NorCal Roadtrips

An Explorer's Guide to Northern California

Rivers of Northern California

Eel River

Description: Primarily a salmon/steelhead stream with many restrictions and conditions. Check the DFG website for particulars at www.dfg.ca.gov. It parallels Hwy. 101 for many miles from about Eureka south to Garberville with obvious access points along the way. The river pretty much dries up in summer.

Camping: See the Hwy. 101 North campground list.

Directions: From just south of Eureka from Hwy. 101.

Information: Contact the park or campground.

Services/supplies: Bucksport Sporting Goods. 707-442-1832 or www.reninet.com/bucksport. Eureka Fly Shop. 707-444-2000 or www.eurekaflyshop.com. Browns Sporting Goods, Garberville. 707-923-2533.

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