Department of Transportation.
From rolling, oak-covered hills to towering coniferous forests; from roaring whitewater rapids to incised inter-canyon lava flows; the Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway invites you to experience 172 miles of diverse river and mountain landscapes. Drive alongside the Upper Rogue and North Umpqua Wild and Scenic Rivers, both of which contain world-class fisheries.
Getting to the Byway:
###From Eugene, OR### * Take I-5 south to Roseburg. * Get on OR-138 and go east through Roseburg to where the byway begins. ###From Medford, OR### * Take I-5 north to Gold Hill. * Get on OR-234 and go east through Gold Hill to where the byway begins.
Navigating the Byway:
* Starting in Roseburg, travel east on SR 138, passing through the towns of Glide and Idleyld Park. * Road enters the Umpqua National Forest. Turn south onto SR 230 through the town of Union Creek. * Forest boundary ends a few miles past Union Creek. Road turns into SR 62 just before the town of Prospect. * Continue southwest until reaching the town of Shady Cove. * SR 62 turns into SR 234 just before Gold Hill, where the byway ends.