USDA - Forest Service Bureau of Land Management
River Segments at a glance

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.

Visit Segment 1 of the North Umpqua River

For whitewater exhilaration, this is the segment for adventurers. This segment offers the best whitewater experience on the river.

Visit Segment 2 of the North Umpqua River

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.

Visit Segment 3 of the North Umpqua River

This area offers multiple recreation opportunities from great whitewater adventures to steelhead and trout fly-fishing, hiking in old-growth forests and waterfall viewing.

Visit Segment 4 of the North Umpqua River

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.

Visit Segment 5 of the North Umpqua River

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.

Download the North Umpqua Wild and Scenic River Brochure

PHOTO - Fall Creek Falls

PHOTO - North Umpqua River

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Fall Creek Falls North Umpqua River