Water Activities

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Dive Right In

From the rushing whitewater of the North Umpqua River to peaceful mountain lakes, the Umpqua National Forest abounds with water-related recreational activities.

  • Learn more about rafting the North Umpqua Wild and Scenic River from this interactive brochure.
  • Visit the Oregon State Marine Board website for Oregon boating rules, regulations, and safety information.
  • Warmer weather can bring blue-green algae blooms to lakes. Learn more.
  • Exercise caution when swimming in unfamiliar waters. Be cautious of eddies and currents, and know the signs of hypothermia.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities