Swim at Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area

Rate this Adventure San Francisco South Fork Eel River

  • Activities:

    Chillin, Photography, Swimming

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Summer

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
River
Scenic
Swimming Hole

Laze in the cool calm section of the Eel River--cliff jumping also an option!

Driving along Redwood Highway you will see a parking area at the South Eel River Fork. Park here and then walk the very short distance to the section of river that is calm, cool, and inviting you to jump in. Pack a picnic and a beach umbrella and enjoy the natural beauty around you. 

Photos: Robert AshworthB WAkos Kokai

Pack List

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Sun protection
  • Beach umbrella
  • Picnic
  • Water
  • Camera
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