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If you love the smell of marshmallows roasting, diving into pristine swimming holes, wading through creeks, hiking and enjoying nature with family and friends - Camping in Siskiyou County is a must for you this summer.


Check out some of our favorite campsites below. For a full list of campsites head to our camping page, Camp Siskiyou.


Camping along the I-5 Corridor:  From Dunsmuir, CA to the Oregon Border


Sims Flat Campground

Shasta-Trinity National Forest | 530-926-4511

This is a great little campground less than a mile from Interstate 5 located right near the Siskiyou County line, the camp is actually located in Shasta County.

There are 19 sites, and no reservations. Mid size RV's and campers can be accommodated as well as tents. Self-registration fee station at entrance: $15.00 per night, with a14 day limit.


Lake Siskiyou Camp

Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort | 530-926-2618

This is a commercial establishment open from April 1 through October 31, snow levels permitting opening. Close to Interstate 5 at Mt. Shasta City. Great for weekend or longer camping, and a pleasant place to stay while traveling I-5 en route. The campground offers a wide variety of camp spaces from full hook up, to water and electric only, to simple tent spots. Cabins and other accommodations are also available.Great fishing, boating, swimming, relaxing, and a nice hiking trail around the lake. Nice boat ramp. Total number of camping spots unknown but there are over 200.


Iron Gate Reservoir Camping

Bureau of Land Management | 541-883-6916

Iron Gate Reservoir is located about 10 miles east of Interstate 5 and continues upstream to Copco Reservoir. The road to Iron Gate Reservoir is about 15 miles north of Yreka, CA off of Interstate 5. Popular for boating, water skiing, and fishing. Some of the recreation areas are open year-round, including Camp Creek Campground. Other campgrounds such as Mirror Cove and Juniper Point are open from May to October.Camp Creek: 22 sites; Juniper Point Camp: 9 sites; Mirror Cove Camp: 10 sites. All sites have a 14 day maximum stay. These sites are all free, and no reservations are required.

Camping along Highway 96: From I-5 along the Klamath River to Somes Bar


Camping along Highway 96: From I-5 along the Klamath River to Somes Bar


Tree of Heaven Campground

Klamath National Forest | 530-468-1298

Tree of Heaven Campground is located on the banks of the Klamath River. Shaded and open areas are available. Year round trout fishing, seasonal salmon and steelhead fishing, and boat launch access. Many areas are easily accessible for trailers.Campsites are $15, with a maximum of 14 days stay.


Sarah Totten Campground

Klamath National Forest | 530-842-6131

This campground is located in a forested area adjacent to Hwy 96. Trails and seasonal trout and steelhead fishing both near the campsite. Campsites offer picnic tables and grills. Campground may fill quickly during summer and holiday weekends.​There are 8 campsites at a first come first serve, and are $10.



Nordheimer Flat Campground

Klamath National Forest | 530-842-6131

Nordheimer Campground is located in mixed forest with Conifers, Oak and Madrone.  Some sites have creek views. The campground is open from May to October.There are approximately 12 single sites, and 4 group sites. Individual sites are first come, first serve. Reservations are available for group sites only. Reservations at at www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777.​The sites are $10 per day, check current rates as they may change for new season.


Camping along Highway 89 East and South East towards Lassen


Fowlers Camp

Shasta-Trinity National Forest | 530-964-2184

Fowlers' campground has two loops with campsites. There is good fishing and easy river access. Campsites are "smallish" and most may not accommodate two vehicles, however, some sites are available for slightly larger parties. The campground is also suitable for mid-sized RV's and trailers.​There are 39 sites at $15 a night, open from May through October.


Indian Scotty Campground

Klamath National Forest | 530-842-6131

Campground is located in forested area adjacent to Scott River. Shaded area in trees and mountains alongside river. Can be hot during summer days. Fishing in river alongside campground includes trout and steelhead. Tubing and swimming along with rafting and kayaking.​Campsites are $10 for family sites or $30 for group sites. Reservations are required for group sites and can be made on the Klamath National Forest website. The campground has a maximum stay of 14 days and is open from May - October. There are 28 family sites.


Lover's Camp

Marble Mountain Wilderness | 530-842-6131

Lover's Camp is located amongst a beautiful treed area in the Marble Mountain Wilderness area. Tent camping only, with many hiking and riding trails in this area. The camp has 3 areas, corrals for horses and/or mules for packing into the mountains, parking area for livestock trailers, and a nice paved parking area for autos. Walk-in campsites.​There are 8 free tent sites with a maximum stay of 14 days. This campground is open May - October.​​


Kangaroo Lake Campground

Klamath National Forest | 530-842-6131

A lovely camping area at a high mountain lake that is accessible by automobile. This campground is handicap accessible. The lake is approximately 25 acres in size and at the 100 feet deep at the deepest level. In the summer months the lake is regularly stocked with fish. There are brook and brown trout native to the lake, and rainbow trout can also be caught.There are 15 sites that will accommodate both tent and trailer camping, with 5 walk-in camping sites for tents only. Maximum length for RV's is 45 feet. The sites are $15 per night with a maximum of 14 days. The campground is open from May - October, weather permitting.

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