Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway
United States Forest Service    |   Bureau of Land Management
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NORTH UMPQUA SEGMENT

Swiftwater Recreation Area

[ PHOTO of fisherman holding the steelhead he caught at Swiftwater on the North Umpqua River ]Located at the western boundary of the North Umpqua Trail and Wild & Scenic River, the Swiftwater area is a popular fishing spot for steelhead trout and salmon. Fly fishing only regulations are in effect ¼-mile upstream and extend for 33 miles to the Soda Springs Powerhouse.

Parking for the North Umpqua Trail is located across the bridge. The first ¼-mile of the trail is accessible to the disabled and leads to the Deadline Falls Watchable Wildlife Site. From May to October, fish can often be seen jumping the falls on their journey upstream. A pavilion is available for group use at Swiftwater County Park. (541) 440-4500. 15-60 minutes.

[ PHOTO of man on disabled fishing platform at Swiftwater ]

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NORTH UMPQUA SEGMENT
1Colliding Rivers
2Rock Creek Fish Hatchery
3Swiftwater Recreation Area
4North Umpqua Trail
5Susan Creek Falls
6Fall Creek Falls
7Mott Bridge
8North Umpqua River



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