Roseburg Oregon Attractions
Douglas County Museum of History & Natural History
123 Museum Drive, Roseburg, OR 97470, phone: (541) 957-7007, email:
Oregon's treasures unfold at the Douglas County Museum of
History and Natural History where exciting exhibits portray the wonder of nature
and our legendary past. See the tools native people used before Mt. Mazama
erupted creating Crater Lake. Discover the Umpqua River which nourishes our
people, forests, animals and landscape. From the Cascade Mountains to the ocean
beaches and the hidden world of plants and animals on the forest floor you can
view natural history. Native wildlife is represented in full splendor as an
immense Roosevelt Elk peers from the beauty of Douglas County's old growth
wilderness. Nature becomes a hands-on experience for all ages in the Children's
Discovery Room. Travel the Applegate Trail and encounter the hardships of early
Euro-American settlers in the west.
544 SE Douglas, Roseburg, Oregon, phone: 541-459-1393
Rogue / Umpqua
This 180-mile tour takes you past Diamond Lake, along the wild
Umpqua and Rogue rivers with their riffles and pools that
sport world-class fly fishing, and to waterfalls, parks and
campgrounds. Hiking, biking, and rafting adventures await when
you discover the Rogue Umpqua Scenic Byway area. Follow the
National Byway signs along this special Discovery Drive.
Estimated travel time: Full day.
Sandy Creek Bridge
The county's lone covered bridge neat Remote was by-passed
from auto-crossing in 1949 and now rests in a wayside park.
Valley Winery Route
You can visit six wineries on this 35-mile drive in the
beautiful Umpqua Valley. You can taste award-winning Pinot
Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling as well as unique blends. Tasting
rooms are open most of the year, and many wineries offer
picnic facilities. This tour also brings you to the River
Forks Park, an excellent place for picnicking and water
activities. The Wildlife Safari Game Park is also en route,
where you can see exotic animals right from your car. Follow
the blue and white "Winery Tour Route" signs. Ask for a
detailed map of the route from any of the wineries or the
Roseburg Chamber of Commerce. Estimated travel time: 6 hours.
If you prefer you can break this up into two shorter loop
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