Indian Scotty Group Site

Fort Jones, California

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Overview

Indian Scotty Group Site is located next to the Wild and Scenic Scott River in Klamath National Forest. Visitors enjoy swimming, tubing, whitewater boating. and fishing on the river. Several trailheads for the Marble Mountains Wilderness are nearby.

Recreation

During summer, when flows in the Scott River are low, campers can fish, swim, or go tubing in the river. During the higher flows of spring, the Scott River offers class IV-V whitewater runs through the Scott River canyon. Several Marble Mountain Wilderness trailheads are easily accessed from the camground, including Boulder, Kelsey, and Lovers Camp.

Facilities

Indian Scotty is set in an open grassy area surrounded by trees. The site is particularly suited for RVs up to 30 feet in length because of its configuration. Some campsites have views of the river. A campfire circle and grill are provided. A playground is available on-site.

Natural Features

The riverside group site sits in a forest of cedar, Douglas fir and Pondarosa pine at an elevation of 2,400 feet. Mount Shasta, not part of the Klamath, is visible from some areas within the compound.

The Klamath National Forest encompasses nearly 2 million acres of land straddling the California and Oregon border. The Klamath encompasses a vast array of mountains, streams and lakes and, at elevations ranging from 450 to 8,900 feet, is home to diverse plant life and nearly 400 animal species.

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