Featured Streams and Rivers

Sol Duc River

The Sol Duc river contains some of the most beautiful scenery of any river on the penninsula. Access to the river is plentiful directly from US Hwy 101 and the Forest Service roads listed below. Open areas of the river and gear restrictions vary with species and time of year. Be sure to consult current WDFW regulations for complete rules and seasons. NOTE: Many stocks of native salmonids in the Sol Duc River are at very low levels. Please release all wild fish.
Vehicle/Fishing Access: 2 X 4, Boat
Barrier Free Access: Yes
Driving Directions
: The Sol Duc River can be accessed at numerous locations from Hwy 101, FS 2918, and FS 2929.
Fish Species: Fall and Summer Chinook, Coho, Winter and Summer Steelhead, Sockeye and both resident and sea-run Cutthroat (Open areas and gear restrictions vary with species and time of year. See WDFW Regulations for rules and seasons)
Fishing Methods: Fly, Spin, Bait
Angling Season: Year-round
Campgrounds: Klahowya, Bear Creek, and Tumbling Rapids Campgrounds, are located just off Highway 101 along the river. Klahowya Campground is a USFS site with 50 campsites, a boat ramp, and trailer sites.