Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway - Points of Interest

Discover gorgeous scenery and embark on amazing adventures as you drive the Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway. View the map or browse the interactive brochure for locations of these site along the Byway.

North Umpqua Segment


Roseburg is the northern portal to the Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway. A full range of visitor services and accomodations are available. To obtain hiking maps, recreation passes, or more information, visit the Umpqua National Forest Supervisor's Office or the Roseburg District Office of the Bureau of Land Management.


Glide is the location of the North Umpqua Ranger Station. Here, unique geologic features causes the North Umpqua River and the Little River to collide. Views are most spectacular in the winter and spring due to higher river flows. 

Susan Creek

The Susan Creek Recreation Site include a campground, picnic area, boat launch, and an accessible 0.8 mile trail to Susan Creek Falls Trail. This scenic waterfall plunges 50 feet over moss-lined rock cliffs. 


Located in the middle of 31 miles of "fly-fishing only" water on the Wild and Scenic North Umpqua River, this area is home to some of the most challenging steelhead fishing in the world. Here, you can also access the beginning of the North Umpqua Trail and view the historic Mott Bridge, which was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936.

Boulder Flat

This area along the North Umpqua River is frequented by boaters and fly anglers. The Wild and Scenic North Umpqua River offers challenging fishing and exciting whitewater rafting in the midst of spectacular scenery.

High Cascades Segment


Toketee is the site of Diamond Lake Ranger StationUmpqua Hot Springs, and beautiful Toketee Falls. Enjoy a 0.4-mile hike to these double-tiered falls, which drop a total of 120 feet over columnar basalt cliffs. 

Watson Falls

A short but challenging trail will lead you into the windy mist created by the crashing water of Watson Falls. At 272 feet, it is the third tallest waterfall in Oregon.

Lemolo Lake

Spectacular views of the High Cascades can be seen from Lemolo Lake. Oustanding recreation opportunities are available year-round, from fishing and hiking in the summer to cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. Located nearby are gorgeous Lemolo Falls and Warm Springs Falls.

Diamond Lake

Diamond Lake is one of the largest Forest Service recreation areas in the Pacific Northwest. Incredible year-round recreation opportunities are available, including boating, fishing, snowmobiling, snowcat skiing, and mountaineering. Consider biking the Dellenback Trail, or summiting the volcanic peaks of Mt. Thielsen or Mt. Bailey.

Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park is Oregon's only National Park. Drive the 33-mile Rim Drive to view the deep blue water of the caldera, which formed 7,700 years ago in the cataclysmic explosion of Mt. Mazama.

  • Location: The park's north entrance is located 7 miles southeast of Diamond Lake on 138. In the winter, the north entrance closes, and vistors can access the park from its south entrance on Highway 62.
  • Nearby Campgrounds: Mazama and Lost Creek Campgrounds

Upper Rogue Segment

Rabbit Ears

Rabbit Ears is a unique twin-shaped rock formation created by a massive volcanic event over seven million years ago.

  • Location: Rabbit Ears is clearly visible from Highway 230, approximately 15 miles west of the intersection of Highways 138 and 230.

Rogue Gorge and Natural Bridge

See the Rogue River carve its way through narrow basalt canyons and disappear into underground lava tubes at these two interpretive waysides. The Rogue Gorge Overlook also provides access to the Upper Rogue River National Recreation Trail.


Access a full range of visitor information at the High Cascades Ranger Station, including maps, brochures, and interpretive materials.

Lost Creek Reservoir

Explore more than 30 miles of hiking and bike trails or enjoy the marina and campground at Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area. Visitor can also picnic and fish at Casey State Recreation Area, located 5 miles west of Lost Creek Reservoir on Highway 62.

  • Location: 9 miles west of Prospect along Highway 62

Gold Hill

At the southern portal of the byway, enjoy a final stop at Upper Table Rocks. Seven million years ago, a 150-foot deep river of lava poured into the ancient Rogue River Valley and left unique twin mesas 800 feet above the valley floor. Hike to the top for panoramic views of the Rogue Valley and surrounding mountains. 

  • Location: 12 miles east of Gold Hill on Highway 234