|Colliding Rivers Viewpoint
At Colliding Rivers Viewpoint, the swift, deep waters of the North Umpqua River funnel into a water chute and meet the rapids of sparkling Little River head-on. The viewpoint includes a newly constructed rest area and comfort station, plus several interpretive panels about the area. Located just off Highway #138 at Glide, 18 miles east of Roseburg and across the street from Colliding Rivers Visitors Center. Continue your Self-Guided Scenic Tour following Highway #138 east to Crater Lake through some of the most spectacularly beautiful country in the Land of Umpqua.
|Crater Lake National Park
Once a towering mountain known as Mt. Mazama, Crater Lake is now America's deepest lake. Hike spectacular trails, picnic near fields of wildflowers, drive the 33 mile trip around the caldera rim, enjoy camping in the most scenic of settings, marvel at the pristine blue waters of Crater Lake. Crater Lake National Park celebrated its 100th birthday in 2002. Lodge, motel, cafeteria, store, interpretive centers. For information, call the Park Service at 1-541-594-3000. For lodge or motel reservations or call 1-888-774-2728.
Diamond Lake, located off Highway 138 approximately 76 miles east of Roseburg, is Douglas County's Cascade Mountains Gem. Summer and winter outdoor recreation and adventure opportunities are some of the finest you will find anywhere in the county. Diamond Lake Resort provides motel and cabin accommodations. Camping sites abound. Restaurants and convention center year-round plus a Visitors Center open in the summer.
|Douglas County Parks
The Douglas County Parks Department, the first in Oregon, has over 50 parks in the system, ranging from large facilities with overnight camping to small boat launching access points. In addition, Douglas County is home to numerous parks operated by the U.S Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, the State of Oregon, and local communities. 1036 SE Douglas St, Rm 116, Roseburg OR. 97470, 541-957-7001
|Rock Creek Fish Hatchery
Located 22 miles east of Roseburg just off the North Umpqua Highway (Highway #138) at Rock Creek. Self-guided tours daily from 7:30 am to dusk. Call 541-496-3484 for information on scheduling guided tours for groups. Year-round viewing opportunities. Handicap accessible trail and platform. Picnic area. Operated by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
|Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway
172 mile National Scenic Byway from Roseburg along the North Umpqua River, past waterfalls, parks and recreation sites, to Diamond Lake, Crater Lake and then south along the Rogue River to Gold Hill.
Roseburg City Parks
For more information on city parks including usage and permits, please contact the City of Roseburg Parks Department, 900 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg OR 97470, 541-492-6730.
East of Roseburg along the North and South Umpqua Rivers, numerous waterfalls cascade through lush forests. The "Thundering Waters" brochure provides a detailed look at several of the most spectacular and beautiful waterfalls and is available online or you may pick one up at the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, 410 SE Spruce Street, Roseburg or on your way to the scenic byway, highway 138 east.
Winchester Dam Fish Ladder
Located just off I-5 at exit #129. Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife viewing window at Winchester Dam, where visitors can observe salmon and steelhead in their native environment on the North Umpqua River.