Applegate Trail Interpretive Center

www.rogueweb.com/interpretive/
500 Sunny Valley Loop, Sunny Valley, OR 97497
541 472-8545 or 888 411-1846

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

www.co.douglas.or.us/fair/
Douglas County Fairgrounds, I-5 Exit 123 Roseburg, OR 97470
541 957-7010

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

www.or.blm.gov/roseburg/Rec/sites.htm


Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway

www.or.blm.gov/roseburg/Rec/ScenicByway/index.html
sova.org/driveru.htm

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

www.or.blm.gov/roseburg/Rec/cowcr-photo.html

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.

Fishing

Great year-round fishing - salmon, steelhead, trout, bluegill - is less than an hour away. The North and South Umpqua rivers will keep you coming back for more fishing fun. 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

hellgate.com
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.

Museums

Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History

www.co.douglas.or.us/museum/

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 (25 miles north), Riverbend Live in Winston, Oregon (20 miles North), and Music in the Park in Myrtle Creek, Oregon (10 miles North). Donations are encouranged and gladly accepted. Ask the Box Office at the Casino Main Entrance for more information.

Myrtle Creek Golf Course

www.myrtlecreekgolf.com/
P.O. Box 6007, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457
541 863-GOLF
888 T-MYRTLE
Directions: www.myrtlecreekgolf.com/directions.html

Is just minutes away in nearby Myrtle Creek (less than 10 miles north). Practice makes perfect on this 18-hole golf course. Take the afternoon off from the casino 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

www.umpquarivers.com/
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.

Parks

Pioneer Park

One mile south in historic downtown Canyonville is a hometown park with safe child play areas and comfortable picnicking areas. Managed by the city of Canyonville, the park is day use only.


Stanton Park

A half mile north on Frontage Road and on the South Umpqua River, this beautifully maintained park has overnight RV spaces, showers, pavilion by reservation, fishing, and child play areas. Managed by Douglas COunty Park, the park is open all year.

Shopping

Art, Antiques, Collectibles

A half dozen antique shops await your exploration to find one of a kind treasures. Easy walking distance to them all. You'll spend countless hours discovering antiques, collectibles, arts and crafts. Most shops are open all year long, except Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Seven Feathers Gift Gallery

The Oregon Vortex - House of Mystery

www.oregonvortex.com
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

www.treesofmystery.net
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

www.wildlifesafari.net
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.

Wineries

Umpqua Valley Winery Route

www.visitroseburg.com

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


Abacela Winery

www.abacela.com

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


Giradet Wine Cellars

www.giradetwine.com

895 Reston Road, Roseburg, OR 97470
541 679-7252


Henry Estate

www.henryestate.com

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


Spangler Vineyards

www.spanglervineyards.com

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


Melrose Vineyards

www.melrosevineyards.com/

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


River's Edge Winery

www.riversedgewinery.com

1395 River Drive, Elkton, OR 97436
541 584-2357

Wolf Creek Inn

www.oregonstateparks.org/park_108.php
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.

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