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Fort Jones

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aka: Wheelock, Scottsburg & Scottsville
Original stage stop on the stage route between Yreka & the brick town of Old Shasta. This town was first named Wheelock in honor of its 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: 700 zip code: 96032


small town along river canyon

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



  • autumn leaves
  • back roads
  • 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
  • Calif State Military Museum
  • fort jones campgrounds

    Carter Meadows Horse Camp
    Indian Scotty Group Camp
    Mountain Village RV Park
    Bridge Flat Campground NFS
    Lovers Camp Campground NFS
    Sarah Totten Campground NFS
    Hidden Horse Campground

    tent camping

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

    Scott River Ranger Station:
    USFS Klamath NF

    11263 N Highway 3
    Fort Jones, CA 96032

    nearby towns:
    Happy Camp
    local links:

    Scott Valley Chamber of Commerce
    PO Box 374 Etna, CA 96027

    Scott Valley Airport
    Scott River Ranger District
    Ray's Food Place
    Scott River Runs
    Backpacking Jefferson
    Wildfire 2014: Happy Camp Complex
    Valley Towing
    Mountain Crest Gardens
    Five Marys Burgerhouse
    Fort Jones Lumber Yard
    Fort Jones Frontier Hardware

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