5. Head of the Williamson River

5. Head of the Williamson River
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The Head of the Williamson River is located approximately 25 miles from the town of Chiloquin, Oregon and Highway 97, off of the Williamson River Road. The site is approximately 55 miles from Klamath Falls, Oregon.


There is a small Forest Service campground offering tent and/or small recreational vehicle camping, fire rings and picnic tables. There are restrooms available but no potable water.

Birds to Look For:

Birders can see or hear Mountain Chickadee, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Pygmy, Red-breasted and White-breasted Nuthatches, Red Crossbill, Pine Siskin, Steller's and Gray Jays, Clark's Nutcracker, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Western Tanager, Cassin's Finch, and Hairy, Downy, White-headed and Black-backed Woodpeckers. On the river, look for Bufflehead, Common Merganser, and other duck species.


From Klamath Falls, travel north on Highway 97 approximately 30 miles to Chiloquin. Travel 5 miles east on Sprague River Road to Williamson River Road. Travel northeast on Williamson River Road, approximately 20 miles, to Forest Service Road 4648 (which is not a paved road). Turn left and go approximately 0.5 miles north on Forest Service Road 4648 to the campground. GPS: 121° 25' 37.54" W, 42° 43' 16.27" N.

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For more information Contact:

Chiloquin Ranger District
38500 Highway 97 North
Chiloquin, OR 97624

Fremont-Winema National Forests
Klamath Falls Office
2819 Dahlia Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97601

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