Oregon

River County Reach Length (miles) Description Potential Classification ORVs Watershed (HUC Code 8) Year Listed/ Updated Other State
Alsea River Benton Mainstem from confluence of North and South Forks Alsea River to Siuslaw National Forest Boundary 17 Fisheries resource and recreational fishing opportunities are outstandingly remarkable. Recreational Fish, Recreational Alsea 1982/ 1993
Alsea River Lincoln Pacific Ocean to head of tide at RM 12 12 Fisheries resource and recreational fishing opportunities are outstandingly remarkable. Recreational Fish, Recreational Alsea 1982/ 1993
Alsea River Lincoln, Benton Mainstem from Siuslaw National Forest Boundary to head of tide at RM 12 19 Recreational Fish, Recreational Alsea 1982/ 1993
Alsea River, North Fork Lincoln, Benton Outlet of Klickitat Lake to confluence with Bailey Creek 11 Dense mature forest to steep rocky outcrops. Substantial population of resident cutthroat trout. Variety of animal species. Scenic Fish, Scenic, Wildlife Alsea 1993
Alsea River, North Fork Lincoln, Benton Confluence with Bailey Creek to confluence with Alsea River 5 Dense mature forest to steep rocky outcrops. Substantial population of resident cutthroat trout. Variety of animal species. Recreational Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Alsea 1993
Alsea River, South Fork Benton, Lane Headwaters in BLM Eugene District to confluence with Alsea River and Alsea River, North Fork 20 Alsea Falls one of largest falls on river of this size in region. Recreational Fish, Geologic, Recreational Alsea 1993
Antelope Creek Klamath Duncan Spring in Sec. 4, T.41 S., R.14.5 E. to backwater of Willow Valley Reservoir in Sec. 8, T.41 S., R.14.5 E. 2 38 prehistoric sites - Village site, lithic scatters, petroglyph panels, rock shelter, and hunting blind. Scenic Historic Lost 1993
Antelope Creek Klamath North Spring access road in Sec. 16, T.40 S., R.14.5 E. to bridge on CCC Road in Sec. 4, T.41 S., R.14.5 E. 5 One of largest prehistoric village sites found in upland area. Two petroglyph locations, rock cairns, hunting blind, and nine lithic scatters. Scenic Historic Lost 1993
Barnes Valley Creek Klamath BLM/U.S. Forest Servic boundary (Sec. 29, T.39 S., R.15 E.) to ford on CCC Road (Sec. 22, T.39 S., R.14 E.) 6 Steep basalt cliffs forming canyon walls. Provides both vegetative and geologic diversity. Scenic Scenic Lost 1993
Bear Creek Lane Headwaters in Sec. 18, T.16 S., R.3 E. to confluence with McKenzie River 4 Steelhead run is one of few remaining native, wild runs in McKenzie River Basin. Numerous other fish species. Wild Fish Mckenzie 1993
Boulder Creek Douglas Within Boulder Creek Wilderness 8 Wild Scenic North Umpqua 1993
Breitenbush River Marion Confluence of North and South Forks of Breitenbush River in NW 1/4 of Sec. 21, T.9 S., R.7 E., to Detroit Reservoir near Canyon Creek in NE 1/4 of Sec. 36, T.9 S., R.5 E., W.M. 10 Camping, fishing, commercial resort activities, kayaking, hiking, and recreational driving. Magnificent stands of "old growth"" timber heavy use by elk and deer and habitat areas for sensitive and threatened species." Recreational Recreational North Santiam 1982/ 1993
Breitenbush River, North Fork of North Fork Marion Breitenbush Lake to N. Fk. Breitenbush 4 Views of several meadows, lakes, and sub-alpine forest stands. Relatively young ecosystem due to past volcanic activity and glaciation, providing opportunities to observe early successional processes. Scenic Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Other North Santiam 1993
Breitenbush River, South Fork Marion Headwaters at Russell Lake in SW 1/4 of Sec. 11, T.10 S., R.8 E. to Wilderness Boundary 5 Clear waters flow from sub-alpine meadows to mature forest vegetation zones. Includes cascades and falls as enters steep walled canyon. Wild Scenic North Santiam 1993
Breitenbush River, South Fork Marion Wilderness boundary to confluence with Breitenbush River in NW 1/4 of Sec. 21, T.9 S., R.7 E., W.M. 6 Clear waters flow from sub-alpine meadows to mature forest vegetation zones. Includes cascades and falls as enters steep walled canyon. Scenic Scenic North Santiam 1993
Browns Creek Deschutes Springs in Sec. 30 to Wickiup Reservoir 2 Excellent spawning habitat for kokanee and excellent spawning and rearing habitat for brown trout. Recreational Fish Upper Deschutes 1993
Canton Creek Douglas U.S. Forest Service boundary between Sec. 31 and 36, T.25 S., R.1 E. and R.1 W. to confluence with Tin Cup Creek in Sec. 24, T.24 S., R.1 W. 11 Supports several native stocks of different species of fish. Recreational Fish North Umpqua 1993
Chetco River Curry Terminous of the Chetco WSR at the Siskiyou National Forest to the mouth 11 White sandbars in lower portion; flows through Redwood and other state parks. Important salmon and steelhead resource, with notable recent increases in steelhead runs. Fish, Geologic Chetco 1982
Chetco River, North Fork Curry Headwaters in Sec. 24, T.39 S., R.14 W. to confluence with mainstem of Chetco River in Sec. 35, T.40 S., R.13 W. 13 Spawning and rearing habitat for native chinook salmon and sea-run cutthroat trout. Northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet. Several major prehistoric sites. Recreational Cultural, Fish, Wildlife Chetco 1993
Clackamas River Clackamas River Mill Dam to Baker Bridge at Carver 15 Recreational Fish, Recreational Clackamas 1982/ 1993
Clackamas River, North Fork Clackamas Headwaters to confluence with Clackamas River at North Fork Reservoir 14 Presence of late winter run Coho, rare native stock of salmon Scenic Fish Clackamas 1993
Clackamas River, Oak Grove Fork Clackamas Timothy Lake Dam to Slackwater, Harriet Lake 10 Ecological/Botanical values due to largest recorded concentration of Corydalis aquae-gelidae, federal candidate species for listing as Threatened plant. Recreational Other Clackamas 1993
Coquille River, East Fork Coos Headwaters in Sec. 18, T.28 S., R.8 W. to confluence with NF Coquille River in Sec. 36, T.28 S., R.12 W. 35 Numerous waterfalls and unique sandstone rock formations. Native runs of coho, chinook salmon, steelhead, and sea-run cutthroat trout. Boating and fishing. Recreational Fish, Wildlife Coquille 1993
Coquille River, North Fork Coos Headwaters in Sec. 16, T.26 S., R.10 W. to confluence with SF Coquille River in Sec. 5, T.29 S., R.12 W. 55 Important strain of native coho salmon to reseed other tributaries. Undisturbed Douglas-fir dominated riparian zone that is optimum habitat for numerous wildlife. Major prehistoric Indian sites. Recreational Cultural, Fish, Wildlife Coquille 1993
Cow Creek Douglas West fork of Cow Creek (T. 32 S., R. 8 W., Sec 1.) to confluence with South Umpqa River (T. 30 S., R. 5 W., Sec. 19) 27 Supports fall Chinook, Coho salmon, winter steelhead and cutthroat. Recreation activities include recreational gold panning and dredging, fishing and swimming. Recreational Fish, Historic South Umpqua 1993
Crabtree Creek Linn Headwaters to Kiote Creek Road crossing 2 Rock outcrops and open spaces to dense, relatively undisturbed old-growth forest. Hiking, fishing, and studying nature. Variety of animal species Scenic Cultural, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other South Santiam 1993
Crescent Creek Klamath From Cresent Creek WSR boundary to confluence with the Little Deschutes River 7 Crescent Creek flows through generally flat, marshy valley and has many small, tight meanders. Both stream valleys are quite scenic, especially near the recent lava flows. Geologic, Scenic Little Deschutes 1982
Crooked River Jefferson Two segments: 1. Crooked River from North Fork Crooked River to Prineville reservoir and 2. In between the two Crooked River WSR segments 71 Main portions of river have a scenic canyon cut in volcanic rocks. Undulating canyon bottom and cliff-like canyon walls, some displaying prominent lava formations. Vegetation is sparse, but river generally flows through forested areas. Some boating use. Geologic, Scenic Upper Crooked 1982
Crooked River, South Fork Crook Bill Jake Hollow to confluence with Crooked River 26 Scenic Upper Crooked 1993
Crooked River, South Fork Crook Twelvemile Creek to Bill Jake Hollow 9 Wild Upper Crooked 1993
Crooked River, South Fork Crook Logan Reservoir to Twelvemile Creek 17 Recreational Upper Crooked 1993
Deschutes River Sherman, Wasco, Jefferson, Deschutes From WSR boundary near RM 171-2 at Section 13, T18S, R11E to WSR boundary at Odin Falls (RM 140) 31 Major, high volume river flowing largely through steep canyons displaying a variety of outstanding sedimentary and volcanic geological structures. Considerable fishing and recreational white-water and other boating, including several challenging Class III-IV runs. Important steelhead and salmon resource.' Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Upper Deschutes 1982
Deschutes River, Upper Deschutes Little Lava Lake to Crane Prairie Reservoir 9 Flows through variety of unusual landscapes such as "blue lagoon"" area ""meadows"" area and snow-capped mountain backdrops. Complex ground water system. Peak flows are delayed until mid-summer due to time required for snowmelt to work through volcanic pile." Recreational Geologic, Scenic, Other Upper Deschutes 1993
Drift Creek Lincoln Headwaters to Siuslaw National Forest Boundary 10 Pristine and undisturbed stream several sections of which contain scenic bedrock side-slopes and numerous small waterfalls. Potential habitat for northern spotted owl and bald eagle. Outstanding examples of Old growth western hemlock and Douglas fir. Recreational Fish Alsea 1993
Drift Creek Lincoln Siuslaw National Forest Boundary to confluence with Alsea River 20 Pristine and undisturbed stream several sections of which contain scenic bedrock side-slopes and numerous small waterfalls. Potential habitat for northern spotted owl and bald eagle. Outstanding examples of Old growth western hemlock and Douglas fir. Recreational Fish Alsea 1993
Drift Creek Lincoln Upstream crossing of eastern Forest boundary in Sec. 25, T.7 S., R.10 W. to Sampson Creek 3 Pristine and undisturbed stream several sections of which contain scenic bedrock side-slopes and numerous small waterfalls. Potential habitat for northern spotted owl and bald eagle. Outstanding examples of Old growth western hemlock and Douglas fir. Recreational Scenic, Wildlife, Other Alsea 1993
Drift Creek Lincoln Sampson Creek to downstream crossing of western Forest boundary in Sec. 6, T.8 S., R.10 W. 12 Pristine and undisturbed stream several sections of which contain scenic bedrock side-slopes and numerous small waterfalls. Potential habitat for northern spotted owl and bald eagle. Outstanding examples of Old growth western hemlock and Douglas fir. Scenic Scenic, Wildlife, Other Alsea 1993
Fall Creek Lincoln Headwaters to confluence with Alsea River 12 Recreational Fish Alsea 1993
Fall River Deschutes Headwaters to Deschutes River 11 Based upon overall combination of substantial values was given rating of outstanding. Excellent example of full river bubbling out of ground at virtually one location. Important spawning area for Deschutes River fish. Recreational Other Upper Deschutes 1993
Fish Creek Lane Headwaters in Sec. 22, T.16 S., R.7 W. to confluence with Lake Creek 6 Potential anadromous fishing habitat. Contains spring chinook, winter and summer steelhead, and winter run coho salmon. Recreational Fish Siuslaw 1993
Greenleaf Creek Lane Headwaters in Sec. 2, T.16 S., R.8 W. to confluence with Lake Creek in Sec. 2, T.17 S., R.8 W. 8 High populations of steelhead and unique resident cutthroat trout subspecies. Recreational Fish Siuslaw 1993
Hood River, East Fork Hood River Umbrella Falls to Highway 35 2 One of very few true wet meadow complexes of that size and integrity in region. Important for wildlife habitat and hydrology. Scenic Other Middle Columbia-Hood 1993
Hood River, Middle Fork Hood River Confluence Clear and Coe Branches to Forest boundary 1 High potential for interpreting volcanic processes. Rough, jagged , and cindery surfaces of lava beds. Unique reestablishment of vegetative cover on lava flow. Scenic Geologic, Recreational, Other Middle Columbia-Hood 1993
Jack Creek Jefferson Source in NE 1/4 of Sec. 1, T.13 S., R.8 E. to confluence with Metolius 5 Excellent riparian vegetation and stream bank conditions. Accounts for highest level of spawning bull trout adults within Metolius Basin. Recreational Fish Upper Deschutes 1993
John Day River Grant From Ingle Creek downstream to Service Creek 82 Long river system affording ample recreational and scenic opportunities; including Picture Gorge area, a spectacular canyon. Still accessible to anadromous fish- steelhead and salmon resource. Supports kayaking, rafting, and canoeing, especially during spring run-off. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Upper John Day 1982
John Day River, North Fork Grant, Umatilla From downstream end of North Fork John Day WSR at Camas Creek to its confluence with John Day River 57 Long, undeveloped portion of major river system. Still accessible to anadromous fish- potential steelhead and salmon resource. Highly scenic canyon region. Area provides for many back-country opportunities. Fish, Recreational, Other North Fork John Day 1982
Joseph Creek Wallowa (Asotin, WA) 2 segments: 1. Headwaters to upstream end of Joseph Creek WSR boundary and 2. From the downstream end of the Josesh Creek WSR at the Forest Boundary to the confluence with the Grande Ronde River 36 Deeply incised, fixed channel meandering river. Superlative example of rejuvenated stream erosion process; classic example of "gooseneck"" meanders. Ancestral home of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Indians." Geologic, Historic Lower Grande Ronde 1982 WA
Kilchis River Tillamook Confluence of North Fork Kilchis River and South Fork Kilchis River to Tillamock Bay 16 Recreational Fish, Recreational Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1993
Little Deschutes River Deschutes Deschutes National Forest boundary to confluence with Deschutes River 62 Recreational Geologic Upper Deschutes 1982/ 1993
Little Deschutes River Deschutes From the WSR boundary at north section line of section 12, T.26S. R.7E to the Deshutes National Forest Boundary 29 Major, high volume river flowing largely through steep canyons displaying a variety of outstanding sedimentary and volcanic geological structures. Considerable fishing and recreational white-water and other boating, including several challenging Class III-IV runs. Important steelhead and salmon resource.' Geologic Upper Deschutes 1982
Little Luckiamute River Polk Headwaters to confluence with Luckiamute River 27 Recreational Other Upper Willamette 1993
Little Nestucca River Tillamook, Yamhill, Polk Entire length 20 Small, short coastal stream flowing through densely vegetated area. Salmon and steelhead fishery. Ends in Nestucca Bay, a prime estuarine habitat. Fish Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982
Little North Santiam River Marion Willamette National Forest Boundary to confluence with North Santiam River 17 Recreational Fish, Recreational, Scenic North Santiam 1993
Lobster Creek Benton Confluence with SF Lobster Creek to confluence with Bear Creek (Secs. 15, 22, 26, 27, 35 and 36, T.15 S., R.8 W.) 5 Exceptionally high quality spawning habitat for important anadromous fish species. Recreational Fish Alsea 1993
Lobster Creek Benton Bear Creek to confluence with Five Rivers 17 Exceptionally high quality spawning habitat for important anadromous fish species. Recreational Fish Alsea 1993
Lostine River Wallowa From the Lostine WSR boundary at the Wallowa National FS boundary to its mouth 14 Exceptionally clear, straight stream flowing through an excellent example of a glacial U-shaped valley. Drainage area includes portions of the Eagle Cap Wilderness, and provides fine views out to the flatter Wallowa Valley Geologic, Scenic Wallowa 1982
Luckiamute River Polk Headwaters to confluence with Willamette River 61 Recreational Cultural, Other Upper Willamette 1993
Malheur River Malheur Malheur Forest boundary to WSA S. boundary 4 Outstanding primitive values and opportunity for solitude. Landform of canyons and flat plateaus. Wild Scenic, Other Upper Malheur 1993
Marten Creek Lane Headwaters in Sec. 18, T.17 S., R.3 E. to confluence with McKenzie River 7 Fish production for steelhead, chinook, sculpins, cutthroat, and rainbow trout. Recreational Fish Mckenzie 1993
McKenzie River Lane Sec. 2, T.17 S., R.3 E. to Goodpasture Bridge 12 Many osprey nest sites. Population of native rainbow and cutthroat trout. Fishing and white water rafting. Eagle Rock, a landmark that protrudes from south bank. Recreational Fish, Recreational, Scenic Mckenzie 1982/ 1993
McKenzie River Lane, Linn From the McKenzie WSR boundary at Scott Creek downstream to McKenzie Bridge, OR 8 Excellent scenic and fishing resource, containing stands of old growth Douglas Fir. Popular boating river. High salmon and steelhead potential. Flows past hot springs area. Fish, Recreational, Scenic Mckenzie 1982
Miller Creek Klamath Gerber Dam in Sec. 12, T.39 S., R.13 E. to mouth of canyon at Goodlow Rim in Sec. 33, T.39 S., R.13 E. 6 Flows through steep, narrow canyon, which is a predominant geologic feature in Gerber Plateau region covered with colorful lichens. Scenic Scenic Lost 1993
Minam River Wallowa, Union Minam WSR boundary at Eagle Cap Wilderness boundary to confluence with the Grande Ronde River 9 Exceptionally high scenic qualities while flowing through a diverse landscape; recreational boating, hiking, fishing and camping. Drains part of Eagle Cap Wilderness. Exceptionally clear water provides fine rafting and kayaking opportunities in springtime. Fish, Recreational, Scenic Wallowa 1982
Molalla River Clackamas Confluence with Table Rock Fork Molalla River to confluence with NF Molalla River 13 Deep, clear pools to riffles and cascading whitewater. Hiking, fishing, dispersed camping, picnicking, and waterplay. Horizontal columnar basalt rosettes. Recreational Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Molalla-Pudding 1993
Molalla River, Table Rock Fork Clackamas Headwaters to confluence with Molalla River 13 Recreational Cultural Molalla-Pudding 1993
Nehalem River Washington, Columbia, Clatsop, Tillamook Headwaters to confluence with Nehalem Bay 124 Long, major coastal river; some meanders and occasional floodplain area. Salmon and steelhead resource; mouth at Nehalem Bay has large tidal area and other estuarine features. Recreational Fish, Recreational Nehalem 1982/ 1993
Nestucca River Tillamook, Yamhill Zone of tidal influence to mouth 8 High flow coastal stream with large flood plain in the lower reaches; some meandering. Very important steelhead and salmon resource. Upper portion quite undeveloped Wide variety of anadromous and resident fish. Highest producing steelhead stream in Oregon and one of the top producers of salmon. Recreational Fish, Recreational Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982/ 1993
Nestucca River Tillamook, Yamhill RM 15, town of Beaver to RM 7 9 High flow coastal stream with large flood plain in the lower reaches; some meandering. Very important steelhead and salmon resource. Upper portion quite undeveloped Wide variety of anadromous and resident fish. Highest producing steelhead stream in Oregon and one of the top producers of salmon. Recreational Fish, Recreational Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982/ 1993
Nestucca River Tillamook, Yamhill RM 26, above confluence of Limestone Creek to RM 15 11 High flow coastal stream with large flood plain in the lower reaches; some meandering. Very important steelhead and salmon resource. Upper portion quite undeveloped Wide variety of anadromous and resident fish. Highest producing steelhead stream in Oregon and one of the top producers of salmon. Recreational Fish, Recreational Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982/ 1993
Nestucca River Tillamook, Yamhill RM 35, National Forest/BLM property boundary to RM 26 9 High flow coastal stream with large flood plain in the lower reaches; some meandering. Very important steelhead and salmon resource. Upper portion quite undeveloped Wide variety of anadromous and resident fish. Highest producing steelhead stream in Oregon and one of the top producers of salmon. Recreational Fish, Recreational Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982/ 1993
Nestucca River Tillamook, Yamhill RM 47, lower end of Old Meadow Lake to RM 35 14 High flow coastal stream with large flood plain in the lower reaches; some meandering. Very important steelhead and salmon resource. Upper portion quite undeveloped Wide variety of anadromous and resident fish. Highest producing steelhead stream in Oregon and one of the top producers of salmon. Recreational Fish, Recreational Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982/ 1993
New River Coos Outlet of Floras Lake in Sec. 8, T.31 S., R.15 W. to confluence with Pacific Ocean north of Four Mile Creek in Sec. 35, T.29 S., R.15 W. 8 Parallels Pacific Ocean and confined only by sand substrate. Wild chinook salmon and several federally threatened wildlife species. Several major Native American village sites. Scenic Fish, Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Sixes 1993
Opal Creek Marion Headwaters at Opal Lake in Sec. 17, T.9 S., R.5 E. to confluence with Battle Axe Creek in SW 1/4 of Sec. 28, T.8 S., R.5 E., W.M. near Jawbone Flats mining millsite 4 Moves through dense stand of old-growth Douglas-fir with predominant understory of vine maple. Stable sculpted bedrock creates many deep, blue-green pools, rapids, and waterfalls. Wild Geologic, Scenic, Other North Santiam 1993
Paulina Creek Deschutes RM 3.6 Forest Boundary to Paulina Lake 9 Contains Newberry caldera, one of largest quaternary volcanoes in continuous United States. Exceptional and awe inspiring falls. Recreational Geologic, Scenic Little Deschutes 1993
Pistol River, South Fork Douglas Headwaters in Sec. 11, T.39 S., R.13 W. to confluence with Pistol River in Sec. 19, T.38 S., R.13 W. 12 Spawning and rearing habitat for steelhead and sea-run cutthroat trout. Marbled murrelet and northern spotted owl, federally listed or proposed as special status species. Recreational Fish, Wildlife Chetco 1993
Quartzville Creek Linn Unnamed creek west of Bruler Creek to Forest boundary. 8 Rapid current flows through large exposed boulders, cascading into deep pools. Stocked fishery of rainbow trout. Rich in mining history and prehistoric sites. Osprey nests and pine marten habitat areas. Recreational Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife South Santiam 1993
Quartzville Creek Linn Headwaters in Sec. 35, NE of NW, T.11 S., R.5 E.,to unnamed creek west of Bruler Creek 5 Rapid current flows through large exposed boulders, cascading into deep pools. Stocked fishery of rainbow trout. Rich in mining history and prehistoric sites. Osprey nests and pine marten habitat areas. Recreational Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife South Santiam 1993
Sandy River Multnomah, Clackamas Marmot Dam to the East boundary of Sec. 36, T. 1S, R. 4E, near Dodge Park 12 Recreational Cultural, Fish, Recreational, Scenic Lower Columbia-Sandy 1993
Sandy River Multnomah, Clackamas Mt. Hood National Forest Boundary to Marmot Dam 13 Recreational Cultural, Fish, Recreational Lower Columbia-Sandy 1993
Santiam River, Little North Fork Marion Headwaters at confluence of Battle Axe and Opal Creeks in SW 1/4 of Sec. 28, T.8 S., R.5 E. to Forest boundary near community of Elkhorn in NE 1/4 of Sec. 32, R.8 S., R.4 E. 10 Steep and deeply cut canyon walls. Sculptured bedrock creates many clear pools, rapids and waterfalls. Historic mining district where recreational miners still pan for gold. Scenic Geologic, Historic, Scenic North Santiam 1993
Santiam River, Middle Linn Willamette National Forest boundary to slack water in Green Peter Reservoir 8 Recreational Cultural, Other South Santiam 1993
Santiam River, Middle Linn F.R. 2041 to Western Forest Boundary 6 Large, high density stands of old-growth timber. Spectacular scenery. Excellent trout fishery. Outstanding opportunities for geological interpretation involving large land flows. Wild Fish, Geologic, Scenic South Santiam 1993
Santiam River, Middle Linn Sec. 36, T.12 S., R.5 E. to Forest Road (F.R.) 2041 2 Large, high density stands of old-growth timber. Spectacular scenery. Excellent trout fishery. Outstanding opportunities for geological interpretation involving large land flows. Scenic Fish, Geologic, Scenic South Santiam 1993
Santiam River, North Linn Mehema to confluence with South Santiam River 26 Recreational Fish, Recreational South Santiam 1993
Santiam River, North Linn Big Cliff Dam to Mehema 19 Fish and wildlife resource, particularly salmon and steelhead; recreational boating. Old growth stands of Douglas Fir. Scenic Fish, Recreational, Scenic South Santiam 1982/ 1993
Santiam River, South Linn Confluence with Squaw Creek and Seven Mile Creek where enters Forest Service land in Sec. 5, T.14 S., R.5 E., downstream to western forest boundary 15 Fish and wildlife resource, particularly salmon and steelhead; recreational boating. Old growth stands of Douglas Fir. Recreational Fish, Historic, Scenic, Wildlife South Santiam 1993
Sevenmile Creek Linn Headwaters of Sevenmile Creek at edge of clearcut in NE 1/4 of Sec. 13, T.14 S., R.5 E. downstream to where stream enters private land in Sec. 9, T.14 S., R.5 E. 6 Flows through old-growth forest, with steep side canyons and cascading water falls. Native fishing and habitat for elk as well as old growth dependent species such as Pine Marten. Historic Old Santiam Wagon Road parallels most of river. Wild Fish, Historic, Scenic, Wildlife South Santiam 1993
Sharps Creek Lane Clark Creek to confluence with Row River 11 Fishing, camping, swimming, and recreational mining. Recreational Recreational Coast Fork Willamette 1993
Siletz River Lincoln Confluence of North and South Forks Siletz River to confluence with Siletz Bay 67 Meandering coastal river with some floodplain in the lower reaches. Very interesting, heavily dissected topography with associated dense drainage pattern in the upper section. Very important and increasing steelhead and salmon resource Recreational Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Siletz-Yaquina 1982/ 1993
Siletz River, North Fork Lincoln Headwaters to confluence with South Fork Siletz River 11 Scenic Fish, Wildlife, Other Siletz-Yaquina 1993
Siltcoose River Lane International Paper Company Dam to Pacific Ocean 1 An unusual geologic occurrence- a river in a sand dune complex. Threatened and endangered species and habitat including the snowy plover. Also supports a wide range of special interest/watchable wildlife. Recreational Geologic, Wildlife Siltcoos 1993
Siuslaw River Lane Wildcat Creek Launch Site to Clay Creek Campground 22 One of this Region's most important anadromous fisheries. Recreational Fish Siuslaw 1982/ 1993
Siuslaw River Lane Clay Creek Campground to Siuslaw Falls 32 One of this Region's most important anadromous fisheries. Recreational Fish Siuslaw 1982/ 1993
Siuslaw River Lane Siuslaw Falls to junction of North and South Fork 11 One of this Region's most important anadromous fisheries. Recreational Fish Siuslaw 1982/ 1993
Siuslaw River Lane Confluence of Lake Creek to launch site at Wildcat Creek 15 One of this Region's most important anadromous fisheries. Recreational Fish Siuslaw 1982/ 1993
Siuslaw River, North Fork Lane Headwaters to junction of North and South Forks 5 One of this Region's most important anadromous fisheries Fish Siuslaw 1982/ 1993
Siuslaw River, South Fork Lane Junction of North and South Forks to source of South Fork 10 One of this Region's most important anadromous fisheries. Recreational Fish Siuslaw 1982/ 1993
Smith River Douglas Confluence with South Fork of Smith River (Sec. 31, T.20 S., R.6 W.) to western boundary of district in Sec. 6, T. 21 S., R. 7 W. 17 Resident and anadromous fish. Recreational Fish, Historic Umpqua 1982/ 1993
Smith River Douglas District boundary in Sec. 6, T.21 S., R.7 W. to confluence with Umpqua River in Sec. 35, T.21 S., R.12 W. 62 Numerous waterfalls and unique sandstone rock formations. Runs of coho, chinook salmon, steelhead, and sea-run cutthroat trout. Bald eagles and northern spotted owls. Recreational Fish, Wildlife Umpqua 1993
Smith River, North Fork Douglas Eastern Forest boundary downstream to confluence with Jump Creek 3 Has North Fork Falls and Lower Kentucky Falls. Flat bedrock riverbed with many groves of old-growth conifers and moss-covered, overhanging maples along banks. Four wild runs of anadromous fish and wild resident cutthroat trout. Multiple nest sites of northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet (threatened and endangered species). Recreational Fish, Scenic, Wildlife Umpqua 1993
Smith River, North Fork Douglas Confluence with Jump Creek downstream to point where crosses east section line of Sec. 36, T.19 S., R.10 W. 7 Has North Fork Falls and Lower Kentucky Falls. Flat bedrock riverbed with many groves of old-growth conifers and moss-covered, overhanging maples along banks. Four wild runs of anadromous fish and wild resident cutthroat trout. Multiple nest sites of northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet (threatened and endangered species). Scenic Fish, Scenic, Wildlife Umpqua 1993
Smith River, North Fork Douglas East section line of Sec. 36, T.19 S., R.10 W. downstream to point where crosses south section line of Sec. 32, T.19 S., R.10 W. 10 Has North Fork Falls and Lower Kentucky Falls. Flat bedrock riverbed with many groves of old-growth conifers and moss-covered, overhanging maples along banks. Four wild runs of anadromous fish and wild resident cutthroat trout. Multiple nest sites of northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet (threatened and endangered species). Recreational Fish, Scenic, Wildlife Umpqua 1993
Sprague River and North Fork Lake, Klamath The North Fork from the terminous of the WSR reach; and then the mainstem from the confluence of the North Fork downstream to the confluence with the Williamson River 105 North Fork begins in a series of wide meadows, flows through long undeveloped canyon regions and empties into the Sprague River Valley Marsh. Lower portion displays wide floodplain characteristics, with tight meanders and numerous channels and islands. Good early season trout fishery Fish, Geologic, Scenic Sprague 1982
Squaw Creek, Lower Jefferson Crooked River National Grassland boundary to confluence with Deschutes River 8 Spectacular canyon scenery. Excellent fishery. Important deer winter range and unique semiprimitive recreational opportunities. Scenic Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Upper Deschutes 1993
Steamboat Creek Douglas, Lane Siwash Creek to Little Falls 3 Presence of large, wild population of summer steelhead which is rare in Oregon and western U.S. A number of archeologic sites that will contribute to understanding of the region's chronology, cultural relationships and settlement/subsistence patterns. Scenic Fish, Historic North Umpqua 1982/ 1993
Steamboat Creek Douglas, Lane Little Falls to confluence with North Umpqua River 1 Presence of large, wild population of summer steelhead which is rare in Oregon and western U.S. A number of archeologic sites that will contribute to understanding of the region's chronology, cultural relationships and settlement/subsistence patterns. Recreational Fish, Historic North Umpqua 1982/ 1993
Steamboat Creek Douglas, Lane Source of East Fork Steamboat Creek in the middle of Sec 1, T.24S., R.2E. to the confluence of Steamboat Creek and Siwash Creek 20 Presence of large, wild population of summer steelhead which is rare in Oregon and western U.S. A number of archeologic sites that will contribute to understanding of the region's chronology, cultural relationships and settlement/subsistence patterns. Recreational Fish, Historic North Umpqua 1982/ 1993
Takenitch Creek Douglas Below small dam at outlet of Takenitch Lake in Section 29, T.20S., R.12W. to Pacific Ocean. 3 Scenery is diverse, striking and attractive with views of distant and nearby sand dunes. Opportunity for semiprimitive recreation and solitude unique to Oregon Coast. An unusual geologic occurrence- a river in a sand dune complex. Threatened and endangered species and habitat including the snowy plover. Also supports a wide range of special interest/watchable wildlife. Wild Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Siltcoos 1993
Tenmile Creek Coos Outlet of Tenmile Lake to sewage treatment plant 1 Large estuary, active dunes spilling into creek, and dramatic views of distant sand dunes. Unusual occurrence of stream flowing through rare geologic feature- coastal sand dune complex. Highly productive salt marsh ecosystem supports a variety of wildlife species, including some of which are threatened and endangered. Recreational Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Coos 1993
Tenmile Creek Coos Highway 101 Bridge to day use parking lot in Spinreel Campground 1 Large estuary, active dunes spilling into creek, and dramatic views of distant sand dunes. Unusual occurrence of stream flowing through rare geologic feature- coastal sand dune complex. Highly productive salt marsh ecosystem supports a variety of wildlife species, including some of which are threatened and endangered. Scenic Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Coos 1993
Tenmile Creek Coos Day use parking lot in Spinreel Campground to mouth 2 Large estuary, active dunes spilling into creek, and dramatic views of distant sand dunes. Unusual occurrence of stream flowing through rare geologic feature- coastal sand dune complex. Highly productive salt marsh ecosystem supports a variety of wildlife species, including some of which are threatened and endangered. Wild Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Coos 1993
Tenmile Creek Coos Sewage treatment plant in Lakeside to Highway 101 bridge 1 Large estuary, active dunes spilling into creek, and dramatic views of distant sand dunes. Unusual occurrence of stream flowing through rare geologic feature- coastal sand dune complex. Highly productive salt marsh ecosystem supports a variety of wildlife species, including some of which are threatened and endangered. Scenic Geologic, Scenic, Wildlife Coos 1993
Trask River Tillamook Confluence of North Fork Trask River and South Fork Trask River to Tillamook Bay 19 Recreational Fish, Recreational Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982/ 1993
Trask River, North Fork Washington Confluence of North Fork of the North Fork Trask River and Middle Fork of the North Fork Trask River to confluence with Trask River 12 Recreational Fish, Scenic Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982/ 1993
Trask River, South Fork Washington Headwaters to confluence with Trask River 9 Recreational Fish Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1982/ 1993
Tualatin River Washington Confluence of Sunday Creek to confluence with Willamette River 80 Recreational Cultural Middle Willamette 1993
Umpqua River Douglas Confluence with North Umpqua River at River Forks (T. 26 S., R. 6 W., between Secs 31 & 32) to Elkton (T. 22 S., R. 7 W., Sec. 19). 64 Supports outstanding anadromous and warm water fishery values. Osprey and eagle wildlife viewing opportunities. Recreational Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Umpqua 1982/ 1993
Umpqua River Douglas Elkton to approximately four miles above Scottsburg, OR 16 Major high flow meandering coastal river displaying some entrenchment and locally developed flood plains. Important steelhead and salmon river; recreational boating. Fish, Recreational Umpqua 1982/ 1993
Umpqua River, South Douglas Tiller (T. 30 S., R. 2 W, Sec. 33) to confluence with North Umpqua River at River Forks (T. 26 S., R. 6W, between Secs 31 & 32). 75 Supports outstanding fishery related recreation. Eleven National Register Sites along river town sites. Recreational Fish, Historic South Umpqua 1993
Walker Creek Yamhill Headwaters to confluence with Nestucca River 3 Relative scarcity of high-elevation wetland areas of this type. Presence of proposed threatened Sidalcea nelsoniana. Recreational Other Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1993
Wassen Creek Douglas Headwaters at Wassen Lake in Sec. 17, T.21 S., R.9 W. to USFS boundary with Smith River in Sec. 11, T.21 S., R.10 W. 5 Ecology of stream corridor is nearly pristine. Many old-growth dependent wildlife species. Habitat of bald eagles Recreational Fish, Wildlife, Other Umpqua 1993
Wassen Creek Douglas Eastern Forest boundary downstream to point where stream crosses east section line of NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Sec. 16, RM 5.15 8 Numerous ledges and waterfalls. Opportunities for semiprimitive nonmotorized recreation. Spotted owl nest sites within or near area. Outstanding ecology. Wild Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Umpqua 1993
Wassen Creek Douglas RM 5.15 downstream to confluence with Smith River 5 Numerous ledges and waterfalls. Opportunities for semiprimitive nonmotorized recreation. Spotted owl nest sites within or near area. Outstanding ecology. Recreational Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Umpqua 1993
Whittaker Creek Lane Headwaters in Sec. 13, T.19 S., R.9 W. to confluence with Siuslaw River in Sec. 21, T.18 S., R.9 W. 6 Very large late run of chinook. Recreational Fish Siuslaw 1993
Willamette River Benton, Polk, Yamhill, Washington Lane County line to confluence with Columbia River 168 Recreational Cultural, Fish, Recreational, Wildlife, Other Middle Willamette 1982/ 1993
Willamette River, Middle Fork Lane, Douglas Timpanogas Lake in NW 1/4 of Sec. 15, T.25 S., R.5 E. to confluence with Echo Creek in SW 1/4 of Sec. 16, T.24 S., R.4 E. 12 500 plus foot set of waterfalls and cascades, gorge of 100 plus feet in height, numerous rock outcrops, cliffs, and islands. District's most diverse ecological/biological site at Big Swamp. Recreational Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Middle Fork Willamette 1993
Willamette River, Middle Fork Lane, Douglas Confluence with Echo Creek in SW 1/4 of Sec. 16, T.24 S., R.4 E. to slack water at Hills Creek Reservoir in SW 1/4 of Sec. 4, T.23 S., R.3 E. 14 500 plus foot set of waterfalls and cascades, gorge of 100 plus feet in height, numerous rock outcrops, cliffs, and islands. District's most diverse ecological/biological site at Big Swamp. Recreational Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife, Other Middle Fork Willamette 1993
Williamson River Klamath From the south boundary of Klamath Marsh downstream to Chiloquin, OR 30 River channel winds over flat, grassy plains, interspersed with lava rock canyons and open Ponderosa pine forests; drains Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. Important rainbow trout fishery Fish, Geologic Williamson 1982
Wilson River Tillamook Confluence with North Fork Wilson River to Tillamook Bay 30 Recreational Fish, Recreational, Wildlife Wilson-Trusk-Nestuccu 1993
Yamhill River, South Yamhill, Polk Confluence of Ead and Pierce Creeks to confluence with North Yamhill River 64 Recreational Cultural, Other Yamhill 1993
Yaquina River Lincoln Headwaters to confluence with Yaquina Bay 54 Recreational Fish Siletz-Yaquina 1993
ZigZag River Clackamas Wilderness boundary to Sandy River 9 Historical sites such as Barlow Road which was last overland link of Oregon Trail. Number of structures and two campgrounds built in early 1930's as part of CCC programs. Recreational Cultural, Historic Lower Columbia-Sandy 1993

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