If you ever want to get really remote, Matthews Creek Campground is the place. It’s the kind of remote where you will have your own pool of emerald colored Salmon River water to baptize in. It’s the kind of remote where the nearest town’s population sign reads less than 200 people. There is no cell phone reception, no Wi-Fi; just a quaint campground perched on a cliff overlooking the last truly wild river in California. It’s the kind of remote where driving on a one-lane windy road with steep cliff drop-offs, is par for the course. Once you recover from the adventurous drive, you can string your hammock between the spreading tan oaks or lay your Mexican blanket out on the river bar below. And the swimming hole…. there are few that can rival it. Just do us a favor, and don’t tell anyone about it (wink).
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
10 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Matthews Creek Campground.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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August 8th, 2018
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August 26th, 2017
Klamath National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(530) 842-6131
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41.187° N, 123.214° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 10 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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