Links to Related Websites

This page contains additional links that may be of interest to Otter Bar guests.

Outdoor Links

National Forest Links

Klamath National Forest – Otter Bar is surrounded by this 2.1 million acres public forest.

Klamath National Forest River Info Center – provides information about the rivers on Klamath National Forest. Some info is outdated.

Six Rivers National Forest – This national forest administers the lower reaches of the Salmon and the Klamath River downstream of Somes Bar.

River Conservation in Our Area

Salmon River Restoration Council – a hard working local environmental group that focuses on watershed issues and sustainable living in our watershed. We encourage everyone who loves the Salmon River to support SRRC.

Mid Klamath Watershed Council – dedicated to watershed restoration along the sections of the Klamath River that we paddle every summer.

Klamath Riverkeeper – defending, protecting and restoring the Klamath River and its tributaries, and to serving as a voice for sustainable use of its resources. The Klamath Riverkeeper is pushing for the removal of the dams on the Klamath that are jeopardizing the salmon and steelhead fishery.

Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center – a regional environmental group with an excellent track record of protecting wildlands, wild rivers, old growth forests, and the rich biologic diversity of the Klamath and Salmon River watersheds and beyond.

Klamath-Salmon Natural History Library – information about natural and cultural resources in the Klamath River basin including the Salmon River and mid-Klamath regions near Otter Bar.

Klamath Forest Alliance – Organization working to protect and restore the forests and rivers of the Klamath Mountains. Other great groups active in our area include the.

What’s a River For? – well-written article on the Klamath River’s 2002 water issues in Mother Jones Magazine.

Klamath, Salmon Rivers Among Most Threatened – A new report released on March 29,, 2005 by the California Wilderness Coalition, features the Klamath and Salmon River watersheds among California’s 10 most threatened wild places.

River Flows

Dreamflows – This site provides realtime water levels for California & daily reports for other western states.

USGS Realtime Water Levels – Current water levels for rivers in all 50 states.

American Whitewater – The foremost whitewater paddlers advocacy group in the US. Site includes an online river guide, levels, conservation, and safety information.

Our Equipment Manufacturers

Confluence Kayaks, Pyranha, Jackson, Werner, Snapdragon Designs, Kokatat, Cascade Helmets.

Other Links: Videos, Outfitters, Magazines, Etc.

River Roots – ‘River Roots’ is a production film company owned by Rush Sturges, based in White Salmon, WA. Their concept is to make compelling action sport films that give insight into a variety of people who are on the top of their game in adventure sports, be it kayaking, kite- boarding, climbing, base jumping etc. These films are all expertly shot with the best equipment in the industry and show the different venues around the world where these sports are done. – our pick of an online kayak & gear store. Otter Bar guests get a 10% discount (use coupon code CLB-1000).

Kayak Session Magazine – the slickest, best-looking kayak magazine there is.

Go Kayaking – general interest site about all types of kayaking.

Whitewater Warehouse – Outfitter & guide service for rafting on southern Oregon’s Rogue River.

Outdoor Odyssey Sea Kayak Tours – Outfitter & guide in Washington’s San Juan Islands.

Adventure Sports Resource

Cascade Outfitters – sells top quality rafts, kayaks and river equipment.

Sea Kayaking Vancouver Island

DeReimer Adventure Kayaking – kayak trips by guides Phil & Mary DeReimer.

Active Kayak – a user friendly site that focuses primarily on beginning and intermediate kayakers.

Selkirk Wilderness Skiing

Area & Sports Photography

Scott Harding Photo – the site of photographer Scott Harding whose photos grace this site.

Local Interest

Salmon River Outpost (aka Somes Bar General Store) – the awesome local store located on Highway 96 in Somes Bar where we often stop at the end of the day.