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Randolph Collier Rest Area {Yreka California}

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Randolph Collier Rest Area Off Interstate 5 – California

Situated approximately 10 miles south of the {Oregon State} border, and just off 🛣 Interstate 5, is the …

🚗 Randolph Collier Rest Area 🚗

This is perhaps one of the prettiest roadside rest stops we have ever come across, in all our 🚌 road travels in the United States. So much so, it was definitely worth taking a few 📸 pictures and posting this article to share with you. 

The Randolph Collier Rest Area and is appropriately named after a {California State Senator}, for the Second District from; 1939 to 1966.

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Making frequent stops in; Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona States and Mexico.

I’ve put together a number of articles along with our personal 📸 photos and 📹 videos of our long journey south into 🏜 Mexico.

As well, I’ve included some helpful travel tips and suggestions that may come in handy for you and/or others you may know, that may be traveling down south at some point in time.

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Randolph Collier Rest Area In Yreka California

Complete with a wonderful 🏡 California State Welcome Center, this is definitely a {Must Stop} location, when traveling in either direction on the 🛣 I-5.

Especially so, if you have 🐶 pets that need walking as well during your stop.

The Klamath River runs adjacent to the 🚻 rest area with picnic tables and lovely trees dotting the park, making this a perfect rest stop.

It’s a great spot for a breather from driving, especially on those warm 🌞 summer days.

This is a year round stop, where you can gather; 🗺 maps, information on California attractions, accommodations and so much more!

Randolph Collier Rest Area and Welcome Center

A nice Welcome to the State of California for those traveling south!

Randolph Collier Rest Area California


“This rest area is top notch because you can access it from either northbound or southbound I-5.  The restrooms are clean, and the visitor center was very nice… The center employees were chatting it up with their customers.”

“This lovely rest stop is a fitting tribute to its namesake, Randolph Collier, who is now known as “The Father of Freeways” for his efforts in1948 to modernize roads.”

“For over 30 years I have traveled Southern, Central and Northern California. Hands down, this is the cleanest rest area I have ever been to!”

Klamath River California Rest Stop

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Below, I’ve also included an {Official California Transportation} list of 🚻 Roadside Rest Area Locations, for your convenience.

🗺 Be sure to check out the {Google Map} box at the bottom of this post for this rest stops exact location. 🗺

This website has an excellent (zoom in zoom out) 🗺 map to locate a rest stop near you!

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A Blogger Since 2012, Robert has a {Passion for Travel}, having worked in the industry for over 35 years. He enjoys sharing special moments & tips on; Travel, Health & Wellness, Book Reviews and much more!

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