The Rogue River Area

OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Foster Bar Area. Wide meadows beside the Rogue River [Ask for #274.765.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Foster Bar Area. Wide meadows beside the Rogue River [Ask for #274.765.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Agness Community. A bridge curves high over the Illinois Wild and Scenic River as it enters the Rogue River [Ask for #274.699.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Agness Community. A bridge curves high over the Illinois Wild and Scenic River as it enters the Rogue River [Ask for #274.699.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Bear Camp Coastal Route, Mature Douglas fir forests cover the higher elevations of this notoriously difficult scenic byway [Ask for #274.713.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Bear Camp Coastal Route, Mature Douglas fir forests cover the higher elevations of this notoriously difficult scenic byway [Ask for #274.713.]


The "notoriously difficult" Coastal Route (FS 23), is 35 miles of one-lane paved road, extremely twisting and steep, with heavy traffic in the summer. The return trip by state highway is 135 miles. In the winter, large snowdrifts make it impossible to follow, or even find, and people have died trying. Apart from that, there's no reason why you shouldn't be able to enjoy driving it with an ordinary passenger car.
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Bear Camp Coastal Route. Mature Douglas fir forests cover the higher elevations of this notoriously difficult scenic byway [Ask for #274.715.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Bear Camp Coastal Route. Mature Douglas fir forests cover the higher elevations of this notoriously difficult scenic byway [Ask for #274.715.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Bear Camp Coastal Route. Douglas fir forests line the higher elevations of this notoriously difficult scenic byway; this photo is of the high point, 4,750 ft, on Bear Camp Ridge [Ask for #274.719.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Bear Camp Coastal Route. Douglas fir forests line the higher elevations of this notoriously difficult scenic byway; this photo is of the high point, 4,750 ft, on Bear Camp Ridge [Ask for #274.719.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Rogue River Drainage, Hellgate Canyon. View of the Rogue River as it emerges from Hellgate Canyon [Ask for #274.733.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Rogue River Drainage, Hellgate Canyon. View of the Rogue River as it emerges from Hellgate Canyon [Ask for #274.733.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Agness Pass Area. View from the byway a short distance below Agness Pass towards the Rogue River Gorge [Ask for #274.755.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Agness Pass Area. View from the byway a short distance below Agness Pass towards the Rogue River Gorge [Ask for #274.755.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Powers Community. Swimming hole in the South Fork Coquille River, at a picnic area just south of Powers [Ask for #274.749.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Powers Community. Swimming hole in the South Fork Coquille River, at a picnic area just south of Powers [Ask for #274.749.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Powers Community, Orchard Park. A swimming hole on the South Fork Coquille River, in a rock-lined gorge. [Ask for #277.052.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Powers Community, Orchard Park. A swimming hole on the South Fork Coquille River, in a rock-lined gorge. [Ask for #277.052.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Illinois River Area. The Rogue River passes through a cliff-lined gorge; viewed from the byway [Ask for #274.786.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Illinois River Area. The Rogue River passes through a cliff-lined gorge; viewed from the byway [Ask for #274.786.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Lobster Creek Rec Area. A large outcrop in the river provides a swimming hole. [Ask for #274.796.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Lobster Creek Rec Area. A large outcrop in the river provides a swimming hole. [Ask for #274.796.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Powers Community, Pioneer Museum, a restored log cabin [Ask for #277.048.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Powers Community, Pioneer Museum, a restored log cabin [Ask for #277.048.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Powers Community. Self-portrait. Orchard Park. A park bench overlooks the swimming hole on the South Fork Coquille River, in a rock-lined gorge. [Ask for #277.057.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Powers Community. Self-portrait. Orchard Park. A park bench overlooks the swimming hole on the South Fork Coquille River, in a rock-lined gorge. [Ask for #277.057.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Elk Creek Falls, View of Elk Creek Falls, showing observation platform. [Ask for #277.059.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Elk Creek Falls, View of Elk Creek Falls, showing observation platform. [Ask for #277.059.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Elk Creek Falls. View of Elk Creek Falls. [Ask for #277.061.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Elk Creek Falls. View of Elk Creek Falls. [Ask for #277.061.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Glendale-Powers Road. A large Douglas fir in forests along the road [Ask for #277.067.]
OR: Coos County, Coast Range, Coquille River Drainage, Glendale-Powers Road. A large Douglas fir in forests along the road [Ask for #277.067.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Cilffs along the Rogue River, near the historic ranch [Ask for #278.305.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Cilffs along the Rogue River, near the historic ranch [Ask for #278.305.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest, Mountain view over clearcut [Ask for #278.196.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest, Mountain view over clearcut [Ask for #278.196.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest, Mountain view over clearcut [Ask for #278.197.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest, Mountain view over clearcut [Ask for #278.197.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.308.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.308.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.311.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.311.]
OR: South Coast Region, Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest, Rogue River Ranch, Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.312.]
OR: South Coast Region, Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest, Rogue River Ranch, Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.312.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.313.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.313.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.314.]
OR: Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Rogue River Ranch. Restored, historic ranch [Ask for #278.314.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Galice Area, Briggs Valley Recreation Area. Gravel road passes through meadows from a historic ranch on this site [Ask for #278.327.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Galice Area, Briggs Valley Recreation Area. Gravel road passes through meadows from a historic ranch on this site [Ask for #278.327.]
OR: South Coast Region, Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Rogue River Drainage, FS 25, Briggs Valley Recreation Area, Gravel road passes through meadows from a historic ranch on this site [Ask for #278.328.]
OR: South Coast Region, Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Rogue River Drainage, FS 25, Briggs Valley Recreation Area, Gravel road passes through meadows from a historic ranch on this site [Ask for #278.328.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Galice Area, Briggs Valley Recreation Area. Gravel road passes through meadows from a historic ranch on this site [Ask for #278.329.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Galice Area, Briggs Valley Recreation Area. Gravel road passes through meadows from a historic ranch on this site [Ask for #278.329.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Rogue River Drainage, Rogue River - Galice. Rogue River runs through a gorge; kayakers [Ask for #278.336.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Rogue River Drainage, Rogue River - Galice. Rogue River runs through a gorge; kayakers [Ask for #278.336.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Rogue River Drainage, Rogue River - Galice. A bridge curves over the Rogue River Gorge [Ask for #278.347.]
OR: Josephine County, Coast Mountains, Rogue River Drainage, Rogue River - Galice. A bridge curves over the Rogue River Gorge [Ask for #278.347.]

Map of the Rogue River Area

OR: South Coast Region, Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Map of the Rogue River Area [Ask for #990.157.]
OR: South Coast Region, Curry County, Coast Range, Rogue River Area, Map of the Rogue River Area [Ask for #990.157.]
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