Point of Interest
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
Elk viewing area. The Bureau of Land Management maintains a series of pastures along Oregon Highway 38 that are a year-round residence for a herd of 60-100 Roosevelt elk. Elk are visible almost every day of the year!
If you've never seen elk in the wild, this is the place to do it. It's free of charge, not crowded, and offers a view of these majestic creatures against a gorgeous backdrop, with the serene Umpqua River behind you. Enjoy the beauty of seeing elk in their natural habitat. In our experience, it is…