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Explore the Mountains & Rivers of the Middle Klamath

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Last updated: 05/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

We offer a peaceful and comfortable mountain cabin in the heart of the Klamath Mountains.

The setting, nestled among large, ancient, fir trees and majestic hardwoods, is a perfect base camp to explore the surrounding mountains and rivers or just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet.

The cabin features a large living room with wood stove, dining table, and two single beds. The kitchen is bright and cheery and fully equipped. The bathroom has a clawfoot tub and shower. The bedroom features a full-size brass bed with closet space.

A screened porch with rockers offers a private setting in the clean mountain air. The porch is a suitable place for two cots or sleeping pads. The spacious back yard offers plenty of room for horseshoes, badminton, volleyball, or tents. There is a large redwood deck with barbecue/fire pit overlooking the backyard.

For those wanting to venture outdoors, our location is an excellent home base to explore the local wild and scenic rivers and the Siskiyou and Marble Mountain Wilderness Areas. Local rafting and kayaking opportunities range from wild Class IV and V runs on the Spring-run Salmon River or less rambunctious Class III and IV runs on the Klamath River.

The Siskiyou and Marble Mountain Wilderness Areas of Klamath National Forest offer many miles of maintained trails leading to high peaks, mountain meadows full of wildflowers, and many beautiful lakes. Guided white-water rafting, fishing, hunting, or wilderness pack trips can be arranged with local licensed outfitters. Wildlife, notably elk, black bears, and osprey abound in this wild section of California.

Great swimming holes of pure, clean, mountain water can be found nearby at the mouth of Dillon Creek or along many miles of the Salmon River.

Nearby Klamath National Forest roads offer mountain biking opportunities.

We live 12 miles from the nearest electrical grid, but we offer home water generated power . There is a public phone two miles away on Highway 96 and, if needed, we can provide message service through our home phone.

Keywords: Cabin, Privacy, Fishing, Rafting, Swimming, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
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Member since: 2001

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/03/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    There is lots of outdoor space for smoking....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Other (See Description)


  • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • The bathroom has a claw-foot bathtub with shower.

Other Amenities

  • The cabin is on a 3 acre parcel that was divided from the original homestead where the owners live. It was built in the 1930s as a fishing cabin. The parcel has a lawn area, but is predominately a forest of giant Douglas-fir trees and mixed hardwoods. The management goals are to preserve some of the older and larger trees and manage the oaks for acorn production and hazel for basket materials for native Karuk people. We are far from the electrical grid so we produce our own electricity with a micro-hydro power system. Plans are to add solar panels to better balance water use and power needs. ...moreless



  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    We are nestled in the mountains at 1600 feet elevation. Dillon Mountain is directly across the Klamath River canyon from the property....moreless

  • Rural:

    The cabin is on 30 acres mostly surrounded by Klamath National Forest lands. We are 12 miles from the nearest electrical grid so we produce our own power with a micro-hydroelectric system....moreless

  • Village:

    Somes Bar is the nearest town (10 miles) and has a small general store (Salmon RIver Outpost) that is stocked with quality foods, including seasonal produce. The nearest gas station is in Orleans....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove:

    wood heat, with firewood provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    French press and drip (cone and filters)....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked with cooking and eating utensils. ...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Modern propane refrigerator with freezer compartment....moreless

  • Stove:

    Propane stove / oven. Must be hand-lit....moreless


  • Boat:

    Rafting and fishing trips available through Klamath River Outfitters ( (530-469-3349)....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates



Standard rates are $95.00 per night for the first two people and $15.00 per night for each additional guest. Children under the age of 6 are free. Call for weekly rates.

Dogs are highly discouraged; any allowances must be approved by owners. Contact us for final reservation please.

The winter rate of an additional $15 per night is to cover the cost of heating with firewood.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/03/2017
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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Arcata, CA or Medford, OR
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Happy Camp
55 Miles
Nearest Golf
Willow Creek
133 Miles
Nearest Train
Dunsmere, CA
2.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Highway 96
35 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Happy Camp
120 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Shasta or Mt. Ashland
65 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gold Beach, Redwood National Park

Car: Necessary

We are located in the heart of the very biologically diverse Klamath Mountains. The nearby Wild and Scenic Klamath and Salmon Rivers offer great boating and swimming activities. We are situated between two beautiful Wilderness Areas,The Marble Mountain and Siskiyou Wilderness Areas.


Owner info

About the owner: Max is a retired Ecologist for the Forest Service, Nena is a retired Special Needs Aide and a chocolatier and artist. Some of the activities we enjoy are rafting, traveling, gardening, hiking, cooking and art. We are the sole owners of NENA'S CHOCOLATES, a locally owned business.

Why the Owner Chose Somes Bar, CA, USA:
We chose to offer a vacation rental in order to share the beauty of our area with others.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Our area is rich with wildlife and we are blessed with clean creeks and rivers. Swimming in nearby Dillon Creek or the Salmon River is a great summer treat. Fishing for steelhead and salmon in the Fall and Winter are popular activities. Often times in Winter and Spring, herds of elk are visible in your back yard or the adjacent homestead meadow.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/03/2017

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VRBO #7696

This listing was first published here in 2001.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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