Local Attractions

Applegate Trail Interpretive Center
Experience the colorful history of this rugged area through the stories of the pioneer settlers, the naming of Grave Creek, the discovery of gold, the impact of the stageline and the building of the railroad.

Douglas County Speedway
Douglas County Fairgrounds, I-5 Exit 123 Roseburg, OR 97470
The Douglas County Speedway hosts stock car racing through September. The speedway seats 5,000 and you'll find racing action almost every weekend with several major West Coast Events. Come see racing fever!

Driving Tours
China Ditch Historic Area and Automobile Loop

Rogue-Umpqua Scenic By way
This 180-mile tour takes you past Diamond Lake, along the wild Umpqua and Rogue rivers with their riffles and pools that sport world-class trout and steelhead fly fishing, and to waterfalls, parks and campgrounds. Follow the National Byway signs along this special Discovery Drive. Estimated travel time: Full day.

Cow Creek Back Country Byway
Forty-three miles of county roads travel through rural and forest settings to make up this byway. The road parallels scenic Cow Creek and portions of the Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad, which exists on some of the original O&C railroad grade.

Umpqua Valley Winery Route
Visit nine wineries on this 35-mile drive in the Land of Umpqua. Taste award-winnning wines as well as unique blends.

Great year-round fishing - salmon, steelhead, trout, bluegill - is less than an hour away. Fishing the North Umpqua River is less than 40 minutes away, and the South Umpqua you are already here. Galesville Reservoir is less than 30 minutes away and is open all year round for boating. Stop by Canyonville's Ace Hardware to pick up a copy of fishing regulations for seasonal fishing.

Hellgate Jetboat
966 SW 6th, Grants Pass, OR 97524
800 648-4874
Experience the natural beauty of the "Great Outdoors" and the wild, magnificent Rogue River. See and hear the sounds of the wilderness. Feel the rushing rapids and the wind in your face. A rare, natural wonder you won't forget.

Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History
123 Museum Dr., Roseburg, OR 97470
541 957 7007
Located at exit 123, adjacent to the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg, Oregon. Visitors can expect to see professional, creative depictions of historical figures and events represenative of the Pacific Northwest and specifically the Umpqua Valley. Open daily.

Pioneer-Indian Museum
421 W. Fifth Street, Canyonville, OR 97417
541 839-4845
Displays at the Canyonville museum trace the history of the South Umpqua Valley from the days of the Indians through the arrival of the pioneers, who were lured by the Donation Land Claim Act and tales of mineral wealth.

Other nearby museums are the Oakland Museum, the Umpqua Discovery Center and the Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum.

Music Festivals
Three towns, three music festivals will keep you busy. June through August you can enjoy Music on the Half Shell in Roseburg, Oregon (13 miles north), Riverbend Live in Winston, Oregon (8 miles north), and Music in the Park in Myrtle Creek, Oregon (3 miles south). Donations are encouranged and gladly accepted.

Place to go
Myrtle Creek Golf Course
P.O. Box 6007, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457
541 863-GOLF
Directions: http://www.myrtlecreekgolf.com/directions.html
Is just minutes away in nearby Myrtle Creek (less than 3 miles south). Practice makes perfect on this 18-hole golf course. Take some time off for a leisurely competitive game of golf. Myrtle Creek has golf carts, equipment rentals, pro shop and clubhouse to fit your needs.

Oregon Ridge & River Excursions
1-888-454-9696 or 1-541-496-3333
Take a Southern Oregon adventure in the Umpqua River Basin for complete river rafting, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking excursions. To our guests, the Umpqua River reveals scenic white water rafting, biking and hiking trails that overlook spectacular views of basalt rock formations and serene mountain lakes. Oregon Ridge & River Excursions offers professional guides who are certified in trail and river safety and are experienced outdoor adventure guides.

The Oregon Vortex - House of Mystery
4303 Sardine Creek L Fork Rd., Gold Hill, OR 97525
541 855-1543
Experience an area of naturally occurring visual and perceptual phenomena. The Oregon Vortex was featured on The Travel Channel in 2002 as 6th in the world for the "Top Ten Places of Mystery." Come see for yourself!

Trees of Mystery
15500 Hwy 101 N, Klamath CA 95548
800 638-338
Visit a super natural Redwood attraction located on 120 acres in the middle of the Redwood National and State Parks. Be amazed at so many trees growing in unusual forms that very few are what is considered "normal".

Wildlife Safari
P.O. Box 1600, Winston, OR 97496
541 679-6761
800 355-4848
Directions: I-5, Exit 119, west 3 miles turn right on Lookingglass Road then right on Safari Road.
Wildlife Safari sets on over 600 acres of grasslands and wooded areas just outside Winston, Oregon. While you, the visitor, are on safari in your own car, view exotic animals from Africa, Asia and South America as well as many native North American animals can be seen anytime of the day.

Umpqua Valley Winery Route
Visit nine wineries on this 35-mile drive in the Land of Umpqua. Taste award-winning windes as well as unique blends.

Abacela Winery
12500 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg, OR 97470
541 679-6642

Giradet Wine Cellars
895 Reston Road, Roseburg, OR 97470
541 679-7252

Henry Estate
P.O. Box 26, Umpqua, OR 97486
541 459-5120
800 782-2686

Spangler Vineyards
491 Winery Lane, Roseburg, OR 97470
541 679-9654

Melrose Vineyards
3193 Melrose Rd., Roseburg, OR 97470
541 672-6080

River's Edge Winery
1395 River Drive, Elkton, OR 97436
541 584-2357

Wolf Creek Inn
100 Front Street, Wolf Creek, OR 97497
54) 866-2474
Take a step back in time and visit. The Inn is on the National Register of Historic Places. In front of the tavern you'll find interpretive panels depicting life on the Applegate Trail. The Inn still provides lodging and meals to the weary traveler.

Wild Rose Vineyards
375 Porter Creek Rd Winston, OR 97496

Pyrenees Vineyards
15332 Old Highway 99 South, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457