Discovering the Scenic

in far northwestern California

Yreka, to Happy Camp, to Orleans, CA

Take the Virtual Tour

With an emphasis on historical, cultural, recreational & natural resources

State of Jefferson Scenic Byway
Northern portion of the Bigfoot Scenic Byway

Take our virtual tour of the area mapped below (lined in red).

Discover the historical, cultural, natural resources and recreational sites featured in this lovely, wild and remote area of northern California.


Table of Contents:

Introduction/About this Guide
State of Jefferson
Dry Gulch Bridge
Confluence of Shasta & Klamath Rivers
Ash Creek Bridge/Shasta Tribe
Tree of Heaven Campground
Skeahan Bar & Cayuse
Honolulu School/Gottville
Klamath River/Brown Bear
Horse Creek/Scott River
Seiad Valley
Bittenbender & Portuguese Creek
Fort Goff/Savage Rapids
Thompson Creek
Richardson Bedrock Mine
Karuk Tribe of California
Happy Camp
South Fork of Indian Creek Road
Indian Town/Coon Run
West Branch
Grayback Overlook & Summit,
California/Oregon Border
Ferry Point
Independence Bridge/Creek
Coon & Dillon Creek
Ti Bar/Hickox Mine
Somes Bar & Osprey Sites
(Map not to scale)

For more visitor information on Siskiyou County and northern California
Visit Siskiyou County Visitor's Bureau

The information on this web site was previously in a booklet called
Discovering the Klamath River Corridor in far northwestern California

The booklet publication was made possible through a grant from the
USDA Forest Service (Klamath National Forest)
to the Siskiyou County Economic Development Council.

The original booklet was created by Rosie Bley on behalf of the
Happy Camp Action Committee in June 1998

Copyright ® Siskiyou County Economic Development Council

Web version of this tourguide was created May 2001 by Rosie Bley (updated 2/10/02)

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