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The local eatery features decor of river photos & broken paddles. Many adventurous whitewater tales have been told here. Willow Creek, California is where the Hoopa Tribe meets at the intersection of Klamath River and the Trinity River, along Hwy 299 deep in Northern California forests. Self-proclaimed the 'Bigfoot Capital of the World', the community holds an annual festivals revolving around outdoor recreation. Late summer is the best time to visit.
elevation: 592'
population: 1,743
zip code: 95573


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Humboldt County
E of Arcata
on Hwy 299 @ Hoopa



  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • river rafting
  • golf
  • off-roading
  • mountain biking
  • horseback trails
  • wineries
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Trinity River
  • Six Rivers National Forest
  • Shasta Trinity National Forest
  • Klamath National Forest
  • Klamath River
  • China Flat Museum
  • description:
    The middle of nowhere & a long way to anything makes this Northern California river destination a haven for river rafting & river kayaking. Town has services for travels and locals alike; covers all the basics - hardware store, tire shop, motels, restaurants, grocery market, and post office.

    nearby towns:
    Douglas City
    Happy Camp

    Willow Creek

    White Hwy 299

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