Description - The North Umqpua Ranger Station covers the Midwestern portion of the Umpqua National Forest. The North Umpqua River flows through this area and offers opportunities for fishing and whitewater boating. With numerous trails and campgrounds, the district offers hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping and backpacking. There are also several creaks, streams, mountains, and waterfalls for visitors to enjoy.
- This ranger district features the North Umpqua River which offers fishing and whitewater boating opportunities. The area also offers numerous trails, campgrounds, lakes, streams, creaks, waterfalls, buttes and mountains for visitors to enjoy. In addition, most of the nearly 30 mile long North Umpqua Trail runs through this district.
Recreation - Activities include hiking, biking, backpacking, camping, fishing, whitewater boating, 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 North Umpqua Ranger District covers the mid-western portion of the Umpqua National Forest and may be accessed via County Road 17C, Highway 138 and Forest Service Roads 35.0 and 2792.