Bridge Flat Campground

Klamath National Forest

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16680 Scott River Rd. Fort Jones, CA 96032 530-468-5351 530-842-6131 Official Website

GPS: 41.65, -123.113

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 4
Open Seasonally: May-October
Elevation: 2250 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

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Short Short Trailer
CA 16' Airstream Bambi Airstream Chevrolet Silverado
2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Short Short Trailer would stay here again

“Nice access to river”

Reviewed Aug 15, 2018

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This small, but nice are to camp is located right on the Scott River near river access with good fishing, rafting in spring, swimming in summer. It is about 17 miles from the small town of Ft. Jones, California so it is not near any major highway. We are sorry to report: At last visit it appears that the Forest Service has eliminated this campground for "official" camping. The area is still accessible right off of the road, but the signs have been removed as well as the tables and other amenities. It is believed the area is still available for day use and camping as a "dispersed area". Please contact the Forest Headquarters for up to date information. No drinking water, no restrooms (removed) fire rings and tables mostly removed.

Elevation: Approximately 2,200 ft.

Number of Campsites: 4 family sites. Sites are flat and is handicap accessible.

Day use: Available

Affiliation: National Forest Campground Klamath National Forest ~ Scott River Ranger District.

Hiking: Across the road from the Kelsey Creek Trail. Nice day hikes and longer trips into the Marble Mountain Wilderness.

Open Dates: Most sites within the Klamath National Forest are open from mid-May through mid-October. Some sites may be available with reduced services.

Campsites are on first come basis.

Price: Free!

River Access nearby
Floating the river ~ summer
Rafting the river ~ spring
Swimming the river ~ summer
Seasonal Fishing
Water View
Immediate access from road
Handicapped accessible (flat and fairly easily accessed, but no actual specific access ways)
Please note: Drinking water is not available. Pack garbage out. The Forest Service says if you use river water to drink or cook with, be sure and boil properly or have an adequate filtration system.

General Description:

Campground is in forested area adjacent to Scott River Road and at water's edge, however, located above on a cliff. Shaded area in trees. Undergrowth dry in mid to late summer. Wildlife may include black bears, deer, mountain lions, birds of prey. Poison oak may be in the area.

Services: Store and services 17 miles at Fort Jones. Major supplies in Yreka on Interstate 5. Automobile fuel services available in Fort Jones. Nearest Hospital and full service emergency room: Yreka, however, emergency medical services may (or may not) be available in Fort Jones.

Klamath National Forest Headquarters
1711 South Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097
(530) 842-6131

Scott River Ranger District
11263 N. Highway 3
Fort Jones, CA 96032
(530) 468-5351

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Siskiyou County Camping: Bridge Flat Campground (NFS)

Name of Campground: Bridge Flat This small, but nice campground is located right on the Scott River near river access with good fishing, rafting in spring, swimming in summer.  We are sorry to r...

  • dry camping
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: vault
  • pets


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