Resources

Hiking, Backpacking, And Outdoors Resources And Agencies: Northern California

John Soares–writer links.

SISKIYOU COUNTY LINKS. On this page you’ll find important links to outdoors activities and related matters in Siskiyou County, my home.

Leave No Trace. Excellent site for helping you minimize your impact on the wilderness.

American Hiking Society. Its mission is to promote and protect foot trails and the hiking experience.

Hiking Resource Guide. Good set of articles on important hiking topics.

Slackpacker. Great national guide to hiking websites. A must see, especially if you’re traveling to an area and want to know the best trails.

Table of Contents, 100 Classic Hikes in Northern California, third edition.

Appendix A, 100 Classic Hikes in Northern California, third edition.

This is an alphabetical list of all the government agencies that oversee hikes in both books. For each agency you’ll find an address, a phone number, and the web site address/URL.

Almanor Ranger District
Lassen National Forest

P.O. Box 767
Chester, CA 96020
530-258-2141
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/lassen

Amador Ranger District
Eldorado National Forest

26820 Silver Drive
Pioneer, CA 95666
209-295-4251
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/eldorado
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/eldorado/recreation/wild/moke (for permits and other information)

Anderson Marsh State Historical Park
5300 Soda Bay Road
Kelseyville, CA 95451
707-994-0688
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Auburn State Recreation Area
501 El Dorado Street
Auburn, CA 95603
530-885-4527
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Beckwourth Ranger District
Plumas National Forest

P.O. Box 7
Blairsden, CA 96103
530-836-2575
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/plumas

Big Basin Redwoods State Park
21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, CA 95006
831-338-8860; 831-338-8861
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Big Bend Visitor Center
Tahoe National Forest

631 Coyote Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-426-3609
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/tahoe

Bothe–Napa Valley State Park
3801 Saint Helena Highway North (Highways 29/128)
Calistoga, CA 94515
707-942-4575
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Bureau of Land Management
King Range National Conservation Area Project Office

P.O. Box 189
Whitethorn, CA 95589
707-986-5400
http://www.ca.blm.gov/arcata/kingrange

Butano State Park
1500 Cloverdale Drive
Pescadero, CA 94060
650-879-2040
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Castle Crags State Park
P.O. Box 80
Castella, CA 96017
530-235-2684
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Castle Rock State Park
15000 Skyline Boulevard
Los Gatos, CA 95033
408-867-2952
http://www.parks.ca.gov

East Bay Regional Park District
2950 Peralta Oaks Court
P.O. Box 5381
Oakland, CA 94605
1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757)
http://www.ebparks.org

Emerald Bay State Park
P.O. Box 266
Tahoma, CA 96142
530-541-3030
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Feather River Ranger District
Plumas National Forest

875 Mitchell Avenue
Oroville, CA 95965
530-534-6500
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/plumas

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Fort Mason, Building 201
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-561-4700
http://www.nps.gov/goga

Grindstone Ranger District
Mendocino National Forest

825 North Humboldt Avenue
Willows, CA 95988
530-934-3316
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/mendocino

Half Moon Bay State Beaches
95 Kelly Avenue
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
650-726-8819
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Happy Camp and Oak Knoll Ranger Districts
63822 Highway 96
Happy Camp, CA 96039
530-493-2243
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/klamath

Hat Creek Ranger District
Lassen National Forest

P.O. Box 220
Fall River Mills, CA 96028
530-336-5521
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/lassen

Henry W. Coe State Park
P.O. Box 846
Morgan Hill, CA 95038
408-779-2728
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Humboldt Redwoods State Park
P.O. Box 100
Weott, CA 95571
707-946-2409
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Joseph D. Grant County Park
18405 Mount Hamilton Road
San Jose, CA 95140
408-274-6121
http://www.parkhere.org
http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/parks

Jug Handle State Reserve
c/o Mendocino District Headquarters

P.O. Box 440
Mendocino, CA 95460
707-937-5804
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
35 College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
530-543-2694
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/ltbmu
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/ltbmu/recreation/wilderness/desowild (for permits and other information)

Lassen Volcanic National Park
P.O. Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063-0100
530-595-4444
http://www.nps.gov/lavo

Lava Beds National Monument
Indian Well Headquarters

Tulelake, CA 96134
530-667-8113
http://www.nps.gov/labe

McArthur–Burney Falls Memorial State Park
24898 Highway 89
Burney, CA 96013
530-335-2777
http://www.parks.ca.gov

McCloud Ranger Station
Shasta–Trinity National Forest

P.O. Box 1620
McCloud, CA 96057
530-964-2184
http://www.r5.fs.fed.us/shastatrinity

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
330 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-691-1200
http://www.openspace.org

Mount Diablo State Park
96 Mitchell Canyon Road
Clayton, CA 94517
925-837-2525
http://www.mdia.org
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Mount Shasta Ranger Station
Shasta–Trinity National Forest

204 West Alma
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
530-926-4511
http://www.r5.fs.fed.us/shastatrinity

Mount Tamalpais State Park
801 Panoramic Highway
Mill Valley, CA 94941
415-388-2070
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Muir Woods National Monument
Mill Valley, CA 94941-2696
415-388-2596
http://www.nps.gov/muwo

Pacific Ranger District
Eldorado National Forest

7887 Highway 50
Pollock Pines, CA 95726
530-647-5415
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/eldorado
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/eldorado/recreation/wild/deso (for permits and other information)

Point Reyes National Seashore
1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes, CA 94956
415-464-5100
http://www.nps.gov/pore

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
127011 Newton B. Drury Parkway
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
Orick, CA 95555
707-465-7354
http://www.nps.gov/redw
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Redwood National and State Parks, Crescent City Information Center
1111 2nd Street
Crescent City, CA 95531
707-464-6101
http://www.nps.gov/redw

Redwood National and State Parks, Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center
119441 South Highway 101
Orick, CA 95555
707-465-7765
http://www.nps.gov/redw

Richardson Grove State Park
1600 U.S. Highway 101
Garberville, CA 95542
707-247-3318
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Salmon/Scott River Ranger District
Klamath National Forest

11263 North Highway 3
Fort Jones, CA 96032
530-468-5351
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/klamath

Sinkyone Wilderness State Park
P.O. Box 245
Whitethorn, CA 95589
707-986-7711
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
2605 Adobe Canyon Road
Kenwood, CA 95452
707-833-5712
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Tahoe National Forest
631 Coyote Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-4531
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/tahoe

Van Damme State Park
c/o Mendocino District Headquarters

P.O. Box 440
Mendocino, CA 95460
707-937-5804
http://www.parks.ca.gov

Warner Mountain Ranger District
Modoc National Forest
P.O. Box 220
Cedarville, CA 96104
530-279-6116
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/modoc

Weaverville Ranger District
Shasta–Trinity National Forest
360 Main Street
P.O. Box 1190
Weaverville, CA 96093
530-623-2121
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/shastatrinity

Whiskeytown–Shasta–Trinity National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown Unit
P.O. Box 188
14412 Kennedy Memorial Drive (at Highway 299)
Whiskeytown, CA 96095
530-246-1225
http://www.nps.gov/whis

Yolla Bolly Ranger District
Shasta–Trinity National Forest
HC01, Box 400
2555 State Highway 36
Platina, CA 96076
530-352-4211
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/shastatrinity

Yuba River Ranger District
Tahoe National Forest
15924 Highway 49
Camptonville, CA 95922
530-288-3231
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/tahoe