Best Camping near Forks of Salmon, CA

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Best Camping Sites Near Forks of Salmon, CA (189)

    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Prairie Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Prairie Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Prairie Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Prairie Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Prairie Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Prairie Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

    1.

    Elk Prairie Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

    62 Reviews
    229 Photos
    629 Saves
    Orick, California

    Meadow Cabin Colony

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $100 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Gold Bluffs Beach Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gold Bluffs Beach Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gold Bluffs Beach Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gold Bluffs Beach Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gold Bluffs Beach Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Gold Bluffs Beach Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

    2.

    Gold Bluffs Beach Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

    41 Reviews
    167 Photos
    945 Saves
    Orick, California

    Experience the wild Pacific coastline and grazing Roosevelt elk in this campground, with easy access to a secluded stretch of beach, Fern Canyon, and 70 miles of hiking and biking trails. Located on the coast within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - in the southern part of the parks. Access is on with a narrow, dirt road. Recreational vehicles and trailers are not advised.

    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    • Firewood Available
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamp Klamath RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamp Klamath RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamp Klamath RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamp Klamath RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamp Klamath RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamp Klamath RV Park and Campground

    3.

    Kamp Klamath RV Park and Campground

    30 Reviews
    63 Photos
    363 Saves
    Klamath, California

    Kamp Klamath is a family and pet friendly kampground located in the heart of the Redwood National Park alongside the Klamath River, 1.3 miles from Klamath Beach where you are likely to spot sea lions and harbor seals. Enjoy scenic views, spacious sites, and an occasional visit from Big Foot. There are 50, 30, and 20 amp full hook ups. Do laundry in the newly renovated laundry room and take steaming hot showers in the clean bathrooms. There is a sizeable deck with picnic tables, chairs, and a fireplace for the whole family to enjoy a meal. Let the kids play at our new playground or check out a game from the office for family game night.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $35 - $55 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Pearch Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pearch Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pearch Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pearch Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pearch Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pearch Creek Campground

    4.

    Pearch Creek Campground

    5 Reviews
    12 Photos
    100 Saves
    Orleans, California

    Overview

    Pearch Creek Campground lies just north of the small town of Orleans in the Klamath river valley of the Six Rivers National Forest. Lush foliage provides welcome shade and relative privacy for each of the campground's sites.

    Recreation

    Salmon and steelhead fishing in the nearby Klamath River is considered some of the best in northern California. Both Kalamath and Salmon Rivers are popular destinations for whitewater rafting, swimming and kayaking. Both are within a short drive.

    Facilities

    Salmon and steelhead fishing in the nearby Klamath River is considered some of the best in northern California. Both Kalamath and Salmon Rivers are popular destinations for whitewater rafting, swimming and kayaking. Both are within a short drive.

    Natural Features

    The campground is located in a mature Douglas fir and hardwood forest. The sound of nearby Pearch Creek can be heard from most sites and the campground remains shady and cool during hot summer days. Moss-covered rocks and tree trunks add to the cooling atmosphere of Pearch Creek.

    Nearby Attractions

    Trailheads to the Marble Mountain Wilderness

    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    • Drinking Water

    $10 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Country RV Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Country RV Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Country RV Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Country RV Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Country RV Resort & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Elk Country RV Resort & Campground

    5.

    Elk Country RV Resort & Campground

    26 Reviews
    65 Photos
    414 Saves
    Orick, California

    Welcome to Elk Country RV Resort & Campground, nestled near Trinidad, CA. This spot is a fantastic base for exploring the majestic redwoods and the scenic beauty of Northern California. The campground is open year-round and offers a mix of tent and RV accommodations, making it a versatile choice for all types of campers.

    One of the standout features here is the presence of elk. Visitors often spot these magnificent creatures wandering through the campground and the surrounding meadow. It's a unique experience that adds a touch of wild charm to your stay. Just remember to keep a safe distance and follow the campground's guidelines for interacting with wildlife.

    The campground boasts a variety of amenities to make your stay comfortable. There are electric hookups, drinking water, and sewer hookups available for RVs. For those who enjoy a good campfire, fires are allowed, and firewood is available for purchase. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    The bathrooms are clean and well-maintained, with coin-operated showers to freshen up after a day of exploring. There's also a market on-site for any essentials you might need, and a sanitary dump station for RVs.

    For those looking to explore the area, the campground is conveniently located near several attractions. A trip to Fern Canyon is highly recommended, offering stunning views and a great hiking experience. The nearby redwoods provide endless opportunities for hiking, photography, and simply soaking in the natural beauty.

    Whether you're here for a quick stopover or an extended stay, Elk Country RV Resort & Campground offers a memorable camping experience with the added bonus of elk sightings and easy access to some of California's most beautiful landscapes.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $35 - $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Oak Bottom Marina RV & Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Oak Bottom Marina RV & Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Oak Bottom Marina RV & Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Oak Bottom Marina RV & Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Oak Bottom Marina RV & Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area

    6.

    Oak Bottom Marina RV & Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area

    5 Reviews
    5 Photos
    72 Saves
    Somes Bar, California

    Overview

    THIS IS NOT OAK BOTTOM CAMPROUND AT WHISKEYTOWN NATIONAL RECREATION AREA!!! CALL 530-359-2269 FOR INFO. Oak Bottom Campground is located on a gently sloping hillside in the expansive Six Rivers National Forest in northwest California. It offers a peaceful camping environment, far from road noise and other distractions.

    Recreation

    Located near California's Salmon River, the campground is popular with whitewater enthusiasts in the spring. Many challenging rapids ranging from class 3 to 5 are available. Swimming is also popular in the summer and numerous river access areas are a short drive or walk from the campground. In the fall, salmon and steelhead trout fishing in the nearby Klamath River is known to be some of the best in the state.

    Facilities

    Located near California's Salmon River, the campground is popular with whitewater enthusiasts in the spring. Many challenging rapids ranging from class 3 to 5 are available. Swimming is also popular in the summer and numerous river access areas are a short drive or walk from the campground. In the fall, salmon and steelhead trout fishing in the nearby Klamath River is known to be some of the best in the state.

    Natural Features

    The campground loops around a forested hillside of mixed Douglas fir and hardwood forest at a 700-foot elevation. Large deciduous trees provide ample shading for multiple sites within the campground, and a variety of wildlife makes its home in the area.

    Nearby Attractions

    The small town of Somes Bar is 2.5 miles from the campground, where propane, groceries, a post office and tackle are available at a general store.

    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Market
    • Trash

    $10 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Emerald Forest Cabins & RV
    Camper-submitted photo from Emerald Forest Cabins & RV
    Camper-submitted photo from Emerald Forest Cabins & RV
    Camper-submitted photo from Emerald Forest Cabins & RV
    Camper-submitted photo from Emerald Forest Cabins & RV
    Camper-submitted photo from Emerald Forest Cabins & RV

    7.

    Emerald Forest Cabins & RV

    34 Reviews
    92 Photos
    343 Saves
    Trinidad, California

    Welcome to Emerald Forest Cabins & RV, nestled in the lush greenery near Trinidad, CA. This campground is a gem for those who love being surrounded by nature. Picture yourself camping under the towering redwoods, with the sound of the ocean waves not too far off. It's a beautiful spot, especially for tent campers who can enjoy more secluded sites enveloped by ferns and moss.

    Emerald Forest offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options. The RV sites are equipped with full hookups, though some visitors have noted that they can be a bit close together. If you're in a tent, you'll find the spots more spread out and private.

    The campground has clean facilities, with bathrooms and showers that are well-maintained. Just remember to bring some quarters for the showers. There's also a small market on-site for any essentials you might need, and pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    For those who enjoy a bit of adventure, the nearby beach and hiking trails offer plenty of opportunities to explore. A morning walk to town for coffee and scones from Beachcomber is a delightful way to start the day. And if you're into stargazing, the clear night skies here can be quite a treat.

    Overall, Emerald Forest Cabins & RV is a fantastic spot to unwind and soak in the natural beauty of Northern California. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, you'll find plenty to love about this serene forest retreat.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from klamath river rv park
    Camper-submitted photo from klamath river rv park
    Camper-submitted photo from klamath river rv park
    Camper-submitted photo from klamath river rv park
    Camper-submitted photo from klamath river rv park
    Camper-submitted photo from klamath river rv park

    8.

    klamath river rv park

    24 Reviews
    52 Photos
    14 Saves
    Klamath, California

    Welcome to paradise.

    We are located right on the Klamath River tucked in nature's paradise. Our park is clean quite and safe. We offer variety of rv sites and tent sites. Full hook up sites 30amp electric with cable tv. Free wifi, clean bathrooms and showers. Coffee house is open on the weekends, laundry, gift shop, firewood, and spectacular views of the river.

    Upscale gated property located right on the klamath river surrounded by natures paradise.

    Amazing views of the Klamath River, Clean bathrooms, showers, laundry with new equipment. Wifi, cable tv, playground, coffe house and pizza kitchen. Fishing right from the property. Friendly staff and starlink friendly.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $35 - $65 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Agate Campground — Sue-meg State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Agate Campground — Sue-meg State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Agate Campground — Sue-meg State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Agate Campground — Sue-meg State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Agate Campground — Sue-meg State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Agate Campground — Sue-meg State Park

    9.

    Agate Campground — Sue-meg State Park

    26 Reviews
    129 Photos
    58 Saves
    Trinidad, California

    There are about 120 family campsites spread among the Penn Creek, Abalone, Sue-meg Village. Above: Canoe and plank house; Right: Sweathouse and Agate Beach campgrounds. Each campsite has a table and a fire pit. Water faucets, restrooms, and coin-operated showers are located nearby.

    Two group day-use picnic areas may be reserved. Sue-meg holds up to 100 people and Bishop Pine up to 50. Picnickers at Sue-meg will find a covered cook shelter, and Bishop Pine has fire pits.

    To reserve all campsites or group picnic areas for May through September, visit www.parks.ca.gov/sue-meg or call (800) 444-7275. From October through April, camping and group picnic sites are firstcome, first-served.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from East Fork Campground

    10.

    East Fork Campground

    3 Reviews
    1 Photo
    74 Saves
    Sawyers Bar, California

    East Fork campground has 6 campsites right on the confluence of the East and South forks of the Salmon River. There is no water and no garbage services here, but there is a vault toilet available.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Forks of Salmon, CA?

According to TheDyrt.com, Forks of Salmon, CA offers a wide range of camping options, with 189 campgrounds and RV parks near Forks of Salmon, CA and 9 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Forks of Salmon, CA?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Forks of Salmon, CA is Elk Prairie Campground — Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park with a 4.6-star rating from 62 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Forks of Salmon, CA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 9 free dispersed camping spots near Forks of Salmon, CA.

What parks are near Forks of Salmon, CA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 17 parks near Forks of Salmon, CA that allow camping, notably Six Rivers National Forest and Klamath National Forest.