Sonora, CA 95370
- April to November
The California Department of Fish and Game regularly stocks the Clark Fork with rainbow trout. In addition to the campgrounds shown above, Forest Service developed recreation facilities include Cottonwood Picnic Area and several parking areas offering easy access to shoreline fishing. An RV dump station is located at entrance to Clark Fork Campground.
Within the Clark Fork Recreation Area, camping is restricted to designated sites at Clark Fork Campground, Clark Fork Horse Campground, Fence Creek Campground, and Sand Flat Campground.
A valid California state fishing license is needed to fish in the National Forest. Licenses are sold at sporting good outlets in many department and other retail stores. Make sure you pick up a current state fishing regulation guide with your license, for information on fishing times and limits. Contact California Department of Fish and Game for more information.
Map + Directions
Clark Fork Road is 20 miles east of Pinecrest off Highway 108. Clark Fork Road is within easy walking distance from most of lower portion of the Clark Fork River. The upper portion of the Clark Fork, above Iceberg Meadow, is within the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness.