Roseburg and Umpqua River Valley

Umpqwa River Rafting Trips

North Umpqua River / South Umpqua River

The North entrance to the Park is only a few miles from Diamond Lake, the headwaters of the Umpqua River. Located at about 5000 foot elevation on Oregon Highway 138 Diamond Lake offers trout fishing in spring and summer months and snow sports in the winter months. Nestled between the Cascade Mountains of Mount Bailey at 8,700 foot and Mount Thielsen at 9,185 foot.

Umpqua National Forest in Oregon can boast of the largest Old Growth Douglas Fir Forest in the World.

Roseburg and Umpqua River Valley / Whitewater Rafting Summer Steelhead Fly Fishing

The Umpqua tumbles down the Cascades picking up more Cascade Mountain spring water as it moves to Lemolo Lake and Toketee Falls. Beautiful river landscapes and forests are the hallmarks of the North Umpqua as it moves toward the small town of Glide, Oregon. This area the North Umpqua River is noted for Summer Steelhead Flyfishing and Oregon White Water Rafting.

The North Umpqua 10 miles below Glide crosses Interstate 5 between the towns of Roseburg and Sutherlin. Winchester Dam with it viewing window and counting station is located here. You can view the famous North Umpqua Summer Steelhead, Spring Chinook Salmon, Fall Chinook Salmon and the North Umpqua Rivers famous Summer Steelhead runs as they climb the fish ladder to the North Umpqua watershed.

Umpqua River Fishing

The North Umpqua River Summer Steelhead Fly Fishing only area is world famous for its beauty and quality of Summer Steelhead. This area is difficult for Flyfishing, but easily accessed by highway 38 out of Roseburg, Oregon. Consider using on of our Outfitter Guide Members for Fly fishing the North Umpqua River.

The South Umpqua is known for Winter Steelhead fishing.
Both river areas should be fished by experienced fishermen. The North Umpqua is tough Fly fishing and a guide is recommended. The South Umpqua can be treacherous to Drift Boaters during winter flows and requires good Drift Boating skills and river knowledge.

One of our Outfitter and Guide members can assist you in a fun and enjoyable trip.

 

Southern Oregon Hiking Trails - Mott Bridge on the North Umpqua River - Mott Trail
Oregon Whitewater Rafting - Umpqua River Rafting Trips

North Umpqua River Map

Wildlife Viewing

Near Reedsport a stop at Dean Creek Wildlife Viewing Area is recommended. Several hundred Roosevelt Elk make there home here.

The Roosevelt Elk is the worlds largest elk and here you will see massive bulls battling for their harems in September and October.

Roseburg and Umpqua River Valley

Dean Creek Wildlife Area elk are completely wild and unfenced, an enjoyable, must see stop just 3 miles east of Highway 101 and Reedsport, Oregon on Highway 38.

Bird watchers will enjoy the Lower Umpqua Rivers feathered residence. Nice viewing in the Dean Creek Wildlife Area.

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Sand Dune Rides

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

Out of Reedsport and Winchester Bay is the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Here ATV’s and Dune Buggies are allowed to have a blast throwing sand with their special paddle tires. Great family fun in the sand.

Winchester Bay, Or. - Umpqua River

Winchester Bay, Or. – Umpqua River – Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

Winchester Bay, Oregon

Winchester Bay Ocean Charter fishing at the largest recreational salmon port on the Oregon Coast. Located on the Southern Oregon Coast where the Umpqua River meets the Pacific Ocean near the town of Reedsport, Oregon. There are a number of Ocean Charter boats docked here. Winchester Bay has much to offer with great clam digging and crabbing to go along with excellent Ocean Charter fishing. Contact one of our Winchester Bay Ocean Charter boat skippers for best local information.


Coastal Area Lakes

Lakes like Siltcoos and Ten Mile and Loon Lake
join many others lakes to offer wonderful Large Mouth Bass, Perch, Blue Gill, Crappie and Catfish fishing with Camping and RV Parking. Water Skiing and Canoeing are also favorites here.


Roseburg, Oregon

Population: City Population, 20,017
Douglas County population 103,000

Umpqwa River Rafting Trips

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The North entrance to the Park is only a few miles from Diamond Lake, the headwaters of the Umpqua River. Located at about 5000 foot elevation on Oregon Highway 138 Diamond Lake offers trout fishing in spring and summer months and snow sports in the winter months. Nestled between the Cascade Mountains of Mount Bailey at 8,700 foot and Mount Thielsen at 9,185 foot.

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