Boulder Flat to Horseshoe
The upper segment of the Wild and Scenic North Umpqua River is rich in geologic and natural attractions and recreational opportunities for visitors. Striking views of basalt columns and vertical volcanic spires along the river offer awesome photo opportunities.
Horseshoe to Gravel Bin
For whitewater exhilaration, this is the segment for adventurers. This segment offers the best whitewater experience on the river.
Gravel Bin to Bogus Creek
Renowned for its excellent summer steelhead fly-fishing opportunities, the Gravel Bin to Bogus river segment provides a unique challenge to anglers from all over the world.
Bogus Creek to Susan Creek
This area offers multiple recreation opportunities from great whitewater adventures to steelhead and trout fly-fishing, hiking in old-growth forests and waterfall viewing.
Susan Creek to Cable Crossing
Whitewater enthusiasts looking for an easier run may enjoy this segment. There are only two Class III rapids and five Class II+ rapids. The launch site is just down river from Susan Creek Day-use Area, and the take-out is at Cable Crossing.
Outfitter Permits and Guide Services
Permits are not required for non-commercial private boaters at this time. For information on fishing and rafting guide services, contact the North Umpqua Ranger District at (541) 496-3532 or Roseburg District BLM at (541) 440-4930.