Six Rivers National Forest - Eureka, CA - National Parks

 
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Welcome to Six Rivers National Forest

Six Rivers National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the northwestern corner of California. It was established on June 3, 1947 by U.S. President Harry S. Truman from portions of Klamath, Siskiyou and Trinity National Forests. Its over one million acres (4,000 km2) of land contain a variety of ecosystems and 137,000 acres (550 km2) of old growth forest. It lies in parts of four counties; in descending order of forestland area they are Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity, and Siskiyou counties. Six Rivers is named after the six major rivers that pass near or through the forest and include:

The forest has 366 miles (589 km) of wild and scenic rivers, six distinct botanical areas, and public-use areas for camping, hiking, and fishing. The northernmost section of the forest is known as the Smith River National Recreation Area. Forest headquarters are located in Eureka, California. There are local ranger district offices in Bridgeville, Gasquet, Orleans, and Willow Creek.

Its old-growth forests include Coast Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii), Tanoak (Lithocarpus densiflorus), Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii), and White Fir (Abies concolor).

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Within Facility
+Fire rings and/or stoves and tables
+Vault or flush toilets
+Drinking water (unless otherwise noted)
+Showers are available at Panther Flat Campground
+Parking for two vehicles
+Approximately 2/3 of these sites are on the reservation system. Other sites and campgrounds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
+There is a 14-day limit
+Pets on leashes are permitted

Nearby Activities

+The Six Rivers is best known for recreation, and outstanding fishing. Whitewater rafting on the Klamath and Trinity Rivers along with kayaking on the Smith River are providing visitors exciting water recreation opportunities.

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1330 Bayshore Way
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