Explore the North Umpqua Trail

Summer in Oregon is about exploring. It’s time to get outside and get your boots on the trail. We suggest the verdant corridor of the North Umpqua River in Southern Oregon. Starting just 22 miles northeast of Roseburg on Highway 138, this lesser-known gem affords 79 miles of wooded beauty for hiking, camping, horseback riding… More
: Scott Harding


Why choose between culture and outdoors when you can have both? Roseburg is located in the heart the Land of Umpqua, an area famous for fishing, rafting and waterfalls.

But within the city is a rich backstory, with historic districts, museums and even historic wineries revealing a past to celebrate. You might visit the nearby drive-thru animal park or spend the day away, but you’ll be glad to come back to Roseburg.

Trip Ideas

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  • Road Trip: Roseburg
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  • The Fabulous North Umpqua
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Classic Roseburg Experiences

Impressive Watson Falls
Southern Oregon on Two Wheels
Winter Angling in Southern Oregon
Ride the North Umpqua Trail
The Dog Blog: Dread and Terror – North Umpqua Trail
Cavitt Creek Falls Recreation Site

Tasty Detours in Roseburg

Southern Oregon Dining Guide
Backside Brewing
Salud Restaurant & Brewery
Paul O’Brien Winery – Tasting Room
Two Shy Brewing
Blac-N-Bleu Bistro
Old 99 Brewing Co.
Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards

Ask Oregon

Where can we fish for trout or catfish near Roseburg?

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife regularly stocks reservoirs and lakes with trout. You can find the schedule of trout stocking for your area online. However, a good bet for catching catfish would be to head over to the Coast and fish in Siltcoos Lake.

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