Elk River

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Elk River

The Elk River drains from the Grassy Knob Wilderness and Copper-Salmon Wilderness and empties into the Pacific Ocean north of Port Orford and south of Cape Blanco. The Elk River is a nationally designated...[more]

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Directions

From Medford, take I-5 North to exit 55 US-199/Redwood Highway. Merge onto US-101/ Redwood Highway towards Crescent City. Near Jedediah-Smith Park, take the Highway 197 North junction towards Brookings and proceed north on US-101, which crosses Elk River approximately 3 miles north of Port Orford. Elk River can also be accessed from the Elk River Fish Hatchery. From US-101, turn right onto Elk River Road (County Road 208).
 

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