The Omnibus Oregon Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1988 designated 44.5 miles of the Chetco River as wild and scenic, from its headwaters in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness down to the Rogue River-Siskiyou...[more]
From Medford, take I-5 North to exit 55 US-199/Redwood Hwy. Merge onto US-101/ Redwood Hwy towards Crescent City. Near Jedediah-Smith Park, take the Hwy 197 North junction towards Brookings and proceed north on US-101, which crosses the Chetco River in Brookings. Take a left on North Bank Road to access the river via Loeb State Park. North Bank Road turns into Forest Service Road 1376 which accesses the Forest Service campgrounds, launch points, and day use areas.
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