Scaredman Recreation Site

Description:

This semi-remote campground on Canton Creek is off the beaten path and is available as one of BLM's free-use campgrounds. The nine campsite recreation area has a water system and vault toilets. A number of waterplay areas are located close to Scaredman on Canton Creek. Scaredman was named by early hunters who camped in the area and were frightened by the abundance of wolves in the area. The site is open year-round, and is still popular during the fall hunting season, but rest easy at night; the wolves are gone. Even though fishing is closed on Canton Creek and all Steamboat drainages, the North Umpqua River, 3.5 miles downstream, offers fishing opportunities for fly-fishermen looking for steelhead or salmon. Check the Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations before you go.

Directions:

40 miles east of Roseburg on Scenic Highway 138, turn north (left) on Steamboat Creek Road, travel one-half mile, turn north (left) on Canton Creek Road and travel 3 miles. Elevation: 1,360 feet.

Phone:

541 464-3291

Email:

Gregg_Morgan@or.blm.gov

Address:

,

Activities:

Biking Camping Picnicking Water Sports

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

$128.95
Break the Scarpa Women's Proton Trail Running Shoe in by training in the alpine in preparation for your next mountain...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
Currently Viewing Scaredman Recreation Site
Featured Park
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.
Currently Viewing Scaredman Recreation Site