Fork River Handicapped / Wade In Fishing Access
A good place for a peaceful stop, a
picnic, or for trout fishing
Point 3A Details
Bill Ackerman River Ridge Wade In &
Handicapped Access (PT)
(aka Norfork River)
2.5 mi from Y Store
To find the access turn in where this truck is
Directions - Between the bridge and
the intersection of Hwy 5 and Hwy 201, look for the brown and white sign
reading "Bill Ackerman/River Ridge Wade In & Handicapped Access North Fork
River". Look for River Ridge Inn and turn onto River Ridge
road, a narrow paved road. Go about 8-tenths of a mile and you'll see the access on the
Look for these signs near the turn
When you fish here you're in World Class trophy waters.
This spot is not far from where the former All Tackle World Record brown trout was caught.
Weighing a little over 38 pounds, this monster is still the third largest brown trout
caught anywhere in the world.
Picnic tables, drive-up access to fishing platform, a vault
toilet are at this Norfork River access.
Tall hardwoods provide shade for this small quiet park. A
large wood deck allows fishermen in wheel chairs to roll out and fish. Fly fishers who
enjoy wade fishing can easily enter the river here. Five picnic tables make this another
great spot for a picnic. There's paved parking for several vehicles. Camping is not