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“A whale of a veiw from the bridge.”
Review of Klamath River

Klamath River
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Full-Day Upper Klamath Rafting Trip
Ranked #6 of 14 things to do in Klamath
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Owner description: A delightful stop along an excellent family hiking trail in Redwood National Park.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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149 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“A whale of a veiw from the bridge.”
Reviewed 22 May 2013

If you are traveling North on 101, do not forget to stop at the Klamath River. We have seen a mother whale and her calf. We watched for hours as they swam up and down the river..

Visited May 2013
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Lake Forest
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“Klamath River, Salmon Fishing”
Reviewed 15 May 2013

The time period that we fished, was mid September. The Salmon runs are from Late August into October and are generally pretty strong. Fish average about 10lb. with a mix of smaller and larger fish. On our trip we fished two days and limited out on both days. Fish were average with one fish in the 30# class. We always fish with a guide, name of Kevin Brock, and you can find him at www.fishkevinbrock.com He is one of the top guides on the Klamath and is reasonably priced. We stayed at a place called Ravenwood Motel in Klamath, a very nice and very clean place just off of the highway. I would recommend this trip to anyone that likes to fish, and especially for Salmon or Steelhead. We will be fishing again this year with the same people and staying at the same place. This in itself says a lot about our experience!

Visited September 2012
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Bountiful, Utah
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“fun stop”
Reviewed 15 April 2013

We stopped along the bank of the river with the kids during our trip through the redwoods. They had fun just walking around the river and skipping rocks on it. We only stayed for about a half hour but it was enjoyable.

Visited April 2013
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Oregon Coast
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1,049 reviews
429 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful river”
Reviewed 1 April 2013

First off, this river is *not* located in Crescent City, it is in the town of Klamath which is about 20 miles south!

We always enjoy seeing the Klamath River. When we are there, it is always quiet and serene. The setting is lovely, surrounded by forested hills.

However, this is the same river that has massively flooded several times in the past. In 1964, there was a huge flood that completely wiped out the old town of Klamath. We located the remains of the old buildings (just foundations) and wandered around them trying to imagine what the old town looked like.

The old bridge was also destroyed in 1964, and the 'new' Highway 101 bridge has the famous "golden bears" on it which I always enjoy seeing. There are four of them on the present-day bridge, two going north and two going south. If it's sunny, I like how the sun sparkles off them as we drive by.

We drove up to the top of Requa Road and enjoyed the great view of the mouth of the river.

We usually are here in the off season, but we intend to someday take the jet boat ride up the river!

Visited October 2012
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Bayside, California, United States
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15 reviews
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“Follow My Drift”
Reviewed 30 March 2013

The water looked crystal clear and I watched a fisherman get a HUGE fish! Beautiful! Saw the mouth of theriver and watched the ocean reclaim it! Very trippy!

Visited March 2013
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