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Gorgeous View of the River

Breathtaking view of the Smith River. The water is so clear. We love to see the water adn the air... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Deanna D
Crescent City, California

This is a view only place to hike and have a picnic. Swim if you like to shiver. Hopefully the... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
Crescent City, California
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Sep 16, 2018
“Gorgeous View of the River”
Mar 16, 2018
Great place to catch Class III or Class V rafting runs.
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Breathtaking view of the Smith River. The water is so clear. We love to see the water adn the air is so fresh as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deanna D
Reviewed March 16, 2018

This is a view only place to hike and have a picnic. Swim if you like to shiver. Hopefully the weather will cooperate. This is also a favorite swimming hole for the younger locals around here when the sun comes out. There are diving rocks...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank CalBredTB
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Beautiful colors in water during late winter to spring. Nice rafting in summer. Redwoods park had great place to view it from.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2016

Great places along this river to get out and explore- just awesome to stop walk the banks talk with the locals they know the best spots- try fishing here 2 small rainbows A great break for and hour

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank tomneely1
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The South Fork Smith River country is wild, rugged, and deeply forested country. There are a few lightly populated rural spots, along with a few river access and camp sites. The prominent campsite, Big Flat, has no river access (it does have a chilly creek)....More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed July 26, 2016

The South Fork of the Smith River makes its way down through part of the Six Rivers National Forest and joins the Middle Fork of the Smith River in Hiouchi, just north of the entrance to Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. The river is accessible...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Gudwill
Reviewed February 2, 2016

Hello to all, I'm not sure who took the picture above but it's not the South Fork of the Smith River. I live in Smith River so I have been truly blessed with the beauty all around me, the South Fork is just a part...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Pam T
Reviewed November 30, 2015

We hustled down this road to circle back up the Oregon Coast. Great road, heavily patrolled by the CHP revenuers though We had earlier camped right on the river at Jedediah Smith State Park. Huge trees, good showers, good river access. Loved it

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank vintagetrailer
Reviewed January 25, 2015

We traveled down into California for a ways and visited the redwoods, drove through the giant tree, entered the Jedadia Smith state park and drove through the quaint little road through the redwoods coming out in Crescent City. So much to see and do in...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank 1920carolyn
Reviewed November 21, 2014

Had two great days fishing for King Salmon on the Smith River. Fished with Ron DeNardi of Ron DeNardi Outfitters and guide Bret (Bretski) Barber. Caught Limits of keepers both days and several fished released to fight again. These two guides have fished and lived...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Dave D
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