East Fork Campground


Area Status: Open

East Fork campground has 6 campsites right on the confluence of the East and South forks of the Salmon River. There is no water and no garbage services here, but there is a vault toilet available.

At a Glance

Fees: No fee
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Water and garbage services not provided. The river is right next the campground, so water can be filtered or boiled for drinking/ cooking. Please pack out all of your trash. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Cecilville
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Callahan, take the Callahan-Cecilville road heading south for approx. 27 miles to the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

A sweet little spot at the confluence of the East and South Forks of the Salmon River.
No. of Sites Reservations not available. All sites are first come, first served.
Reservation Info None
Fire Information Campfires in fire rings provided, subject to local restrictions.
No. of Accessible sites 6

River and Stream Fishing

Special Designations Regulations for the Salmon, Scott and Klamath Rivers are published in May each year in "Freshwater & Ocean Sport Fishing Supplement"
Fish Species Trout
Water Temperature Water temperature fluctuates with seasons, flow level and water depth.
Water/Flow Level Water flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.

Viewing Wildlife

A good area for riparian wildlife along the river and forest birding. Some small mammals frequent the campsites.

Gold Panning

Gold Panning on the Salmon River is regulated by CA Dept of Fish & Game.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Swimming

Swimming, wading and water play off the gravel bar on the South Fork of the Salmon River.
Clothing Requirements Swimming attire required.
Water Temperature Water temperature fluctuates with seasons, flow level and water depth.
Water/Flow Level Water flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.15403

  Longitude : 
-123.10865

  Elevation : 
2600'