Y. Rock Creek River Access

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Parking for Rock Creek River Access is only on Hwy 96 and is limited. There is a 1/4 mile steep hiking trail to the river.

At a Glance

Fees No fee
Permit Info: A current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire outside of developed areas. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: For all boating on the Klamath, please read the restrictions on the Karuk Ceremonial dates.                            Water and garbage service are not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Please take all trash, garbage, fish guts and dog droppings with you when you leave. Dogs on leash only. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Orleans 16 miles
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information


From Happy Camp west on Hwy 96 approx. 28 miles to the small parking area on the highway. Access to the river is by a steep hiking trail.


Parking on the highway only.

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