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Infamous Klamath River, is the Steelhead Capital of the World. Happy Camp California, the Klamath River is the spot to be. River rafting, fishing, kayaking, camping, hiking. This is the remote, rural, river recreation area of Northern California. HappyCamp is as far away from a big town as you can get. The small town itself is not very impressive, but the surrounding areas are total wilderness, rivers, creeks & perfect for outdoor folks wanting to really escape the mainstream.

happy camp, California

elevation: 1085'
population: 1,200
zip code: 96039


deep tree lined gorge along a major river

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Happy Camp

Siskiyou County
West of Yreka
on Hwy 96


Happy Camp



  • fishing
  • camping
  • river rafting
  • hiking
  • horse rentals
  • mountain biking
  • gold panning
  • kayaking
  • off-roading
  • backpacking
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes

    parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Klamath National Forest
  • Marble Mountain Wilderness
  • Siskiyou Wilderness
  • Red Buttes Wilderness
  • Klamath River
  • description:
    small community on the Klamath River. Way outta the way spot for avid fishermen & outdoor lovers. The access is long & winding river highway. Rock slides are quite common. May as well stay a few days and enjoy the scenery. Town is not much to look at here, so focus on the river and creeks.

    USFS Ranger Station: Klamath National Forest
    63822 Highway 96
    Happy Camp CA

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    Crescent City
    Fort Jones
    Seiad Valley

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