China Ditch Automobile Loop

Description:

China Ditch was a 33-mile project dug by 200 Chinese laborers in the 1890's to supply water for gold mining operations. Ditch segments are partially visible today. Interpretive signs are located along an automobile tour loop.

Directions:

From Myrtle Creek, travel east on County road 15 for 8.7 miles. This will be .9 miles past the junction with County road 149 (Slide Creek). The 28.0, 14.1 and 15.1 roads form a 10.5 mile loop, returning travelers to the county road.

Phone:

541-440-4930

Email:

BLM_OR_RB_Mail@blm.gov

Address:

Roseburg District Office 777 N.W. Garden Valley Boulevard Roseburg, OR 97470

Activities:

Auto Touring

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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