Upper Klamath River

Weed, Ca (Trip starts in S. Oregon and crosses into N. California) /

Level: Intermediate to Advanced /

Class 4+

Best Summer Class 4!

Meeting Location

Meeting Location:

Mt. Shasta Brewing Co
College Avenue
Weed, CA, USA

Area Information

We highly recommend the Inn at Mount Shasta for your accommodations before and/or after your Upper Klamath Rafting Trip.

The closest accommodations are in Weed, CA 96094 (the meeting location) and in Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 (7 miles S. of Weed). Further south is Dunsmuir (20 mi) and Redding (71 mi). To the north is Yreka (29 mi) & Ashland  (65 mi).

Bring your own tent and camping equipment. Rental equipment available by advance reservation.

  • Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort – 4239 W.A. Barr Road, Mt. Shasta. (888) 926-2618. 20 minutes/11 miles SW of meeting location and west of Mt. Shasta. 430 acre lake with swimming, beach & marina. Tent & RV Sites.
  • Mt. Shasta KOA Campground – 900 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd. Mt. Shasta. 10 minutes/7 miles SW of meeting location. (530) 926-4029 or (800) 562-3617. 33 tent sites, 70 RV hookups, laundry, showers, pool.
  • Stewart Mineral Springs Resort – 4617 Stewart Springs Rd, Weed. 19 minutes/10.5 miles NE of meeting location. (530) 938-2222. Camping, tepees, cabins, apartments, mineral baths, restaurant.
  • Shasta-Trinity National Forest – (530) 926-4511 or 800-280-CAMP


The area has great opportunities for extra recreation & sightseeing. To the south, Mount Shasta, Castle Crags & Lake Shasta, and to the north, Ashland (Shakespeare Festival, Feb-Nov). The National Forest provides hiking, climbing, biking and fishing. Dunsmuir & Yreka have long histories with the steam train and have train rides and museums.