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Thinking of Retiring or Moving? Come take a look at Northern California's Klamath River Valley, located in Siskiyou County surrounded by the Klamath National Forest. Our River Valley has Clean air, Clear streams, abundant variety of wildlife, fertile soil, and beauty abound.
For those who are looking for scenic beauty you will find it here throughout the year and while you are enjoying the scenery you will also be able to enjoy the abundant wildlife.
Three important tributary rivers, the Shasta, the Scott and the California Salmon reach the Klamath River in this stretch, and the entire region is surrounded by the Red Butte, the Siskiyou & Marble Mountain Wilderness areas.
Wildlife: Largest deer herd in California, Largest
concentrations of Ducks & Geese on the Northern American Continent. Black Bear,
Elk, Bobcat, Mountain Lion, Raccoon, Quail, Grouse & Pheasant, Squirrel, Kit Fox,
River Otter, Beaver, Badger, Porcupine, Weasel, Skunks, coyotes, a variety of toads
and frogs, Blue Herons, Bald & American Eagles, over 200 species of Birds and other
The small, friendly, rural mountain communities of Klamath River, Horse Creek, Hamburg, Seiad Valley, Happy Camp, and Somes Bar are all located along the Wild and Scenic Klamath River. These communities can be reached by traveling on Highway 96, The State of Jefferson Scenic ByWay, which connects Interstate 5 to the Redwood Highway and the Coast.
Happy Camp, the largest community on the river with a population of 1,500, is approximately 20 miles south of the Oregon Border, and is considered the recreational center for hunting, fishing, gold mining, wilderness horse packing, rock hounding, bicycling and whitewater boating.
Happy Camp is the center of the ancestral territory of the Karuk Tribe. The Tribe has resided along this part of the Klamath River for thousands of years. Karuk people are recognized throughout the world for the quality of their basketry, and their traditional culture continues to be an important part of their everyday lives.
Thompson Creek Lodge - Is our home & The River Connection Realty office. We offer a discount on cabin rental for our real estate clients. We will be happy to refer you to an experienced river guide. The Wild & Scenic Klamath River guided float trip in rafts, kayaks, or oar boats or maybe you want to go fishing on the Klamath..... The Klamath River provides the perfect selection for rafters. Everything from mild scenic tours to dare devil whitewater. Trips can be 1 to 3 days. Stay in comfort at Thompson Creek Lodge - cabins
- ARE PICTURES OF TWO OF MY FAVORITE PLACES TO BE!
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Historic towns along the Klamath River via Hwy. 96 are as follows:
Klamath River: Located about 18 miles west of I-5 Elevation: 1651 Population: 150
Horse Creek: 35 miles west of I-5 Elevation: 1640 Population: 115
Scott Bar: 3 miles S. of Hwy. 96 and 39 miles W. of I-5 Elevation:1710 Population: 100
Hamburg: 41 miles west of I-5 Elevation: 1583 Population: 80
Seiad Valley: 50 miles west of I-5 Elevation: 1371 Population: 350
Happy Camp: 65 miles west of I-5 Elevation: 1080 Population: 1,500 www.happycamprealestate.com
Somes Bar: 107 miles west of I-5 Elevation: 527 Population: 225
Click on links below for great local information. Remember to book mark this page before you leave us.
Discovering the Klamath River - Great info about our beautiful area, history, photos & more.....
Thompson Creek Lodge - Cabins complete with kitchen. Pool, Beautiful Thompson Creek flowing through the property.
Klamath National Forest - Check for great photos, rafting, and camping info for our beautiful forest.
Happy Camp News - A great site for articles about Happy Camp, photos of our beautiful area, classified ads and more.
Happy Camp Chamber of Commerce - For local area information.
Klamath-Siskiyou Art Center - Located in Happy Camp, is an innovative community hub that combines exhibition, performance and workshop space with media and technological facilities to cultivate the arts and sciences.
Seiad Valley Guide Service - Let Wally be your guide! Go fishing for Steelhead & Salmon or take a scenic rafting trip down the Klamath.
New 49'ers Prospecting Club - Looking for Gold? This site not only provides everything you need to know about prospecting but it features great HAPPY CAMP area information.
Elk Creek Campground & RV Park - Located along the clear, beautiful waters of Elk Creek in Happy Camp, Ca. Features RV & camp spots and also vacation Rentals.
Siskiyou Daily News - Link to local news paper covering Siskiyou County.
Sisqtel.net - Our local internet provider & telephone service. Siskiyou Telephone
Siskiyou County Government Site - links to Siskiyou County departments, area information, & California Government Links.
Happy Camp High School - Link to our local high school web site.
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The River Connection Realty
52431 Hwy. 96
Seiad Valley, Ca. 96086