Looking for an off-the-beaten-path RV trip in California? Look no further than California’s Far North, which is home to fantastic wilderness views, open spaces and a massive active volcano.
The great outdoors in Siskiyou County are vast and sometimes remote, making it the perfect place to escape the crowds and get a one-on-one experience with nature. The best way to experience the area is with an RV and there are plenty of places that can give you a beautiful experience in the area.
Here are 5 RV parks that are off the beaten path in California’s Far North:
Hi-Lo Motel & RV Park
The Hi-Lo Motel and RV Park is known to Weed, California locals as the perfect breakfast spot, but it’s also a great place to park your RV and adventure around the mighty Mount Shasta.
At Hi-Lo, you’ll find 16 creekside spaces to park your RV and an endless amount of outdoor experiences nearby, including Mount Shasta, Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Pluto’s Cave.
Did we mention they have crazy good food at their diner? See our trip there:
Railroad Park RV Resort
Sitting in Dunsmuir, California is the remnants of a historical railroad operation near the base of Mount Shasta. The Railroad Park RV Resort is home to numerous old railroad cars which were converted into hotel rooms for visitors. They also have an RV hookups and a campground, making it the perfect place to explore the area under the shadow of Castle Crags.
The area is filled with history and there’s even a restaurant in an old railroad car. See our trip there:
Klamath Ranch Resort & Blue Heron RV Park
If you’re looking for an uncrowded experience on the Klamath River, this is the perfect resort for you.
Blue Heron is a RV park and resort in Hornbrook that is family-friendly and provides all of the outdoor activities in a remote setting that one could ask for. The resort sits comfortably on the pristine Klamath River and affords a ton of opportunities for water skiing, fishing, kayaking, hunting, golf, hiking and even horseback riding. If you’ve never experienced the area on the very tippy-top of California, Blue Heron is the perfect spot.
Big Foot RV Park & Cabins
While it’s unlikely Bigfoot will make an appearance, the family-owned and operated Big Foot RV Park & Cabins in “the Heart of the Klamath” is a perfect base camp for your next adventure destination. Conveniently located near the famous Bigfoot statue in Happy Camp, the park is walking distance to a market and post office.
Owners Gary and Rita live just around the corner and know everyone in town, gladly helping their campers discover everything the Klamath River and surrounding forest have to offer. We know you’ll love this perfect place to escape the crowds and reconnect with nature.
Friday’s RV Retreat
Friday’s RV Retreat and Fly Fishing Ranch was built in 1983 by its founders Bob and Maylon Friday, and is family-run. It is located six miles from McCloud, California with majestic Mount Shasta sitting at 14,179 feet as its background, and Squaw Valley Creek passing through it. There are 30 spacious RV sites with pull-throughs, tenting areas, and cabins for all to enjoy. Reserve the Pond House for a weekend of fly fishing or relaxation.
McCloud RV Park
If you’re looking to adventure in the historic town of McCloud, right near breathtaking waterfalls and world class fishing, the McCloud RV Park is perfect place to park your RV and explore. With fantastic amenities in the shadow of Mount Shasta, McCloud RV Park has two ponds, a heated bathhouse, onsite laundry and the always important free Wi-Fi. Of course, you’ll have to visit the three tiers of McCloud Falls while you’re there!
Have fun on your adventure to Siskiyou County!
Northern California’s Outdoor Digital Newsmagazine