Black Butte River


A significant tributary to the Middle Fork Eel River in northern California.

Native Species

  • Fall Chinook Salmon [esa Listed]
  • Coho Salmon [esa Listed]
  • Resident Rainbow Trout
  • Summer-steelhead
  • Western Brook Lamprey
  • Pacific-lamprey

Located in the Mendocino National Forest, the Black Butte River is a tributary to the Middle Fork of the Eel River from its headwaters near Round Mountain to the confluence just outside of Covelo, California.

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