About this area:
Siskiyou County is adjacent to Oregon in the northern region of California. Surrounding counties include Del Norte, Humboldt and Trinity to the west and southwest, Shasta to the south, and Modoc to the east. One of the largest counties in the state, more than sixty percent of Siskiyou County’s land is managed by federal and state government agencies. These include the USDA Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the California Department of Fish and Game. Siskiyou’s varied natural resources support recreation and tourism industries, strongly affecting local employment trends.