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Rugged Beauty

Nestled on the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains, high Cascades glaciation, whitewater rapids, and explosive geologic events have shaped the landscape of the Umpqua National Forest.

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The Umpqua National Forest protects 983,239 acres of forest across Douglas, Lane, and Jackson Counties. The Forest is headquartered in Roseburg and has four ranger districts: Cottage Grove, Diamond Lake, North Umpqua, and Tiller. The Forest is also the home of the Dorena Genetic Research Center and Wolf Creek Job Corps Center

  • Recreation

    A campsite is nestled into a verdant, green wooded area. A picnic table and fire ring are present.

    With over 500 miles of hiking trails, over 40 campgrounds, fishing, boating, and more, you're sure to find the right activity for you.

  • Passes & Permits

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    Do you want to pick mushrooms or collect firewood? You'll need a permit! Visiting often? You might want an annual pass!

  • Maps

    Map showing a small portion of the Tiller Ranger District, including beaver swamp trailhead.

    Make sure you have the right map for your next adventure! Explore different types of maps, or even purchase one online.

  • Stories from the Forest

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    Learn how the U.S. Forest Service works toward healthy and thriving landscapes by reading stories about projects, partnerships, volunteer programs, and much more!

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Water Safety on the Umpqua

When temperatures start to warm up, folks start to head to the water. Nothing beats sitting by a lake on a hot day, dipping your feet into a cold stream after a long hike, or going for a paddle on a beautiful river. However, it's important to practice good water safety and to be prepared for the conditions you may find. Remember: You are responsible for your safety and for the safety of those around you. Read about some common dangers and ways to reduce risk.

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Rogue-Umpqua Bicycle and Pedestrian Corridor Plan

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U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is partnering with Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), and FHWA Western Federal Lands (WFL) are coordinating a series of related transportation planning efforts along the Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway between Roseburg and Gold Hill, Oregon. 

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