North Umpqua Trail (Deer Leap Segment) -
Named after a volcanic plug that rises 1500-feet above the river, this trail segment follows high along the canyon rim. At the western end, you'll pass by the Soda Springs Dam and Reservoir, then cross Medicine and Slide Creeks. Look for a great view from an open bluff 500 feet above the North Umpqua River.
The Deer Leap Segment of the North Umpqua Trail is 9.6 miles long and rated more difficult. The trail is open to foot, horse and bicycle use and gains 710 feet in elevation.
Directions from Roseburg: Western Trailhead) Travel east on Highway 138 and turn onto Forest Service Road 4775; then immediately turning left onto Forest Service Road 4775-011. The Soda Springs Trailhead is at milepost 1.3, between Soda Springs Dam and Soda Springs Power House. A parking area is available for up to three horse trailers and up to three standard vehicles. The actual trail is accessed from parking area by following Road 4775-011 1.2 miles west, past the power house. Parking and trailhead location are separated by a primitive road.Eastern Trailhead) Travel east on Highway 138 to Forest Service Road 34. Follow 34 north and the Toketee Lake trailhead is 0.2 miles south of 34 and on the right side of Toketee Lake Campground. Parking is available for up to 8 vehicles and up to 5 horse trailers. Restroom facilities are located at campground and boat launch area. Camping is available nearby (horses are not allowed in this campground) but no water is available.
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North Umpqua Trail (Deer Leap Segment)
OR 97447 US