River Bench Day Use


Located on the Illinois River.  A picnic day use site and River Bench Campground set on a low river terrace, within a forested setting. Short hike down one of two access trails.


  • Picnic tables
  • Fire pits
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet within walking distance
  • No garbage disposal - Please pack it out

At a Glance

Fees No
Usage: Light
Closest Towns:
  • Selma, OR
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • Cave Junction, OR
  • Medford, OR 
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information


From Grants Pass, OR, drive south on US Highway 199 (Redwood Highway) for 19.7 miles towards Selma, OR. In Selma, OR, turn right (west) onto Illinois River Road (Forest Road 4103) and continue for approximately 8.3 miles. Parking is up above the day-use area and campsites, with trails downslope to the sites.

General Notes:
  • Restrooms and information boards are located at the upper road level.

  • Parking is scarce, confined to the upper level, along the edges of the road


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