The west fork black river, lower thompson creek, and burro creek contain apache trout from east fork white river stock and are managed as part of the. West fork of black river trailhead area status: open this area is open trailhead to the west fork black river trail #628.
Ken mcgown, manager at the silver creek fish hatchery, talks about releasing apache trout in the east/west fork black river. Because of its good bones, the classic route that follows the west fork of the black river still embodies everything great about high-country.
West fork campground is tucked away in the canyon carved out by the west fork of the black river camping is free and on a first come first served basis.