North Umpqua Trail
|North Umpqua Trail|
View of a small waterfall on the Dread and Terror Section of the North Umpqua Trail
|Length||79 mi (127 km)|
|Location||Douglas County, Oregon, United States|
|Elevation change||4,200 ft (1,300 m)|
|Highest point||Maidu Lake, 6,000 ft (1,800 m)|
|Lowest point||Swiftwater Trailhead|
|Months||Lower Sections Open Year Round|
Upper Sections Late April to Late September
|Sights||North Umpqua River|
The North Umpqua Trail is a multi-use trail open for hiking, mountain biking and horse-back riding that follows the North Umpqua River in Southern Oregon, United States. The trail is about 79 miles (127 km) long. It is broken up into 12 segments, ranging from 3.5 to 13 miles (21 km) in length. The trail ranges in elevation from 800 feet (240 m) to about 6,000 feet (1,800 m).
The North Umpqua Trail is a designated National Recreation Trail and follows the North Umpqua River as it winds west out of the Cascades and towards the city of Roseburg, Oregon. The trail is inside the Roseburg District BLM and Umpqua National Forest lands and closely follows the river for most of its length. It has been designated by the International Mountain Biking Association as an 'Epic Ride', an honor bestowed on only a handful of trails around the world.
|Swiftwater County Park||Coordinates:||western end, near Deadline Falls|
|Fern Creek Falls||bridge creek crossing with view of falls and North Umpqua|
|Bob Butte flank||highest point on Bob Butte, elevation approx. 1700 ft of 2300+|
|east end of Tioga segment||joins Mott segment|
|Maidu Lake||eastern end, near Pacific Crest Trail|
- "North Umpqua Trail" (PDF). Bureau of Land Management. Retrieved December 19, 2012.