North Fork Smith River

Amidst old growth forest, a critical stream for salmon and steelhead.

The North Fork Smith is a cold-water refuge for Umpqua River coho, cutthroat trout (pictured) , fall chinook and winter steelhead. WRC conserved the last unprotected stretch of the NF Smith within the Siuslaw National Forest's Kentucky Falls Special Interest Area. Photo by Jay Fleming for the USFWS.