Scott Bar, formerly Scott River, is an unincorporated community in Siskiyou County, California, United States. The Scott Bar community is located 19 miles west of the town of Yreka and is positioned three miles upstream on the Scott River from the river's termination point as it flows into the larger Klamath River. The Scott River is 60-miles-long.
Scott Bar has a post office with ZIP code 96085. According to the 2000 census, ZIP Code 96085 had a population of 68.
Events are held at the community hall, such as spaghetti feeds as fundraisers for the Scott Bar Children's Association. The community's economy relies mainly on gold prospecting, logging, U.S Forestry services, and Social Security. Scott Bar has an abundance of recreation such as fishing, hunting, swimming, rafting, and skeet shooting. During the summer months, many non-locals can be found visiting the Scott River. They enjoy the recreational amenities of one of California's cleanest and most pristine rivers.