Hotelling Campground


Area Status: Open

Hotelling campground has 4 campsites right on the South Fork of the Salmon River. Easy access makes it a popular destination all summer long with the locals.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Accessible
Fees: No fee
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Water and garbage services not provided. The river is right next the campground, so water can be filtered or boiled for drinking/ cooking. Please pack out all of your trash. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Forks of Salmon
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Callahan, take the Callahan-Cecilville road heading south for approx. 43 miles to the campground.

Recreation Map

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Activities

Campground Camping

A few popular camping sites on the South Fork of the Salmon, just outside of Forks of Salmon.

No. of Sites Reservations not available. All sites are first come, first served.
Reservation Info None
Fire Information Campfires in fire rings provided, subject to local restrictions.

River and Stream Fishing

Special Designations Regulations for the Salmon, Scott and Klamath Rivers are published in May each year in "Freshwater & Ocean Sport Fishing Supplement"
Fish Species Trout
Water Temperature Water temperature fluctuates with seasons, flow level and water depth.
Water/Flow Level Water flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.

Viewing Wildlife

A good area for riparian wildlife along the river and forest birding. Some small mammals frequent the campsites.

Gold Panning

Gold Panning on the Salmon River is regulated by CA Dept of Fish & Game.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Boating - Non-Motorized

Swimming

Swimming, wading and water play off the gravel bar on the South Fork of the Salmon River.
Clothing Requirements Swimming attire required.
Water Temperature Water temperature fluctuates with seasons, flow level and water depth.
Water/Flow Level Water flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Tubing

Tubing, wading and water play off the gravel bar on the Salmon River. BEWARE: Currents can carry tubes downstream very quickly!
Water/Flow Level Water flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Amenities

Accessible: 0

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.2396

  Longitude : 
-123.2753

  Elevation : 
1500'