Perched in a curve of the South Umpqua River, the Southern Oregon town of Winston sits near the Umpqua National Forest, a natural wonderland of rivers, forests and trails that brings hikers, mountain bikers and anglers of all stripes.

Within one of the state’s oldest wine regions, Winston is a delicious point of departure for an Umpqua Valley wine tour. Catch an outdoor concert, visit the Wildlife Safari or take a picnic in the park.

Trip Ideas

  • Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway

    Two of Oregon’s nationally designated Wild and Scenic Rivers lead the way on this 172-mile/277-kilometer route, an ever-changing feast of white water, waterfalls and deep gorges gouged in the deeply forested southern Cascade Mountains.
  • Walk on the Wild Side

    Nothing thrills the kids (or the child within) like a brush with the wild. And Oregon has plenty of opportunities for human contact with wildlife —both native and exotic — from the ocean to the...
  • A Long Stay in the Umpqua Valley

    Many of us know Southern Oregon for Crater Lake National Park, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the sea stacks and arches that define Oregon’s pristine South Coast beaches. Much of the peaks, rivers and valleys...
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