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Fort Jones

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aka: Wheelock, Scottsburg & Scottsville
Original stage stop on the stage route between Yreka & the old brick town of Shasta, the town was first named Wheelock in honor of it's founder. The military fort, Fort Jones, which was operated from 1852 to 1857 was named after Colonel Roger Jones. The fort itself is located a few miles from town.
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elevation: 2747' population: 652 zip code: 96032

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terrain:
small town along river canyon


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location:
Siskiyou County
W of Yreka & Weed
Hwy 3; Scott River Rd

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recreation:

  • Autumn Leaves
  • Back Road Exploration
  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Llama Pack Trips
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Klamath National Forest
  • Trinity Lake
  • Marble Mountain Wilderness
  • Scott River
  • Trinity Alps Wilderness
  • Fort Jones Museum
  • California State Military Museum
  • fort jones campgrounds

    Carter Meadows Horse Campground
    Indian Scotty Group Camp - Marble Mtn.

    tent camping

    description:
    Fort Jones is rural river valley in NorCal; near Marble Mountain Wilderness & the Scott River

    Scott River Ranger Station
    530-468-5351

    nearby towns:
    Yreka
    Weed
    Etna
    Gazelle
    local links:

    Jefferson Backroads
    Scott Valley Airport
    Scott Valley Bike Shop
    Ray's Food Place
    Scott River Runs
    Backpacking Jefferson

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