sightseeing, taking photographs on the salmon river gorge in northern california. travel northern california and the beautiful marble and salmon mountains. raft the salmon river. hiking mountain trails in the russian wilderness area of the salmon mountains. camp in forest service campgrounds in the klamath national forest.

The Klamath River from the bridge at the meeting of the Salmon ...

... Standing on the bridge over the Klamath River looking upstream ...

Downstream from this vantage point are the Ishi Pishi Falls, class VI rapids. An account in the book, In the Land of Grasshopper Song  , an autobiography of two intrepid women Indian agents for the Karuk Tribe in the Klamath Mountains of northern California, the rapids are called waterfalls. The natives, Steve especially, were described as standing on the rocks in the waterfall, catching eels, a delicacy. The women agents for the tribe, certainly bold and fearless themselves, saw this feat as especially daring, and one who excelled as being heroic almost.

The Klamath River upstream from the confluence of the
Salmon and Klamath Rivers

Travel northern California. See the Marble Mountains, the Salmon Mountains, the beautiful Salmon River, Sawyers Bar, the best living mining town, the magnificent Salmon River Gorge. Raft the river, try your hand at mining and/or fishing. Hike the Russian Wilderness and/or the Marble Mountain wilderness in the beautiful Klamath National Forest. Or simply enjoy yourself sightseeing.

travel northern california and the beautiful marble and salmon mountains. raft the salmon river. hiking in the russian wilderness area. camp in the klamath national forest.

Forward ~ ... and leaf and stone complement
river's emerald hue ...

Back ~ ... the beautiful Salmon meets the
Klamath River ...

USFS: Klamath National Forest.

The Klamath River: Rafting, Hiking, Canoeing, Camping, Sightseeing or otherwise enjoying the under appreciated beauty of the Klamath River. Include this route as tour on several different routes: The Salmon River and Gorge, the Trinity, alovely path to the California Redwoods and the Coast, a visit to historic mining towns and more.