Red Bank Campground


Area Status: Open
Campsite at Red Bank Campground

There are 5 campsites at Red Bank campground situated right on the North Fork of the Salmon River.

At a Glance

Fees: No fee
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Water and garbage services not provided. The river runs right next to the campground, so water can be filtered or boiled for drinking/ cooking. Please pack out all of your own trash. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Sawyers Bar, Forks of Salmon
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Etna, take the Sawyers Bar Rd for approx. 33 miles to the Red Bank campground.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Quiet and shady seclusion on the North Fork of the Salmon River.
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.
No. of Accessible sites 5

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

Swimming

Swimming, wading and water play off the gravel bar on the North 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

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.29791

  Longitude : 
-123.23032

  Elevation : 
1760'