This largely undeveloped watershed, is protected by the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest and the Kalmiopsis Wilderness in southwest Oregon.
- Coho Salmon [ESA Listed]
- Fall Chinook Salmon
- Winter Steelhead
- Coastal Cutthroat Trout
The Chetco River is a 56-mile long river located in southwest Oregon. It drains approximately 352 square miles of Curry County.
Flowing through a rugged and isolated coastal region, it descends rapidly from about 3,200 feet to sea level at the Pacific Ocean near the city of Brookings, Oregon. Except for the lowermost 5 miles, the river is located entirely within the Rogue River - Siskiyou National Forest.