most every campsite is complemented with a Klamath Stove. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: No charge Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The interior road is gravel and rock. An RV waste station, with potable water, is available for a fee in Happy Camp. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 9 No. Threaded: 9 WATER SPORTS None HIKING Informal ("beater") trail leads to creek. FISHING No




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