2016 Lower N. Umpqua River, Class II/III

This joint trip with the Roseburg chapter of NWRA includes both a family friendly run (easy class II, one class III) and an intermediate run (Class II/III, one Class IV). Car camping at Whistler's Bend group campground and Dutch oven cook off Saturday night.

2016 Lower N. Umpqua River, Class II/III

Apr 29th - All Day
N. Umpqua River, Class II/III - 2828 Whistler's Park Road, Roseburg, OR

Date:  April 29-May1, 2016

River:  Lower N. Umpqua, Class II/III

Contact:  Brenda Bunce, Brenda.bunce(at)gmail.com360-931-4224

Trip Information:  

  • This will be a joint trip with the Roseburg chapter of NWRA
  • This is car camping at Whistler's Bend group campground and the camping has already been paid for by our two clubs respectively.
  • Camping is offered both Friday and Saturday nights with a Dutch oven workshop Friday night (optional) and a Potluck Dutch oven cook off Saturday night (prizes for winners)
  • This is also a great family and kid trip. A few organized games for kids at camp.

River Logistics

 Saturday are two optional runs. We will have a trip leader on each section.
   1.) Lone Rock put-in to Whistler's Bend campground (9 miles of easy class II with (1) III-). Great for Families, beginner rafters, kayaking or Inflatable Kayaks alike.
   2.) Gravel Bin to Susan Creek - (Aprox. 11 miles of class II/III with 1 class IV rapid that has an easy cheat at the right level) THIS SECTION WILL BE DEPENDENT ON THE RIVER LEVEL   
       AND WILL NOT BE OFFERED AS A TRIP LED OPTION IF THE RIVER LEVEL IS TOO LOW OR TOO HIGH. 

Sunday float from Whistler's Bend campground to Winchester (10 miles of class II and Dixon Falls:  III-  )
Folks can shuttle and drive home directly from Winchester.

 
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