State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

SU-12 Snapshot


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UPSTREAM: 43 01’00.83″N, 123 18’01.00″W
DOWNSTREAM: 43 01’48.10″N, 123 18’47.73″W

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This public area is open bank to bank, the entire width of the river. It is located in Douglas County proper and is just under 2/3rds of a mile in length.

 Access Point SU-12-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES:  43 01’53.57″N, 123 18’40.67″W

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This public access point is a 4×4 road onto a gravel bar off of Dole Road.  Some 2-wheel-drive vehicles may possibly access this site, as well. It is a large area.  The city of Myrtle Creek allows camping in this area with a permit that may be purchased from city hall @ 541-863-3171. Or you can check their website. Campers must be self-contained with some type of toilet facility.

Access Point SU-12-B

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES:  43 01’30.57″N, 123 17’50.58″W

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This public access point is very large gravel pull off located right beside the I-5 on-ramp.  All equipment must be packed to the river.  There are some nice foot paths leading to the river from the SE corner of this area.

Access Point SU-12-C

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES:  43 01’28.87″N, 123 17’37.12″W

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This public access point is regular street parking at the end of 4th Street in Myrtle Creek.  It is located about 400feet from the river and there are some nice foot paths leading to the river.  The city has an RV park next to this location called “Millsite RV Park.” Call city hall for info @ 541-863-3171, or check their website.

Access Point SU-12-D

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES:  43 01’11.89″N, 123 17’55.78″W

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This public access point is at the end of Western Avenue.  There are numerous 4×4 roads leading to the river.


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State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

SU-13 Snapshot


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UPSTREAM: 42 56’49.99″N, 123 20’08.50″W
DOWNSTREAM: 42 57’07.53″N, 123 20’09.09″W

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This public area is open bank to bank, the entire width of the river.  This location is in Douglas County proper and is just under half-mile in length.  Known as “Lawson Bar,” this location is at the mouth of Cow Creek.  It is a very popular area for dredging.

 Access Point SU-13-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 42 56’53.56″N, 123 20’08.38″W

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This public access point is at the end of Lawson Bar Road.  It is gravel parking area right on the water’s edge, suitable for passenger cars.  It is posted as a day use area by Oregon Department of Transportation.


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State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

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UPSTREAM: 42 56’45.01”N, 123 17’26.80”W
DOWNSTREAM: 42 56’54.70”N, 123 17’44.71”W

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This public area is open bank to bank, the entire width of the river. It is located in Douglas County proper and is just under 2/3rds of a mile in length.

 Access Point SU-14-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 42 56’46.64″N, 123 17’36.95″W

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This public access point is in the Charles V Stanton Douglas County Park & Campground.  There is very limited parking at the river, but ample parking in the paved upper lot.  There are RV spots here with full hook ups and showers available to the public for a fee.  Call 541-839-4483 for more park information.

Access Point SU-14-B

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES:  42 57’00.16″N, 123 17’34.45″W

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This public access point is a very narrow pull off on the side of Gazley Road.  All equipment must be hand-packed down a short, steep bank.  There is room for only three or four cars here.


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State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

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UPSTREAM: 42 56’25.92″N, 123 15’46.40″W
DOWNSTREAM: 42 56’23.86″N, 123 15’59.22″W

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This public area is open bank to bank, the entire width of the river.  It is almost a quarter-mile in length and is located in Douglas County proper.  It is posted as a day-use area only.

 Access Point SU-15-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 42 56’23.60″N, 123 15’53.40″W

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This public location is Pickett Park, a Douglas County Park located at the end of Canyonville Park Road. Note: It is not at the end of Pickett Lane. There are no parking fees.  There is a paved boat ramp with plenty of parking.  The park is completely surrounded by private land.  This area is a day use area only.


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State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

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UPSTREAM: 42 56’52.42″N, 123 10’11.60″W
DOWNSTREAM: 42 56’59.64″N, 123 10’23.45″W

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This public area is open bank to bank, the entire width of the river.  This location is in Douglas County proper and is about a quarter-mile of river.  There is no easy access to this site.

 Access Point SU-16-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 42 56’59.71″N, 123 10’25.65″W

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This public access is a gravel shoulder pull off located on Shively Creek Road. The pull off is located 20 feet above the water with a steep bank that drops straight off, making access almost impossible except for one steep trail located at the north-end of the pull off.  All of the surrounding land is private. Please respect their property.  The land at the south-end of the pull off is private property and touches the river right at the bend for twenty feet in each direction.


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State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

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UPSTREAM: 42 56’22.57″N, 123 06’30.11″W
DOWNSTREAM: 42 56’18.24″N, 123 06’33.07″W

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This public area is open bank to bank, the entire width of the river.  This location is in Douglas County Proper.  This is a short area, about 500 feet long, with lots of gravel.

 Access Point SU-17-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 42 56’24.83″N, 123 06’33.99″W

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This public access point is located in Douglas County proper.  There is a gravel road directly off of the Tiller Trail Highway that leads directly onto the gravel bar.  4×4 vehicles are recommended.  Drive to the right to park.  Please do not block the access road


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State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

SU-18 Snapshot


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UPSTREAM: 42 55’43.43″N, 123 03’22.10″W
DOWNSTREAM: 42 55’44.95″N, 123 03’29.36″W

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This public area is open bank to bank, the entire width of the river.  This location is the Carl C Hill wayside, located in Douglas County proper and is almost 600-feet in length.

 Access Point SU-18-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 42 55’45.79″N, 123 03’26.38″W

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This public access point is the Carl C Hill wayside area. It is a no-fee area and there is parking for around 20 vehicles. River access is by trail only. There are good trails at the SW & SE corners of park. There is a lot of exposed bedrock here. We observed numerous dredge holes and cobble piles at this location, which is approximately 3-miles downstream from Coffee Creek, one of the richest tributaries of the South Umpqua River.


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State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

SU-19 Snapshot


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UPSTREAM: 42 56’19.83″N, 123 02’11.12″W
DOWNSTREAM: 42 55’51.96″N, 123 02’25.09″W

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This public area is only open on the west-half of the river, from the west bank to the center of the river only.  The location is in Douglas County proper and is just over half-mile in length.  This area is about two miles below Coffee Creek, one of the richest tributaries of theSouthUmpquaRiver.

 Access Point SU-19-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 42 55’56.98″N, 123 02’23.59″W

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This public access point is a two-wheel-drive gravel road onto a gravel bar off of the Tiller Trail Highway.  There are no fees.  There is plenty of parking and a 4×4-access boat ramp.


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