This is an area rich in history. The Middle Fork of the Feather River was one of the first rivers to be put on the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act almost 40 years ago. La Porte Road, which is what you take to get to this location, was a road originally established by wagon trails in the time Plumas County was being settled. In the past this area was also home to gold mining. (Kyla Pascucci, Feather River College)
Middle Fork Feather River ... The easiest access being the La Porte Road where it intersects the river. Within the canyon, the river consists of large pools with long runs and riffles holding wild Rainbows within the faster waters and large Browns inhabiting the pools.