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Recreation, Travel & Tourism

Explore Siskiyou County, A Recreational Paradise!

Siskiyou County is renowned for its abundance of recreational opportunities! Visitors return year after year to explore and enjoy the many wonders of this beautiful natural resource. Gold Mining leaves a rich legacy in the mountain and river regions of Siskiyou County where panning for gold can still be seen in the sparkling river waters. Llama and horseback riding in the Marble Mountains draws many outdoor recreation enthusiasts to the backcountry while climbing and skiing are favorite pastimes for the adventurous on majestic Mt. Shasta's pristine slopes.

The fishing is spectacular in the high alpine lakes and the many clear mountain rivers of Siskiyou County which offer breathtaking scenery for a memorable experience. There are many fishing guide services available as well as river rafting guides to meet your water sporting needs. Boating and swimming access is offered at many of the lakes and reservoirs as well as campgrounds and picnic areas.

Those who prefer the solitude and quiet of the backcountry wilderness experience will enjoy the abundant hiking and nature trails available throughout Siskiyou County. The Pacific Crest Trail runs through the alpine high country and is a favorite among hikers. Wildlife and wildflowers abound for the avid outdoor enthusiast. Volcanic Mt. Shasta also offers wilderness access for mountaineers looking to climb to her 14,162 foot summit. Whatever your recreational interest is...Siskiyou County is sure to offer you a rewarding and unforgettable adventure!

Siskiyou County Visitors' Bureau

"Visit Siskiyou"

Siskiyou County Visitors Bureau offers travel information for all of Siskiyou County: events, destinations, communities, photos and attractions.

Recreation & Tourism Links

  • "Shasta Cascade" Northern California Travel and Tourism Information Network. Siskiyou County is a vast land of mountains, forests and valleys with clear sparkling streams and lakes. Picnic beside streams, on lakes, in city parks or almost anywhere. Swim in lakes, streams, city pools, and resorts or motels.
  • The Shasta Cascade Visitor - 101 Things to do in the Shasta Cascade Region