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Coming soon: Kalmiopsis Backcountry Discovery Trail

Updated: Feb 2

The Klamath-Siskyou (KS) ecoregion is one of the most biodiverse conifer ecosystems within the world. The KS is one of the wild regions in the lower 48. With over 30 different conifer species and an abundance of wild and scenic rivers, it's easy to see why this is Sasquatch country.

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Route Overview

Adventure Rating: Epic

Trip Length: 211 mi, 3-5 days


Technical Rating:

Typical Terrain:

Recommended Vehicle:

Adventure Vans: Sprinter 4x4s should be able to manage the entire route.

Alternative Routes: n/a

Route Details

coming soon

Camping Recommendations

Dispersed camping is permitted throughout public lands managed by the National Forest and BLM, unless signage indicates otherwise. We strongly encourage off road travelers to take advantage of dispersed camping opportunities, but please be mindful of forest and BLM boundaries.

Discovery Points

  • DP1 -

>> Always check with local land managers for road closures and conditions.

Recommended Maps

  • Google Maps

  • Gaia GPS (Nat Geo Trails Illustrated layer, Gaia base layer)

Download GPX file

TIP: To expose alternative routes and points of interest in Google Maps, open the sidebar and select the desired layer.


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Other Resources


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