Best Camping in Siskiyou County

Looking for the best camping in Siskiyou County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Siskiyou County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike or Backpack the Dead Falls Lake Trail

    The Dead Falls Lake Trail is perfect for families, dog, and all adventurers. In the spring and summer, there are gorgeous and abundant wildflowers. There is a perfect lunch spot at Deadfall Lake.  Close to the gargantuan Shasta, Mount Eddy is the ...

    8.1 miles 1358 ft gain

  • Hike the Fen Trail at Kangaroo Lake

    The Fen Trail around Kangaroo Lake is a beautiful secluded camping and hiking area in the Klamath Forest of Northern California. It connects to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), where you can hike up through Oregon and Washington to Canada, or south ...

  • Backpack the Sky High Lakes in the Marble Mountains

    The Marble Mountains are part of the Klamaths, a biologically and geologically diverse range of peaks and ridges often overshadowed by its western neighbors in the Cascades. The Marble Rim is the signature feature of this subrange, a white wall of...

    13.25 miles 2300 ft gain

  • Hike to the Etna Mountain Summit

    To start off, you're going to want to navigate to the Etna Summit Trailhead (5956 ft). There's a small parking lot off to the side and we did not need any passes for our overnight trip. Since the summit isn't the main destination for many people i...

    6 miles

  • Hike Gray Butte

    Mount Shasta is an incredible mountain in Northern California that offers a great variety of activities. The Gray Butte trail is one of the more beautiful trails in the area, and it's not too long (2.8mi, ~2h). We arrived at Shasta by late afterno...

  • Camp at Panther Meadows

    The Panther Meadows Campground is located in the timberline on Mt. Shasta. The free campsite has 10 sites with a fire ring and a table. The elevation of the campground is 7,500 ft, making it the highest campground on Mt. Shasta. Summer nights can ...

  • Climb Mt. Shasta via Clear Creek Route

    The least technical route to the summit of Mt Shasta begins at the Clear Creek Trailhead (elevation 6390 ft). Please note that although this is a less technical route, this is still dangerous and there have been deaths on Mt. Shasta because of fal...

    12.4 miles 7927 ft gain

  • Hike Fox Creek and Mavis Lakes

    The Fox Creek and Mavis Lakes Trail is great for finding tranquility and solitude. Dogs and horses are allowed on this trail. If you want to spend the night, free wilderness permits are required. Campfire permits are required for fires and camp st...

    7.8 miles 1637 ft gain

  • Hike to Stoddard Lake

    The trail is a bit rocky, so wear sturdy hiking boots or trail runners. While your elevation gain is only 800 total, you will travel upwards of 1,982ft in elevation given the ups and downs of the trail. At mile 1.75, there is a spring that feeds i...

    8 miles 1982 ft gain

  • Hike to Middle McCloud Falls

    Just 4 hours north of San Francisco, McCloud Falls offers a quick hike and swimming hole for those looking for something less crowded than Burney Falls. McCloud Falls has 3 tiers, but the middle section offers the best views by far. To get here, p...

    1.5 miles

  • Camp Out at Little Mt. Hoffman Lookout

    If you've never stayed in a lookout, you should. It's not a thrilling get your adrenaline type of adventure, but more of a private, secluded, let's enjoy epic views and incredible company type of get away.Little Mt. Hoffman lookout is one of a few...