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    North Umpqua River Hike

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    18.0 km
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    670 m
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    North Umpqua River Hike

    The North Umpqua River Hike is a tough hiking route in Oregon that follows a portion of the 127.1 km long North Umpqua Trail. While out hiking this route, you will round the shores of Toketee Lake and climb uphill through the forest alongside the winding North Umpqua River. This is a long and fairly challenging hike, so be sure to bring plenty of water and to wear proper hiking boots with good support.

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    Route Description for North Umpqua River Hike

    If you want to experience the rigors of the North Umpqua Trail, but aren’t keen on hiking a one-way route, then the North Umpqua River Trail is the perfect route to explore.

    Setting out from the edge of National Forest Development Road 4776, you will head northeast on Clearwater Plant Road as it skirts the edge of Toketee Lake. Keeping left at the junction, you will cross over both the North Umpqua River and NF-34 in order to pick up the trail.

    Here, you will climb uphill into the forest, following the path as it turns to the southwest alongside the lake. Eventually, the route will turn to the northwest, continuing alongside the North Umpqua River at an elevated position. At this point you will be hiking along the 127.1 km long North Umpqua Trail, so feel free to turn back at any point to return to the trailhead.

    Getting to the North Umpqua River Hike Trailhead

    The trailhead for the North Umpqua River Hike can be found along National Forest Development Road 4776 at the junction with Clearwater Plant Road.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      Toketee Lake Campground

    • When to do


    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Older Children only

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    • Crowd Levels


    • Route Type

      Out and back

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