This access on the South Fork of the Salmon River has a short road to a large parking area on the cobble bar. Boats must be carried a short distance to the water. This access is located adjacent to Matthews Creek Campground, a fee site. Do not park in campsites.

At a Glance

Fees No fee for river access. Campground requires fee.
Permit Info: A current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.
Open Season: January
Closest Towns: Cecilville 6 miles, Forks of Salmon (limited services) 12
Water: Water at campground in summer.
Restroom: Vault toilets at the campground
Operated By: US Forest Service


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