Quartzville Wild and Scenic River
Salem District | OR
Season Dates: January 1 - December 31
Fees: No fee for day-use within the corridor.
Drive the Quartzville National Back Country Byway, past the emerald depths of Green Peter Reservoir and along the meandering waters of the Wild and Scenic Quartzville Creek. Discover a landscape of old-growth and maturing forests, accented by rock outcropping, wildflowers and vivid fall colors. Cool off, fish, or pan for gold in the creek. Stay overnight or picnic at Yellowbottom Recreation Site, which offers a popular swimming hole and a one-mile trail that will lead to old-growth trees. Reserve Old Miner's Meadow, a group camp, located along Quartzville Creek, or picnic along the river at Dogwood Recreation Site. For more information contact 503-897-2406. Email: BLM_OR_SA_Fishermens_Bend@blm.gov