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50 places to go fishing within 60 minutes of Roseburg

Let’s go fishing on Saturday. Not enough time? Think again – if you live in the Roseburg area, there are many places you can get to in less than an hour. Make sure you read the Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations before you go. Mileage and generalized directions are from the Douglas County Courthouse, 1036 SE Douglas.

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Please note, listed amenities are not necessarily an all-inclusive list.    

1. AMACHER COUNTY PARK, Winchester—6 mi., 9 min.                                                                                  
Salmon, steelhead
Boat ramp and some bank access on N. Umpqua River. Take I-5 N to exit 129, Winchester/Wilbur. Right at OR-99/NE Stephens, make first right after bridge.

  • Boat ramp
  • Picnic area
  • Restroom

 

2. APPLE CREEK CAMPGROUND —44 mi., 50 min.
Steelhead, trout                                                                                                                                                                                     
Only allows fly-fishing. Primarily catch-and-release bank fishing. Access to N. Umpqua hiking trail. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd., go about 43.5 miles to campground on right.

  • vault toilet
  • campground
  • fee

3. RICHARD G. BAKER MEMORIAL COUNTY PARK, Idleyld —25 mi., 31 min.
Steelhead, trout                                                                                                                                                                               
Only allows fly-fishing. Popular day-use area with bank fishing. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd., go about 25 miles to wayside on right.

  • picnic area
  • trails
  • vault toilet
  • parking fee

What you need:

  • A fishing license if you are older than 12
  • A fishing rod, tackle, lures
  • A copy of the Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations
  • Licenses and regulations are available at license agents and online.

4. BEN IRVING RESERVOIR, Tenmile—18 mi., 24 min.
Trout, crappie, bluegill, bass  
Stocked rainbow trout and warmwater fishing. Take I-5 S to exit 119. Merge onto Hwy. 42, go about 11 miles. Left at Ireland Rd, go about 0.5 miles. Right at Berry Cr. Rd.

  • boat ramp
  • picnic area
  • restroom
  • parking fee

5. BOGUS CREEK CAMPGROUND —35 mi., 42 min.
Steelhead, trout
Fly-fishing only. Primarily catch-and-release fishing. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd., go about 35 miles. Bogus Creek river access on right.

  • Accessible flush toilets; vault toilet at raft launch
  • Accessible campground

6. BOULDER FLAT CAMPGROUND, Toketee (fly fishing only)—53 mi., 59 min.
Steelhead, trout
Primarily catch-and-release fishing adjacent to Boulder Creek Wilderness area. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd., go about 52.5 miles to campground on left.

  • accessible vault toilets
  • campground

7. BUNCH BAR, Elkton—44 mi., 52 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, bass
Great bank fishing access on lower Umpqua River. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W, go 24 miles. Left onto OR-38 W/Umpqua Hwy, go about 6 miles, destination on left.

  • restroom or toilet

8. CABLE CROSSING WAYSIDE, Idleyld Park —23 mi., 28 min.
Steelhead, trout
Fly-fishing only. Popular fly-fishing hole with good bank access. Go west on Hwy 138 for 23 miles. Wayside is on right, just one mile past Swiftwater Recreation Area. It’s a steep, short driveway just before the guardrail begins.

  • picnic area
  • restroom or toilet

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9. CALAPOOYA CREEK (Stearns Park), Oakland—16 mi., 22 mins.
Trout
Access to Calapooya Creek. Park closed in winter. Take I-5 N to exit 138. Merge onto Stearns Ln., go about 1 mile. Slight left to stay on Stearns Ln., left onto Goodman Ave.

A group of people fish from a dock
Photo by ODFW

 

10. “CAMP WATER” AT MOTT BRIDGE, Steamboat —39 mi., 46 min.
Steelhead, trout
Fly-fishing only. Primarily catch-and-release with great bank fishing for summer steelhead in scenic and historic setting. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd., go about 39 miles. Turn right over Mott Bridge, park on right and follow trail to river.

  • restroom or toilet

11. CANYONVILLE (Behind Seven Feathers Casino), Canyonville—26 mi., 28 min.
Steelhead, bass
Bank access near winter steelhead acclimation site. Take I-5 S to exit 99 N. Canyonville/Crater Lk. Left at Creekside Rd/Jeffreys Rd. Left onto Gazley Bridge Rd, go about 0.25 miles. Pull into parking area just before bridge.

  • restroom or toilet

12. CLEVELAND RAPIDS PARK, Garden Valley—14 mi., 20 min.
Salmon, steelhead, bass, shad
Boat launch and great bank access for steelhead and salmon. Take I-5 N to exit 129, Winchester/Wilbur. Right onto OR-99 S/NE Stephens. Turn right at signal onto Del Rio Rd., go 4.5 miles. Right onto Garden Valley Rd., go about 2.5 miles. Keep left at fork then turn left onto Cleveland Rapids Rd. Go about 1 mile to boat ramp on left.

  • boat ramp
  • beach access
  • picnic area
  • vault toilet

13. COLLIDING RIVERS BOAT RAMP, Glide—16.5 mi., 20 min.
Salmon, steelhead
Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd. Go about 16 miles. Boat ramp on left, just before Little River Rd.

A young girl wearing a red and gray life jacket stands in a boat holding a trout by the gills
Cooper Creek - Photo by Nathan Jones.

  • boat ramp
  • vault toilet

14. COOPER CREEK RESERVOIR, Sutherlin—16 mi., 28 min.
Trout, bass, bluegill
Boat ramps, bank fishing and day-use park. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Right on West Central Avenue. Right at Waite St., and continue on Southside Rd. Right at Cooper Cr. Rd.

  • boat ramp
  • picnic area
  • restroom or toilet

15. DAYS CREEK BOAT RAMP, Canyonville—34 mi., 45 min.
Steelhead
Take I-5 S to exit 98, Canyonville/Days Cr. Left onto 1st St/Canyonville-Riddle Rd. Take 2nd right onto SE Main St. Take 2nd left onto SE 3rd St., continue onto Douglas County Hwy 1/Tiller Trail Hwy. Go about 7 miles. Turn right after crossing bridge over river.

  • boat launch or ramp

16. DEER PARK (Stewart Park), Roseburg—0.5 mi., 3 min.
Steelhead
Bank fishing and day-use park with bike trails, playground and ball fields. Head NW on SE Douglas Ave. Turn right onto SE Jackson St. Continue onto NE Winchester St., and left onto NE Rowe Ave. Walk bike path to mouth of Deer Cr.

  • picnic area
  • restroom or toilet

17. DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS BOAT RAMP, Roseburg—3 mi., 6 min.
Steelhead, bass
Boat ramp, bank fishing, RV park, playground and museum. Take I-5 S to exit 123, Fairgrounds/Umpqua Park. Left at Heritage Way / SW Portland Ave. First right onto Frear St. Boat ramp is near horse barns.

  • boat launch or ramp
  • picnic area
  • restroom or toilet
  • campground

18. EAGLE ROCK CAMPGROUND, North Umpqua —51 mi., 58 min.
Steelhead, trout
Fly-fishing only. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd. Go about 51 miles, river access on left.

  • picnic area
  • accessible vault toilet
  • accessible campground

19. ELKTON BOAT RAMP, Elkton—38 mi., 46 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Boat ramp and bank fishing adjacent to RV park. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W. Go about 24 miles. Left onto OR-38 W/Umpqua Hwy. Take third left onto 2nd St., right at River Rd.

  • boat launch or ramp
  • picnic area

20. CHIEF MIWALETA COUNTY PARK AT GALESVILLE RESERVOIR, Azalea—37 mi., 42 min.
Trout, landlocked coho, bass, bluegill
Boat ramp, playground, trails. Take I-5 S to exit 88, Azalea/Galesville Reservoir. Left at Azalea-Glen Rd. Continue onto Upper Cow Creek Rd. about 7.5 miles to boat ramp on right.

  • boat ramp
  • picnic area
  • restroom, vault toilet, and portable restroom
  • campground and cabins
  • showers
  • trails

21. HAPPY VALLEY BOAT RAMP, Green District—6 mi., 12 min.
Steelhead, smallmouth bass
Boat ramp and bank fishing. Take I-5 S to exit 120, Green District/Roseburg. Slight right toward OR-99S, left at OR-99S. Take first right onto E. Happy Valley Rd., right at Amber St., left onto Poteet St.

  • picnic area
  • portable restroom

22. HAROLD AND SID NICHOLS PARK, Winston—10 mi., 19 min.
Bass, steelhead
Boat ramp and bank access near mouth of Lookingglass Creek. Take I-5 S to exit 119. Merge onto OR-42, go 3 miles. Stay right on OR-42 and go about 0.7 miles to boat ramp on left.

A hatchery steelhead from the North Umpqua River - Photo by Kirk Haskett

  • boat ramp
  • restroom or toilet

23. HESTNESS PARK, Roseburg—8 mi., 16 min.
Steelhead, salmon
Boat ramp and bank access to the N. Umpqua River. Take I-5 N to exit 129, Winchester/Wilbur. Right at OR 99 S/NE Stephens St. Right at signal onto Del Rio Rd, go about 3.5 miles to park on left.

  • boat ramp
  • picnic area
  • vault toilet

24. HORSESHOE BEND CAMPGROUND, Dry Creek Area —48 mi., 56 min.
Trout, steelhead
Fly-fishing only. Raft/boat launch and bank fishing. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd., go about 46 miles. Turn right at campground sign and go about 0.5 mile.

  • boat ramp
  • accessible campsites
  • accessible flush toilets

25. HUTCHINSON STATE PARK, Tyee—28 mi., 34 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Bank fishing and day-use area. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W, go about 15 miles. Park is on left.

  • restroom or toilet

26. ISLAND CREEK DAY-USE AREA, Riddle—31 mi., 46 min.
Trout, steelhead
Bank fishing access on Cow Creek. Take I-5 S to exit 103, Tri-City/Myrtle Creek. Slight right onto Pruner Rd, continue onto Riddle Bypass Rd, go about 5 miles. Continue onto Cow Cr Rd. about 4 miles to site on left.

  • picnic area
  • restroom or toilet

27. JAMES WOOD BOAT RAMP, Tyee—22 mi., 35 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Boat ramp and bank fishing. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W then left onto Fort McKay Rd/Sutherlin Umpqua Rd. Go about 6 miles and turn right onto Tyee Rd. Go about another 6 miles, boat ramp on left.

  • boat ramp
  • picnic area
  • portable restroom
     

28. LAWSON BAR, Canyonville—24 mi., 29 min.
Steelhead, smallmouth bass
Boat launch and bank fishing. No restroom. Take I-5 S to exit 102. Right at Gazley Rd, left onto Lawson Bar Rd., go about 0.5 miles to gravel bar.

  • boat launch or ramp

29. LITTLE RIVER (Emile Rec Site), Glide—31 mi., 46 min.
Trout
Bank fishing and nearby hiking trails. Take OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd. for 16 miles. Right onto Little River Rd., go about 5.5 miles, stay left. Continue on Little River Rd. about 9 miles to site on right.

  • Dispersed camping without amenities

30. MACK BROWN PARK, Umpqua—19 mi., 38 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Wooded rural park with bank fishing. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W. Left onto Fort McKay Rd/Sutherlin Umpqua Rd, go about 6 miles. Right onto Tyee Rd., go about 3.5 miles to park on left.

  • picnic area
  • vault toilet

31. MYRTLE CREEK BOAT LAUNCH, Myrtle Creek—18 mi., 23 min.
Smallmouth bass, steelhead
Gravel bar boat launch. Take I-5 S to exit 108, Myrtle Creek. Left onto N Main St, go about 1 mile. Right onto SW Western Ave, follow for about 0.25 mile to gravel bar.

  • picnic area

32. NARROWS WAYSIDE, Idleyld Park—21 mi., 27 min.
Steelhead, Chinook
Popular bank fishing site. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd., go about 21 miles to wayside on right.

  • vault toilet
  • picnic area

33. OSPREY BOAT RAMP, Tyee—31 mi., 46 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Boat ramp and bank fishing. Take I-5 N to exit 136, OR-138, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W, go 10.5 miles. Left onto Tyee Rd. and go 7 miles to boat ramp on right.

  • picnic area
  • vault toilet

34. PICKETT PARK (Canyonville Park), Canyonville—28 mi., 35 min.
Steelhead, bass
Boat ramp and bank access, playground. Take I-5 S to exit 98 Canyonville-Riddle Rd. Left at 1st St/Canyonville-Riddle Rd. Second right onto SE Main St. Take second left onto SE 3rd St., continue onto Douglas County Hwy 1/Tiller Trail Hwy. about 1 mile. Left on Pickett Lane.

  • boat ramp
  • picnic area
  • vault toilet

35. PLAT I RESERVOIR, Sutherlin—17 mi., 32 min.
Trout, bass, bluegill
Day-use area with boat ramp and bank fishing. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Right onto W. Central Ave. Go about 3.3 miles, continue straight onto Nonpareil Rd. Go about 1 mile, right at Plat I Rd. and go about 1 more mile.

  • boat launch or ramp
  • picnic area
  • restroom or toilet

36. RED TOP POND, Myrtle Creek—38 mi., 60 min.
Trout, bass
Pond stocked with catchable-size trout in spring, and warmwater fishing year-round. Take I-5 S to exit 108, Myrtle Creek. Left onto N. Main St. Go 0.5 miles then turn left onto Riverside Dr. (turns into South Myrtle Cr. Rd.) and go about 16 miles. Road becomes one lane here and is BLM Rd. 28-2-35.0. Drive from this point 4 miles to pond on left.

Umpqua River steelhead

37. RIVER FORKS PARK, Roseburg—8 mi.,18 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Boat ramp and bank fishing at confluence of North and South Umpqua rivers. Family park. Head NW on SE Douglas Ave. Right onto SE Stephens, go about 1 mile. Left onto NE Garden Valley Blvd., go about 5 miles. Left onto Old Garden Valley Blvd., and go about 1.5 mile. Left onto River Forks Park Rd.

  • boat ramp
  • picnic area
  • restroom
  • showers
  • trails
  • accessible yurts
  • campground

38. SAWYERS RAPIDS RV PARK, Scottsburg—47 mi., 56 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Private fee boat launch and camping. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W and go about 24 miles. Left onto OR-38 W/Umpqua Hwy. Go about 10 miles. Sawyers Rapids RV Park on left.

  • boat launch or ramp
  • picnic area
  • restrooms and heated showers with handicapped facilities
  • campground
  • fee

39. SCOTTS CREEK BOAT RAMP, Scottsburg—48 mi., 58 min.
Salmon, steelhead
Day-use park with boat launch. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W and go about 24 miles. Left on OR-38 W/Umpqua Hwy. Go about 11 miles to boat ramp on left.

  • boat ramp
  • picnic area
  • vault toilet

40. SINGLETON PARK, Garden Valley—7.5 mi., 17 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Bank fishing at confluence of North and South Umpqua rivers. Head NW on SE Douglas Ave. Right onto SE Stephens, go about 1 mile. Left onto NE Garden Valley Blvd., go about 4 miles. Left onto Curry Rd for 1.7 miles, turn right onto N. Curry Road and go about a half mile to the park on right.

  • picnic area
  • restroom

41. SODA SPRINGS RESERVOIR, Toketee—54 mi., 60 min.
Trout
Dispersed camping nearby and hiking on the N. Umpqua Trail. Take OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd. for 55 miles. Left onto Rd 4775, reservoir on left.

42. CHARLES V. STANTON COUNTY PARK, Canyonville—26 mi., 33 min.
Steelhead, smallmouth bass
Day-use park with boat ramp. Group camping available. Take I-5 S to exit 101, Riddle. Right onto Ravenswood Rd. (signs for Stanton Park/Riddle/OR-99). Right onto Stanton Park Rd, go about 1.5 miles to park on left.

  • campground
  • picnic area
  • restroom
  • showers
  • trails

43. STEWART PARK, Roseburg—2 mi., 6 min.
Steelhead, smallmouth bass
Bank access and large family park on the S. Umpqua River. Head NW on SE Douglas Ave. Left onto SE Stephens, right onto SE Washington Ave. Go about 0.4 miles. Continue onto W. Harvard Ave., go about 0.7 miles. Right onto Centennial Dr., left onto W. Stewart Park Dr., go about 0.3 miles.

  • picnic area
  • restroom

44. SUSAN CREEK CAMPGROUND, Idleyld Park—29 mi., 36 min.
Steelhead, trout Bank fishing, raft launch, waterfalls, trail. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd. Go about 29.5 miles to campground on right.

  • accessible campground
  • accessible flush toilets
  • accessible showers

45. SWIFTWATER RECREATION AREA, Idleyld Park—23 mi., 30 min.
Salmon, steelhead
Day-use area with pavilion and hiking trails. Head east on OR-138 E/NE Diamond Lake Blvd., go about 23 miles to site on right.

 

46. TEMPLIN BEACH PARK, Roseburg—1 mi., 5 min.
Steelhead, smallmouth bass
Day-use area with boat ramp and dog park on S. Umpqua River. Head NW on SE Douglas Ave. and turn left on SE Stephens. Continue onto SE Pine St., turn right onto SE Mosher, take second left onto SE Flint, turn right and end at boat ramp.

  • boat ramp
  • dock
  • restrooms

47. TYEE RECREATION AREA, Tyee—25 mi., 30 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Bank fishing, campground, day-use park. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Turn left onto OR-138 W, go about 11 miles. Turn left onto Bullock Rd., drive over bridge and turn right. Go about 0.5 miles to area on right.

  • picnic area
  • campground

48. UMPQUA LANDING BOAT RAMP, Umpqua—16 mi., 30 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, smallmouth bass
Day-use park, boat ramp. Take I-5 N to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Left onto OR-138 W, go about 0.5 miles and turn left onto Fort McKay Rd/Sutherlin-Umpqua Rd. Go about 6.5 miles to boat ramp parking lot on left.

  • boat ramp
  • vault toilet
  • picnic area

49. WHISTLER’S BEND PARK, Glide—15 mi., 23 min.
Salmon, steelhead, trout
Boat ramp, camping, hiking trails. Head east on OR-138/NE Diamond Lake Blvd. Go about 12 miles. Left onto Whistlers Park Rd, go about 3.5 miles.

  • boat ramp
  • campground
  • picnic area
  • restroom
  • showers
  • trails
  • yurts

50. YELLOW CREEK BOAT RAMP, Tyee—25 mi., 31 min.
Salmon, shad, steelhead, smallmouth bass
Boat ramp and bank access. Site includes a large parking area. Take I-5 to exit 136, Elkton/Sutherlin. Turn left onto OR-138 W. Go about 13 miles to boat ramp on left.

  • boat ramp
  • vault toilet

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