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.

Spend Father’s Day Weekend in Yurok Country

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Native Art and Craft Fair, Traditional Gambling, BBQ and Thrilling Hydroplane Races down the Klamath River…It’s all happening Father’s Day Weekend!

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Father’s Day weekend is shaping up to be a big one here in Yurok Country! In addition to a Native Art and Craft Fair, visitors and locals can enjoy hosting traditional gambling in our amphitheater, Father’s Day BBQ specials and exciting Hydroplane races hosted by The Redwood Hotel Casino!

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Discover New Flavors and Support Local Businesses at Our Weekly Tasting Events!

Oceanside Jams

Sundays are about to get a lot tastier at the Visitor Center!

We are proud of the many local businesses in our region, which is why the Yurok Country Visitor Center will be hosting weekly tastings from local food companies every Sunday from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. beginning June 5th.

Stop on by every Sunday throughout summer and discover new products from featured local business like Oceanside Jams, Humboldt Hot Sauce, Shamus T Bones (makers of the Shamus T Bones Original “Smokehouse” BBQ Sauce), Larrupin’ Sauces, Paul’s Famous Smoked Salmon and Weitchpec Hot Sauce just to name a few.

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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

Yurok Brush Dance

Celebrate Yurok Culture at our Upcoming Brush Dance Demonstrations Saturday, May 21st & 28th, 2016.

Brush Dance Demos
Yurok Country Visitors Center
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. May 21st & 28th, 2016

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 Begin in May!

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. Starting May 15th, the season will begin once more for passengers to take a 45-mile tour of the Klamath River.

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Join Us March 20th for the Kee Kyah Eel Roast!

Eel Roast

To celebrate the first day of Spring, The Yurok Country Visitor Center will host its first annual Kee Kyah Eel Roast on March 20th starting at 2 pm.

Join us for a traditional meal of local lamprey eel, beans, potato salad and a drink for $12. Plate tickets will be sold at the Yurok Country Visitor Center. The meal will be prepared, and provided across the street at the Yurok Village Discovery Park. Be sure to come early so you can catch Yurok Country Visitor Centers Cultural Coordinator, James Gensaw, providing traditional cleaning and cooking demonstration of the lamprey eel. More

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