Indian Scotty Campground


Area Status: Closed
Shady Camp site at Indian Scotty Campground

Indian Scotty has 27 first come/first served campsites on the Scott River and 1 group site available by reservation only.

 

 


 

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: family sites $10 per night, group site $50 per night
Permit Info: Group Site is by reservation only at www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Group campsite available by reservation only. Maximum RV size is 30 feet. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Ft. Jones
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Ft. Jones, take the Scott River Rd for approx. 14 miles. There will be a sign for the campground and a bridge on your left.
Parking:

 Watch overhead for low-hanging branches


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Popular campground on the Scott River, with Marble Mountain access and 1 group site, available by reservation. This is a popular site on holiday weekends. You can swim, fish, hike and raft the Scott river in the spring.

No. of Sites 27 first come/first served, 1 group site, by reservation only.
Reservation Info Call (877) 444-6777 or go to recreation.gov
Fire Information Campfires in fire rings provided, subject to current local restrictions.
Reservation info:  Reservations required only for group site. Contact 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov

RV Camping

Popular campground on the Scott River, with Marble Mountain access and 1 group site, available by reservation.

General Info:

Parking

 Watch overhead for low-hanging branches


No. of Sites 27 first come/first served sites
Reservation Info No reservations available
Pavement Type for Parking Gravel
Hookup - Water Water available, no hook-ups
Size Restrictions 30'
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No
Fire Information Campfires in fire rings provided, subject to current local restrictions.
No. of Accessible sites None

Group Camping

One shaded group campsite for 50 people on the Scott River.

No. of Sites 1
Reservation Info By reservation only at www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777.
Group Shelter None
Group Cooking Facilities None
Hookups - Electric None
Fire Information Campfires in fire rings provided, subject to current local restrictions.
Sleeping Shelter None

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.

Day Hiking

Backpacking

Viewing Wildlife

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

Picnicking

Indian Scotty has 27 first come/first served fee campsites on the Scott River, and 1 group site that is available by reservation only. This is a popular site on holiday weekends and fills up early. For picnicking or day use, do not to park in the campsites.

Reservation Info First come/first served for day use.  Reservations for overnight group camp site only.
Fire Information Campfires in fire rings provided, subject to current local restrictions.
No. of Accessible sites None
Fees: $10 per night, $50 per night group site
Reservation info: For group site only:  go to recreation.gov or call (877) 444-6777.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Gold Panning

Gold Panning on the Scott 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 Scott 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 Scott 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

Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Fee charged for some activities:
Parking:
Toilets:
Drinking water:

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.63402

  Longitude : 
-123.07949

  Elevation : 
2400'