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SARAH TOTTEN CAMPGROUND, CA

Photo: SARAH TOTTEN CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu May 15 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Sarah Totten Campground is located next to the Klamath Wild and Scenic River, about 33 miles east of the town of Happy Camp. The facility is popular with anglers, hikers and rafters.

Natural Features:

The campground sits in a shaded area next to the Klamath River at an elevation of 1,400 feet.

The Klamath National Forest encompasses nearly 2 million acres of land straddling the California-Oregon border. The Klamath contains a vast array of mountains, streams and lakes. With elevations ranging from 450 to 8,900 feet, the forest is home to diverse plant life and nearly 400 animal species.

Recreation:

The river can be accessed from the campground, and lends itself to fishing, tubing, whitewater rafting and kayaking. Hiking trails are available in the vicinity.

Facilities:

The campground offers two group sites and nine single-family sites. The group sites can accommodate a maximum of 30 people each. They feature an area for dispersed tent camping and several picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Other amenities include accessible vault toilets, drinking water spigots, trash collection and a parking area for vehicles and trailers.

Nearby Attractions:

The campground is close to the historic town of Hamburg, once a stomping ground for wealthy fly fisherman and sportsmen, including author Zane Grey. Crumpled structures and rock foundations are all that remain of Hamburg's erstwhile structures, including Johnston's Store and Hotel, Bailey Post Office and Bucket of Blood Saloon.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Host
  • Kayaking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Rafting
  • River Access
  • Trash Collection
  • Water
Know Before You Go
  • Please call the Happy Camp Ranger District at 530-493-2243 for information about local conditions and recreational activities Click here for more information on the Klamath National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.78417, -123.04306
41°47'3"N, 123°2'35"W

From I-5, take exit 786 to Highway 96 (Klamath River Highway). Follow Highway 96 west for about 35 miles. The campground entrance is on the right.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SARAH TOTTEN CAMPGROUND
63822 HIGHWAY 96
HAPPY CAMP CA 96039

Phone Number:

Information: (530)493-2243