Thinking of Retiring or Moving? Come take a look at Northern California's Klamath River Valley, located in Siskiyou County surrounded by the Klamath National Forest. Our River Valley has Clean air, Clear streams, abundant variety of wildlife, fertile soil, and beauty abound.        

For those who are looking for scenic beauty you will find it here throughout the year and while you are enjoying the scenery you will also be able to enjoy the abundant wildlife.

Three important tributary rivers, the Shasta, the Scott and the California Salmon reach the Klamath River in this stretch, and the entire region is surrounded by the Red Butte, the Siskiyou & Marble Mountain Wilderness areas.

Wildlife:  Largest deer herd in California, Largest concentrations of Ducks & Geese on the Northern American Continent.  Black Bear, Elk, Bobcat, Mountain Lion, Raccoon, Quail, Grouse & Pheasant, Squirrel, Kit Fox, River Otter, Beaver, Badger, Porcupine, Weasel, Skunks, coyotes, a variety of toads and frogs, Blue Herons, Bald & American Eagles, over 200 species of Birds and other critters.

The small, friendly, rural mountain communities of Klamath River, Horse Creek, Hamburg, Seiad Valley, Happy Camp, and Somes Bar are all located along the Wild and Scenic Klamath River. These communities can be reached by traveling on Highway 96, The State of Jefferson Scenic ByWay, which connects Interstate 5 to the Redwood Highway and the Coast.

Happy Camp, the largest community on the river with a population of 1,500, is approximately 20 miles south of the Oregon Border, and is considered the recreational center for hunting, fishing, gold mining, wilderness horse packing, rock hounding, bicycling and whitewater boating.

Happy Camp is the center of the ancestral territory of the Karuk Tribe. The Tribe has resided along this part of the Klamath River for thousands of years. Karuk people are recognized throughout the world for the quality of their basketry, and their traditional culture continues to be an important part of their everyday lives.

Thompson Creek Lodge - Is our home & The River Connection Realty office.  We offer a discount on cabin rental for our real estate clients.   We will be happy to refer you to an experienced river guide.  The Wild & Scenic Klamath River guided float trip in rafts, kayaks, or oar boats or maybe you want to go fishing on the Klamath.....  The Klamath River provides the perfect selection for rafters.   Everything from mild scenic tours to dare devil whitewater. Trips can be 1 to 3 days.  Stay in comfort at  Thompson Creek Lodge - cabins


   Kelly Lake                                      Clear Creek

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Historic towns along the Klamath River via Hwy. 96 are as follows:
Klamath River:  Located about 18 miles west of I-5    Elevation:  1651   Population: 150
Horse Creek:  35 miles west of I-5    Elevation:    1640     Population:  115
Scott Bar: 3 miles S. of Hwy. 96 and 39 miles W. of I-5 Elevation:1710   Population: 100
Hamburg:  41 miles west of I-5     Elevation:    1583    Population:  80
Seiad Valley:  50 miles west of I-5    Elevation:    1371    Population:  350
Happy Camp:  65 miles west of I-5      Elevation:   1080    Population:  1,500  www.happycamprealestate.com
Somes Bar:  107 miles west of I-5    Elevation:   527     Population:  225

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Click on links below for great local information.  Remember to book mark this page before you leave us.

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Thompson Creek Lodge - Cabins complete with kitchen.  Pool, Beautiful Thompson Creek flowing through the property.   We are currently only open for our real estate clients with prior reservation. Contact us direct @ The River Connection Realty for more info.

Klamath National Forest - Check for great photos, rafting, and camping info for our beautiful forest.

Happy Camp News -  A great site for articles about Happy Camp, photos of our beautiful area, classified ads and more. 

Klamath-Siskiyou Art Center - Located in Happy Camp, is an innovative community hub that combines exhibition, performance and workshop space with media and technological facilities to cultivate the arts and sciences. 

New 49'ers Prospecting Club - Looking for Gold?  This site not only provides everything you need to know about prospecting but it features great HAPPY CAMP area information.

Siskiyou Daily News -   Link to local news paper covering Siskiyou County.

Sisqtel.net  -  Our local internet provider & telephone service. Siskiyou Telephone

Siskiyou County Government Site - links to Siskiyou County departments, area information, & California Government Links.

Happy Camp High School - Link to our local high school web site.


(If you know of a local site that should be added, please send me an e-mail)   If a link doesn't work please e-mail   riverpro@sisqtel.net
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The River Connection Realty

52431 State Hwy. 96

Seiad Valley, Ca. 96086

Office (530) 496-3657 or cell/text 530-598-1499


Carrol Nelson - Broker  DRE# 01214187

Chuck Atkins - Associate Broker DRE# 01022352


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