Just three hours north of San Francisco, the Shasta Cascade region, an outdoor recreation wonderland, provides something for everyone to discover and enjoy both young and old.
The California Welcome Center in Anderson is conveniently located right off of Interstate 5. The Yreka Welcome Center is the north most Welcome Center on the I-5 corridor. Situated next to the beautiful Klamath River it's the perfect introduction to Northern California. Stop in to get information for your next adventure and tell us about your experiences.
Welcome to Siskiyou County! If you have a love of the outdoors, a passion for California history, a keen eye spotting wildlife and wild flowers or a right flick of the wrist with a fishing pole, Siskiyou County is just the place for you!
Experience true northern California at its best; join the locals at one of the many annual events. You are sure to meet our friendly characters eager to share their fondest memories of the region and our best kept secrets. Our events always offer many opportunities to experience the local art, food and brews, so you can get a real taste of Siskiyou County.
Standing tall at 14,179 feet, Mount Shasta acts at the beacon calling you to Siskiyou. The mountain is steeped in history and tradition and provides endless outdoor opportunities year-round. Once the lure of the mountain has brought you here there are endless outdoor experiences waiting for you. Whether it is a rafting trip down the Klamath River, a hike on the Pacific Coast Trail, casting your line in our rivers and streams or an afternoon bike ride through one of our beautiful valleys, you are sure leave with a new found appreciation for the beauty of this unique region.
So grab your gear, your sense of adventure and your family and friends and visit us in Siskiyou County! We are sure just one trip will have you addicted to making memories with us!
Our center has free Wi-Fi, two computers for trip planning and tons of visitor information. You can get information on all of our partners and learn about Siskiyou County and the nine cities that make this center possible!
Hours: Monday thru Saturday 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm
Located at the south end of Shasta Outlets, the Anderson California Welcome Center is operated by the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association. Stop in and discover all the recreational wonders of Butte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity counties, the eight eastern counties in northern California that together comprise the Shasta Cascade Region.
Come in for free maps, brochures and sightseeing information for National and State Parks including Lassen Volcanic National Park, McArthur Burney Falls Memorial State Park, Lava Beds National Monument, Castle Crags State Park, and Whiskeytown National Recreational Area just to name a few. Browse great historic and informational exhibits, including our geocaching display, view wild trout in our waterfall pond, take your photo with Joe Tourist, our friendly mascot, or Ed our life-size bronze grizzly bear. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is available to assist you 7 days a week, 361 days a year.
Hours: Monday thru Friday 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm