Swiftwater Day-Use Area

Description:

Located at the western boundary of the 33.8 mile North Umpqua Wild & Scenic River, Swiftwater Day-Use Area is a popular site to fish for steelhead, and salmon. Deep fishing holes line the rock embankments under the Swiftwater Bridge where anglers practice their skills and enjoy the day. A fishing platform extends over the river to provide fishing access for those with physical disabilities. Angling is allowed at Swiftwater, however, a few hundred yards upriver (just above Rock Creek confluence), fishing is restricted to fly-fishing only for the next 31 miles.

Directions:

23 miles east of Roseburg on Highway 138. Located at Swiftwater Bridge. Elevation: 800 feet.

Phone:

541 464-3291

Email:

Gregg_Morgan@or.blm.gov

Address:

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Activities:

Fishing Hiking Picnicking Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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