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Heading out to Crater Lake this summer?  On the way, stop by the stunning Rogue Wild and Scenic River. 

The Rogue River is located in southwestern Oregon and flows 215 miles from Crater Lake to the Pacific Ocean. The 84 mile, Congressionally-designated “National Wild and Scenic” portion of the Rogue begins 7 miles west of Grants Pass and ends 11 miles east of Gold Beach.

The Rogue was one of the original eight rivers included in the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968. The Rogue National Wild and Scenic River is surrounded by forested mountains and rugged boulder and rock-lined banks.

Steelhead and salmon fishery, challenging whitewater, and extraordinary wildlife viewing opportunities have made the Rogue a national treasure. Black bear, river otter, black-tail deer, bald eagles, osprey, Chinook salmon, great blue heron, water ouzel, and Canada geese are common wildlife seen along the river banks.  One of our favorite #mypubliclandsroadtrip stops – explore #yourlands!

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Elliott Bay by Tom

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Snow Lake Trail by Tom

July Sunset at Ebey’s Landing, Coupeville, Washington, 2016

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