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Oregon whitewater, Umpqua River - South

Douglas county, Three C Rocks to MP 22 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-IV     8.5 miles
  The starting location is a short drive from Medford, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The beautiful scenery of Oregon and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This stretch of Umpqua River - South is 8.5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class III-IV section. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Oregon is often
    more difficult than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. The beautiful Southern Cascade Range scenery is an added bonus. This stretch is mid length, good
for a one day paddling trip. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling rivers. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people coming here. There are plenty of other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short  
distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Umpqua River - South you will meet lots of folks from nearby Tiller. Hiking along the White Rock Trail is great fun; Umpqua River - South is right by the Brownie Creek Trail. A river like this is too good to miss. From a rainfall point of view Umpqua River - South is a reasonably common location. The wettest month of the year is typically November, that's the one that rains the most, and the driest of the months is July.

Umpqua River - South, Three C Rocks to MP 22 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Umpqua River - South.
 Whitewater Near Umpqua River - South:
Umpqua River - South, Douglas County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8.5 miles long (Three C Rocks to MP 22)
Umpqua River - South, Douglas County, 4 miles away
      Class II-IV - 13.5 miles long (MP 22 to Days Creek)
Umpqua River - South, Douglas County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 12 miles long (Campbell Falls to Three C Rock)
Jackson Creek, Douglas County, 18 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8 miles long (Cover Camp to FS 31)
Whitewater Outfitter - Fishin Hole, Jackson County, 19 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Rogue Rafting, Jackson County, 19 miles away
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Umpqua River - North, Douglas County, 19 miles away
      Class II(III) - 34.5 miles long (Idleyld Park to confluence with South Umpqua)
Whitewater Outfitter - 62 Marketplace & Rafting, Jackson County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Raft Rite Rentals, Jackson County, 20 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - North Umpqua Outfitters, Douglas County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Umpqua River - South:
Mt. Ashland, Oregon , 47 miles away, 1195 foot drop, 4 lifts, 23 runs
Willamette Pass, Oregon , 71 miles away, 1563 foot drop, 6 lifts, 29 runs
Mount Shasta, California , 97 miles away, 1390 foot drop, 5 lifts, 32 runs
 Hotels Near Umpqua River - South:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CANYONVILLE, Canyonville , 24 miles away
Brookside Inn And Suites, White City , 27 miles away
The Willows, Central Point , 29 miles away
Super 8 Central Pt Medford, Medford , 29 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Central Point - Medford, Central Point , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Umpqua River - South:
Tiller Ranger District, Tiller, 1 miles away
Three C Rock, Tiller, 4 miles away
Tiller RV Park, Tiller, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Umpqua River - South:
Brownie Creek Trail, Douglas , 7 miles away, 3.2 hiking miles, 1865 feet elevation difference
White Rock Trail, Douglas , 9 miles away, 2.7 hiking miles, 1871 feet elevation difference
Canyon Number Three Trail, Douglas , 9 miles away, 8.4 hiking miles, 2792 feet elevation difference
Straight Creek Trail, Douglas , 9 miles away, 4.3 hiking miles, 2918 feet elevation difference
Tison Trail, Douglas , 11 miles away, 3.8 hiking miles, 2444 feet elevation difference
Chicago Trail, Jackson , 11 miles away, 5.2 hiking miles, 2138 feet elevation difference
Red Mountain Trail, Douglas , 11 miles away,  6.8 hiking miles, 2365 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Umpqua River - South:
Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake - OR , 56 miles away
Oregon Caves National Monument, Cave Junction - OR , 62 miles away
Casey State Park, Oregon , 22 miles away
Joseph H. Stewart State Park, Oregon , 26 miles away
Clyde Holliday State Park, Oregon , 30 miles away

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