Clearwater Lodge - Getting Here

For private / general aviation, Fall River Mills airport is conveniently located just 5 miles form the Lodge. We will gladly arrange to transport you to and from the airport at no charge. Just let us know when to expect you.

For airport and runway details click here.

FROM SAN FRANCISCO

Go east on Interstate 80. At Vacaville, take 505 North towards Redding. This will take you directly onto Interstate 5 near Willows. Go North on I-5 to Redding. On the north side of Redding you will take the exit for Highway 299 EAST. The exit sign will say “Burney” and “Alturas”. (Don’t mistake the earlier 299 West exit.) Proceed about 65 miles east on Highway 299 through the towns of Bella Vista, Round Mountain, Montgomery Creek, Burney and Johnson Park. One mile east of Johnson Park, you will stop at the intersection of Highway 299 and Highway 89. Continue about 7 miles further east on 299. Stay in the right lane of the passing lane and turn RIGHT onto Pit 1 Powerhouse Road marked by our large white “Clearwater Lodge” sign and a Pit River campground sign. Descend the hill about 1/3 of a mile to the Lodge entrance on the left.

FROM RENO

Leave the Reno Airport and head NORTH on Highway 395 to Susanville, about 90 miles. As you approach Susanville, follow the signs directing you downtown and onto Highways 36/44. Do not turn right onto Highway 395, on the outskirts of Susanville. Continue west from Susanville on Highway 36/44 for about 5 miles. Turn RIGHT on Highway 44. (There are no services on this road, but there is a rest stop about halfway to Highway 89.) Follow Highway 44 about 65 miles until you come to the stop sign at Highway 89. Turn RIGHT and proceed north on Highway 89 for about 25 miles to a four way stop signal where Highway 89 meets Highway 299. Turn RIGHT on Highway 299. Go 7 miles east on 299. Stay in the right lane of the passing lane and turn RIGHT onto Pit 1 Powerhouse Road marked by our large white “Clearwater Lodge” sign and a Pit River campground sign. Descend the hill about 1/3 of a mile to the Lodge entrance on the left.

FROM THE NORTH

Coming south on I-5, exit onto Highway 89 at the town of Mt. Shasta. Pass through the town of McCloud and continue south approximately 60 miles. At the intersection of Highway 89 and Highway 299 there is a four way stop. Turn LEFT. Go 7 miles east on 299. Stay in the right lane of the passing lane and turn RIGHT onto Pit 1 Powerhouse Road marked by our large white “Clearwater Lodge” sign and a Pit River campground sign. Descend the hill about 1/3 of a mile to the Lodge entrance on the left.

FROM THE SOUTH VIA LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK

Highway 89 bisects Lassen Park, north-south. When you exit the park at the north entrance, turn RIGHT and continue north on Highway 89 for about 40 miles to a four way stop signal where Highway 89 meets Highway 299. Turn RIGHT on Highway 299. Go 7 miles east on 299. Stay in the right lane of the passing lane and turn RIGHT onto Pit 1 Powerhouse Road marked by our large white “Clearwater Lodge” sign and a Pit River campground sign. Descend the hill about 1/3 of a mile to the Lodge entrance on the left.

"You have created such a welcoming "home away from home." Every detail was appreciated and every kindness made me grateful. Our guide was knowledgeable and gentlemanly teacher with a positive attitude and respect for nature."

Marsha Malis

"We had a great time. You have an uncanny eye for the little amenities that make a stay so appealing. You genuinely care that your guests have the best possible experience."

Douglas Higgins

"What a beautiful experience you allowed us to have for the 3 days we spent at the Lodge. We hope to be back soon."

Joanne & Nunzio Alioto

"Clearwater Lodge is a piece of paradise! Very enjoyable and the fishing was great. I'll be back."

Jane Lyons Conover

"I am glad I learned how to fly fish. I learned from the best guides, Mike & John"

Laurel

"We had a wonderful time staying at the Lodge and learning the art of fly fishing. You have created a new generation of anglers in our family and we hope to return to learn more."

Pat Caskey