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Orleans Bridge, Hwy 96. Photo Credit © Copyright Pam Rentz

Orleans CA is on the Bigfoot Scenic Byway, Highway 96. A winding forested canyon along the Klamath River, that stretches from the Redwood North Coast & thru the Marble Mountains well over to Yreka CA on I-5. This entire NorCal area is renowned for it's salmon & steelhead fishing. Plenty wildlife up here on the Klamath, roaming the steep countryside. The community of Orleans California was named for the 'New Orleans Bar' in the Klamath River.
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elevation: 390' population: 619 zip code: 95556


tucked deep inside the mountains, along the Klamath River

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Humboldt County
NE of Eureka
on Hwy. 96



  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • river rafting
  • mountain biking
  • gold panning
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Redwood National Park
  • Smith River NRA
  • Klamath National Forest
  • Six Rivers National Forest
  • Salmon River
  • orleans campgrounds

    Nordheimer Campground
    Klamath Riverside RV Park
    Oak Bottom Campground
    Dillon Creek Campground
    E-Ne-Nuck Campground
    Pearch Creek Campground
    Fish Lake Campground
    Hotelling Campground Klamath
    Idlewild Campground Klamath

    tent camping

    Rural riverfront highway, deep forest, large mountains, steep hills. A big bridge & a few homes on the hills. Gorgeous drive!

    nearby towns:
    Happy Camp
    Seiad Valley
    Klamath River
    Willow Creek
    local links:

    Orleans-Somes Bar Chamber of Commerce

    Mid Klamath Watershed Council
    Synergy Seed Exchange
    Hoopa Valley Tribe
    Hupa are Native North Americans
    Klamath Raft & Kayak
    Wooley Creek into Cal Salmon
    Salmon River Runs
    Trinity Alps Photo
    Salmon River Outpost

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