Forks River Access and Boat Ramp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Launch your boat or enjoy the fishing, swimming, and sunbathing opportunities at this Smith River access. Restroom facilities available at boat-trailer parking lot.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open all year.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee.
Busiest Season: Summer for swimming, rainy season (fall, winter, spring) for fishing and boat launching
Restroom: Vault toilets.
Passes: No pass required.

General Information


Located at mile post .25 on South Fork Road (1/4 mile south of junction with Highway 199).


Spaces for 8 single vehicles, 12 vehicles with boat trailers, and 2 handicap vehicles with boat trailers.

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Boating - Non-Motorized


Short trails lead to swimming/fishing holes on the Smith River:

Middle Fork - 220' trail.

South Fork (with large beach) - 668' trail.

Confluence (point where the forks meet) (rock outcrop) - 994' trail.


Toilets Vault
Parking Asphalt lot
Boat ramp On the Middle Fork
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