The Charming Northern California Town That Represents The Best Of The West Coast

 

The Charming Northern California Town That Represents The Best Of The West Coast

From the majestic redwoods, one of the west coast’s most iconic salmon runs, and California’s largest native tribe, this small town represents the West Coast at its finest. Not to be confused with the Falls in Oregon, the town of Klamath in the far reaches of Northern California brings together the best of the Northwest in an originally Northern California style.

Local Spotlight — Yurok Designs & Photography

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“I am passionate about learning traditional ways and listening to the stories. I have decided to be public about my passion out of respect for my culture and my family of artisans.” – Kristi J. Smith, Yurok Designs & Photography

If you’ve ever visited the Yurok Country Visitor Center, Redwood Hotel Casino, or galleries throughout the North Coast, you may be familiar with Yurok Designs & Photography. Their apparel and photography pay tribute to the Yurok tribe and carry on an artistic tradition through photographs, art, cards, woven baskets, and other crafted goods.

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Yurok Brush Dance Demonstrations Coming in May

Celebrate Yurok Culture at our Upcoming Brush Dance Demonstrations

Brush Dance Demos
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The Yurok Country Visitor Center invites you to participate in a traditional Brush Dance demonstration the last 2 Saturdays in May. This presentation, led by our Cultural Coordinator James Gensaw, is a way to continue to pass on the Yurok language, arts, and traditions in the form of song and dance to the greater community. This is also and excellent opportunity for tribal members to learn more about Brush Dance etiquette. More

Thrilling Klamath River Jet Boat Tours!

Klamath River Jet Boat Tour

There’s nothing quite like spending a summer day out on the water; and when that water is the Klamath River, there’s no better boat ride than Klamath River Jet Boat Tours. As the season comes to an end, come take a 45-mile tour of the Klamath River.

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The Redwood Creek Buckarettes Provide an Unmissable Ride Through Redwood National Park

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There are three requirements to providing an extraordinary guided tour.

  1. The leader is both knowledgeable and charismatic.
  2. The tour is unique and memorable.
  3. The location possesses unparalleled beauty and history.

Needless to say, The Redwood Creek Buckarettes provide all three in their incomparable horseback tours through Redwood National and State Parks. More

The Yurok Scenic Byways Will Take You Through Our Most Treasured Lands

There is simply no place quite like California’s iconic North Coast, home to Redwood National and State Parks, breathtaking ocean views, the tallest trees on Earth, the tranquil Klamath river, and the state’s largest Native American tribe.  Yurok Country is within easy driving distance of the more than 200 miles of trails that meander along the beaches and through the old-growth forests, forests where some trees approach over 350 feet in height and 2,000 years of age.

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Holiday Gift Sale During Thanksgiving Week

Yurok Jewelry and Crafts

Yurok Jewelry and Crafts

Visitors and locals traveling along Highway 101 next week will have a chance to save on unique gifts and keepsakes!  The Yurok Country Visitor Center & Amphitheater, one of the redwood region’s largest retail displays of local Native-made jewelry and crafts, is having it’s first ever Holiday Sale November 23-29, 2015 (closed on November 26th).

EVERYTHING is on sale at various discount prices (and yes, this includes our hand crafted consignment items).  Click here to see more photos!

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To accommodate the holiday sale, the Visitor Center will be open during special hours for one week only-

Monday November 23rd 10am-4pm
Tuesday November 24th 10am-4pm
Wednesday November 25th 10am-4pm
Thursday November 26th (Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday)
Friday November 27th 10am-4pm
Saturday November 28th 10am-4pm
Sunday November 29th 10am-4pm

Please visit visityurokcountry.com to see our regular hours or call (707) 482-1555

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The 3,500 square foot Yurok Country Visitor Center & Amphitheater
features interactive exhibits to teach visitors about the Yurok culture and history.
one of the redwood region’s largest retail displays of local Native-made jewelry and crafts.

Hands-on adventure guides are also available to help our guests learn more about the beautiful geographical attractions in the Klamath area and the Redwood National & State Parks. The Yurok Country Visitor Center & Amphitheater is conveniently located in Downtown Klamath, California- across from the Redwood Hotel Casino and Yurok Discovery Village. Please stop by and enjoy the opportunity to learn more about the fascinating Yurok history and traditions of the largest tribe in the state of California.