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Venture Beyond in Siskiyou

An adventure seeker's dream destination - that's Siskiyou, where you can wander above, venture beyond. Located in the northernmost region.

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McCloud Mushroom Festival

Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday in May, is a day to honor those who have fallen while serving […]

As we enter the third year since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the sun is rising on a return […]

Winter has come to an end and many people are starting to make travel plans, but what if you tried […]

Mount Shasta Wildflowers

Welcome to the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway All American Road. Along this 500-mile journey from volcano to volcano, you will […]

Hiking in Siskiyou

Spring is right around the corner and what better way to enjoy the warmer days than in the great outdoors? […]

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we want to hear your Siskiyou love stories!

Yoga on Mount Shasta, Siskiyou

There’s nothing like starting off a new year feeling refreshed and relaxed in body and spirit. To kick off 2022, […]

Winter is here! Whether you’re looking for a warm spot to relax after a day spent out in the elements […]

Skiing on Mt. Shasta

Snow has been falling, and the countdown to winter ski season is officially ON! With the Mt. Shasta Ski Park […]

California may not usually be considered a great fall color destination, but the mixed blessing of cold winters and the […]

The air is crisp, the leaves are starting to change, and we’re celebrating our favorite time of year with a […]

Siskiyou is an outdoor haven – so it follows that there are some perfect places to enjoy outdoor dining! Plus […]

  Light pollution has become so prevalent that many people don’t know what it’s like to see a brilliant star-filled […]

On June 15, 2021, the state of California moved beyond the Blueprint for a Safer Economy and its color-coded activity […]

The Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway is a 500-mile journey from volcano to volcano that passes through some of the most […]

Valentine’s Day might look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be one for the books! […]

image of Fall foliage

California may not usually be considered a great fall color destination, but the mixed blessing of cold winters and the […]

In the age of Coronavirus, social distancing has become the norm, with limited contact, donning protective gear and avoiding groups. But […]

man in front of Lake Siskiyou

Siskiyou is once again open for leisure travel and there are new rules and regulations in place to protect the […]

With nearly 445,00 acres of federally recognized wilderness, Siskiyou is the perfect place to experience the visual magnificence of nature. […]

Lower Klamath Bird of Prey, Siskiyou

Wildlife abounds in Siskiyou! Birders and nature photographers in particular will have a field day on this ultimate birding road […]

From important Native American and historic battle sites to goldrush and pioneer history, Siskiyou is a history-lover’s dream destination. For […]

As the second tallest mountain in California and visible from 100 miles in just about every direction, Mt. Shasta is […]

Klamath River

The wonderous Klamath River is the second largest river in California with many of its longest free-flowing stretches of river and whitewater. […]

Shasta Brewing Company, Weed, Siskiyou

With Siskiyou County’s endless opportunity for outdoor adventure, it also packs with it some of the best craft beer in Northern California. […]

Brimming with two-lane backroads and adventure around every corner, Siskiyou is the perfect place for a road trip!  Of course […]

wagon creek waterfalls

Brimming with two-lane backroads and adventure around every corner, Siskiyou is the perfect place for a road trip!  And while […]

With open roads to roam and beautiful nature to explore, RV’ers have long been drawn to Siskiyou. In the era […]

Two motorcycles in front of Mt. Shasta

Open roads, low population, lots of curves…Siskiyou is thrilling on a motorcycle.  As restrictions lift and you’re anxious to get […]

As the sunny spring weather thaws our favorite trails and turns the landscape vibrant and green, we know that it’s […]

Things may be different at the moment, but one thing has remained constant: the support of our awesome Siskiyou community. […]

Hedge-Creek-falls

As Siskiyou endures the current coronavirus pandemic with unprecedented levels of social distancing and self-quarantines, Discover Siskiyou is compiling some […]

There is so much to do and see in Siskiyou, it might be hard to figure out where to start […]

February is the month of romance, and Siskiyou is a great place to find it! Whether you’re looking for wild […]

California’s north is an amazing place for a weekend getaway that’s both healthy and relaxing – where you can unplug […]

Skiing on Mt. Shasta

Winter may be upon us, but that won’t slow down your excitement as a family in Siskiyou.  You can always […]

Cozy lodging with fireplaces, warm comfort food and gorgeous views make Siskiyou a great place to stay during the winter […]

Lower Klamath Wildlife Refuge

It’s time to check off your winter birding checklist! Siskiyou is home to several amazing winter watching spots, but the […]

Ten percent of Siskiyou residents are veterans – more than double the state average. So when it comes to Veterans […]

With nearly 445,00 acres of federally recognized wilderness, Siskiyou is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream destination. Its borders encompass rich volcanic […]

Lake Siskiyou, Wander Above Venture Beyond

Late fall and the onset of winter can be tough when it comes to hiking. Finding good trails, especially in […]

Interstate 5 cuts straight through the heart of Siskiyou – which also happens to be the perfect halfway point for […]

East Siskiyou County, Lava Beds National Monument

Siskiyou is steeped in history wherever you go, but perhaps no archeological footprint is as extensive as the Modoc War […]

Mount Shasta Vista

What’s in a name?  Well, when it comes to a visitor navigating “Shasta,” it can sometimes be a challenge.  Locally […]

Top Spot Siskiyou Palindrome

Siskiyou is blessed with vast wilderness, jaw-dropping views and quaint towns, topped by a mystical mountain and picturesque Alpine lakes. […]

Fishing Siskiyou, California’s north, is home to some of the best fishing anywhere. Siskiyou’s wild rivers, streams and high mountain […]

Siskiyou View, Mount Shasta, California

The grand-dame of Siskiyou, the magnificent Mount Shasta is without a doubt the “unchallenged monarch” of Northern California.   At 14,162 […]

May is here revealing Mount Shasta at her loveliest – fully dressed in a gown of winter snow and lit […]

Dunsmuir Museum, Dunsmuir, California

Siskiyou County was created on March 22, 1852, and named for the Siskiyou mountain range between California and Oregon.  But […]

California Poppy, Siskiyou

April showers have been steadily paving the way for a showstopping spring!  Just look outside to see the Daffodils, California […]

lower mccloud falls

Siskiyou is the perfect place for your waterfall adventures. The water here makes it unlike anywhere else in the world. […]

Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, Osprey and Owls. In Siskiyou, you can just about walk out your front door and see them […]

The Ultimate Car Kit for Winter Driving in Siskiyou

With lots of fresh snow on Mount Shasta and more winter weather on the horizon, we thought we’d put together […]

The holidays are upon us and Siskiyou is celebrating big!  Skiing, snowboarding, Victorian celebrations and après-ski – California’s north has […]

Snow is falling in Siskiyou!  And as Siskiyou’s iconic Mount Shasta welcomes an average of 80 inches of powdery snow […]

When the weather outside is frightful, Siskiyou is still delightful!  As storms have rolled in this past week and everyone […]

Happy Thanksgiving! For Siskiyou residents this weekend also means more than just a delicious meal on Thursday – it’s generally […]

You know the drill when it comes to In-N-Out’s secret menu and you love to wow your barista with your […]

Let’s face it. We all just want to do is nosh on some delicious, warm comfort food from time to […]

Evergreen Cemetery

From fur trappers to the Gold Rush to US Senators and Hollywood A-listers, Siskiyou certainly has a colorful past full […]

We know hunting may not be for everyone, but buck “fever” is a real thing in California’s north that happens […]

By 2030, California hopes to have five million emission-free cars on the road, which means totally guilt-free road trips! But […]

From stagecoach robber hideouts and turn-of–the-century candy shops to sleeping on a train and feeding fish at the oldest trout […]

Dogs are a way of life in Siskiyou. From trail walks to beer gardens to water-play, fun for you and […]

Siskiyou is home to six designated wild and scenic rivers, as well as hundreds of lakes, creeks and streams. Such […]

With hundreds of lakes, rivers and creeks – Siskiyou is an epic destination for a kayaking adventure! From laid-back to […]

Fishing and camping go hand in hand in Siskiyou. With dozens of lakes, rivers, wild streams and open space – […]

Bird Species in Siskiyou

By: Nicholas Martens & Maureen Leong-Kee As is typically the case, the key to posting big numbers in a given […]

Some days, there is nothing better than sinking your teeth into a big juicy burger, especially in California’s north. Siskiyou […]

The gorgeous views of California’s north bring in brides and grooms from all over. From scenic wedding locations to unbeatable views […]

Grab a raft or kayak, then head out for an adventure of a lifetime. Your quest for family fun starts […]

Getaway from the hustle and bustle and unwind in Siskiyou. From golf to beer, mineral springs to spas and shopping […]

Roll up your sleeves and experience the farm-to-fork lifestyle in Siskiyou. Your unique culinary quest starts here. Posted by Discover […]

Gather your bait, rig your line and discover California’s premier fishing destination, Siskiyou. The adventure starts here. Posted by Discover […]

Take a hike in Siskiyou and you’ll often find a mesmerizing waterfall, making that extra trek worth every step. There’s […]

In Siskiyou, we may be known for adventure, but we’re also home to one of the most spiritual mountains in […]

Attention all meat lovers! Siskiyou is full of family-owned and operated farms including the beloved Belcampo Farms. Known for their […]

Spring is in the air in Siskiyou! Hello warmer days, blooming flowers, chirping birds and the sweet smell of spring. […]

Siskiyou’s breathtaking views are truly an Instagrammers #goals. From majestic mountains to towering trees, rivers to waterfalls and trails to […]

Siskiyou is full of character, charm and a hint of ruggedness. We offer accommodations for every type of adventure. From […]

Tourist

Looking for that perfect adventure any time of year? Located at the top of California, Siskiyou is the perfect destination […]

tometo

As you drive through Siskiyou, one of the first things you’ll notice is the beautiful farmland throughout the region. Siskiyou […]

Tourist

Mount Shasta welcomes over 80 inches of powdery snow every year, making Siskiyou county one of the best winter destinations […]

Fishing

If you’re a thrill-seeker looking for an adventurous getaway, look no further than Siskiyou! With a wide range of activities, […]

Winter enjoyment

Are you ready for some winter family fun in Siskiyou? Siskiyou is the perfect location to take the family on […]

Tulelake

Calling all birders! The majestic mountains and towering trees of Siskiyou make it a prime destination for birdwatching in California’s […]

Soup

It may be cold outside, but that doesn’t mean you should be! Warm up with a hot drink in Siskiyou […]

Stone

Get inspired in Siskiyou! One of our region’s most fascinating features is our majestic mountains. Many believe Mt. Shasta is […]

Tourist

When you hike in Siskiyou, you feel like you’re escaping into a magical wilderness filled with majestic mountains and towering […]

Lake Siskiyou, Wander Above Venture Beyond

An adventure seeker’s dream destination – that’s Siskiyou, where you can wander above, venture beyond.  Located in the northernmost region […]

Boating

Siskiyou is full of wild adventures and even Olympians are up for the challenge. Olympic gold medal skier Jonny Moseley […]

Mountain

In Siskiyou, you’ll discover untamed adventure runs free, creating a unique opportunity to craft your own personal journey. A quest […]

Drink

Beauty lies in the hands of the beer holder in Siskiyou. Here visitors enjoy gorgeous views while sipping on some […]

Birds

Birdwatching, or birding, is second nature in Siskiyou. Take a look around and you’ll see the feathered friends of the […]

Meditation

We all need a break every once in a while, but perhaps you need one now more than ever. Siskiyou […]

Events in Siskiyou are as unique and spirited as we are – celebrating our breathtaking landscape and honoring our heritage. […]

Looking for a real summer getaway? California’s north is home to thrilling adventure, rugged landscapes and breathtaking beauty. We hope […]

kayaking in siskiyou

With 12 rivers flowing, wild waterfalls tumbling, and hundreds of pristine lakes dotting the landscape, water is as much a […]

Fishing in Siskiyou

Siskiyou is a true playground for fishing. With dozens of lakes, rivers and wild streams, the fishing ground is abundant […]

Aside from an abundance of outdoor recreation and awe-inspiring beauty, Siskiyou is a place with rich agriculture, and is proud […]

Breathtaking Views in Siskiyou

One of the first things you’ll notice when you arrive in Siskiyou is the tremendous beauty greeting you at every […]

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Discover downtown Dunsmuir with through its Farmer’s Market and lots of public art! Dunsmuir is a historic small town set […]

By guest blogger Jake Harris Don’t get me wrong I love my job, but we all work hard during the […]

Shopping at the farmer’s market is like playing “Chopped” without the time constraints or the cash prizes. If you don’t know, […]

Mount Shasta, Shasta, Siskiyou

I’ve driven past the Shasta Valley Wildlife Area many times because my family lives in Little Shasta Valley. I also […]

Aspen Acres, Siskiyou

My husband grew up on a cattle ranch outside of Yreka, CA, and it’s one of my favorite places in […]

A few years ago, my husband and I attended a fundraiser for the Yreka Women in Business Network. We drank wine, ate […]

Summertime Adventures in Siskiyou Siskiyou is a beautiful region to explore with your family and a wonderful place to take […]

Black Butte, Siskiyou

If you enjoy capturing epic views with your camera, Siskiyou is a great place to wander. I love going on […]

southsiskiyoufoodie

I love planning my trips to South Siskiyou around food. Experiencing good food is a top priority in my everyday life, […]

Grass Lake Sunset, Siskiyou

Driving on U.S. Route 97 (US 97) is one of my favorite road trips in Siskiyou because the scenery is gorgeous. The […]

Orr Lake, East Siskiyou

A few years ago, I took a day trip to East Siskiyou with my father-in-law, Roy. Our first stop was […]

After enjoying my first day trip to Deadfall Lakes, I asked my father-in-law, Roy, about other fun hiking options in the […]

Deadfall Lake, Siskiyou

Hike to Deadfall Lakes & Stay in Weed, CA Deadfall Lakes is the perfect place to cool off and relax […]

Yreka has many options for a great meal. If you’re traveling through town on spring break, I hope you’ll visit my […]

PCT hike siskiyou

If you’ve been thinking about exploring Siskiyou, spring break is the perfect time of year to travel through the area. […]

I love going on outdoor adventures in Siskiyou, and indulging in delicious meals. Finding and eating good food is one […]

Thanks to a tip from a friend, I explored Hedge Creek Falls for the first time in 2015. I’ve also taken my mom […]

crystal shop siskiyou

When I walked into Crystal Keepers, the first thing I noticed were the colors. There were so many different hues that stood out like pinks, blues, purples, […]

On a chilly January morning my husband, Logan, and I woke up early and enjoyed a cup of coffee in […]

Recently, my husband and I stayed at the Inn at Mount Shasta. I loved the property; especially the new details, […]

I lived in Siskiyou full-time for five years, and I’ve spent a few decades exploring the region. However, I didn’t […]

view in siskiyou county

It was a gorgeous and sunny July day when we began our hike to the top of Mt. Eddy. In […]

Lake Siskiyou, Mt. Shasta

After moving from Portland, OR to Siskiyou, I was eager to explore the county because I wanted to see the […]

Heart Lake, Mt. Shasta, Siskiyou

I love the winter season in Siskiyou because there are lots of outdoor activities to participate in like skiing at Mt. Shasta or […]

When I visit Yreka, CA, with friends and family, one of my favorite places to wander is Miner Street. Good food and […]

A few weeks before Christmas, my friend Niki and I planned a holiday gift hunting adventure. She suggested meeting at […]

I stumbled upon Sisson Meadow by chance in the fall of 2014. I’d been window shopping in downtown Mt. Shasta, […]

“You’re not going to sled with the kids, are you?” I asked. “No, I’m too old to do that sort […]

Last weekend, I took a solo trip to Siskiyou, and it was a blast! I wanted my husband to come […]

The Lake Siskiyou Loop is one of my favorite walking paths because it’s beautiful,  the trail is flat, and all […]

Back in 2016, I made a bucket list of things I wanted to do in Siskiyou, and one activity on […]

After two years of talking about the idea, my husband and I finally went snowshoeing at the Mt. Shasta Nordic Center. […]

On my 37th birthday my friend Chris—who is based in Minnesota—visited us in Siskiyou County. It was early November, and […]

Century Bike Race, Siskiyou

When my husband and I moved from Portland, Oregon to Siskiyou, we cycled everywhere because we didn’t own a car. […]

When I lived in Siskiyou full-time, hiking to Castle Dome in early November was an annual tradition. We started the tradition to celebrate […]

A few years ago, my father-in-law Roy invited me on a mid-week fishing excursion to Kangaroo Lake. Since I’m self-employed, […]

During the first weekend of October, my husband and I were in Siskiyou to visit family and to complete outstanding […]

Recently, my husband accepted a new job, and we moved away from Siskiyou County. I missed Yreka, and it was […]

East Siskiyou
Stewart Springs

Stewart Mineral Springs in September “I feel like I’m at summer camp,” Mom said. “That’s a great way to describe […]

September Siskiyou Adventures Before I left for a weekend getaway in Siskiyou County, I had visions of e-biking on Mount […]

Field Notes: Preparing for Your Trip to Siskiyou. Over the years, friends and family from urban and rural areas have […]

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Hello and welcome to Everyday Adventures in Siskiyou! My name is Tammy Strobel, and I’m a writer, photographer, and traveler […]

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