Description - The Tiller Ranger District covers the southern potion of the Umpqua National Forest. It also includes the western section of the Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness. With numerous trails and campgrounds, the district offers hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping and backpacking. There are also lakes and creeks offering fishing opportunities.
- This ranger district features numerous trails, campgrounds, lakes, creeks and waterfalls for visitors to enjoy. In addition, the South Umpqua River flows through this area offering fishing opportunities.
Recreation - Activities include hiking, biking, fishing, camping, backpacking, horseback riding, sight seeing and photography.
Climate - Climate on the Umpqua changes with elevation. The area receives a high amount of precipitation. Much of the precipitation comes from October to April in the form of rain at the low elevations and as wet heavy snow in the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent. Much of the Umpqua National Forest is at the 3000-4000 foot elevation and averages about 60 inches of rain per year. Late spring, summer and early autumn tend to bring clear, sunny days with moderate temperatures.
The Tiller Ranger District is located in the southern portion of the Umpqua National Forest and may be accessed via County Road 46 which becomes Primary Forest Route 28, County Road 1, Forest Service Road 2810 and Primary Forest Route 25.