Rogue River - Grave Creek to Foster Bar



The Rogue River is located in southwestern Oregon and flows 215 miles from Crater Lake to the Pacific Ocean. The 84 mile, Congressionally designated "National Wild and Scenic" portion of the Rogue begins 7 miles west of Grants Pass and ends 11 miles east of Gold Beach.  The Wild  section of the  Rogue, which is 36 mile, is permitted by the Bureau of Land Management from May15 to October 15, but the river is generally run-able all year.  The lottery occurs December 1 to January 31 cancellations are given over the phone starting May 5. The Rogue flows through the Siskiyou mountains and is considered a premier fishing river.  It is considered to be a class III+ river the major rapids are Rainie falls and Blossom Bar.   Rainie has a small by-pass channel known as the fish ladder, Blosom is a complex rapid that is a mandatory scout.

There are several wilderness lodges on the Rogue so you can do a late season fishing trip.  The lodges are heavily used by outfitters so be sure to inquire months in advance if you wish to do a lodge trip. 


Mary Zuschlag
Class III to IV
Current Flow 3590.0 CFS
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Recommended Flow Minimum: 700.0
Average: 1500.0
Maximum: 35000.0
Typical Season Begins: January
Ends: December
Recommended Use Kayaking: Yes
Rafting: Yes
Canoeing: Yes
Packrafting: No
Fishing: Yes
Length 36.0 Mile(s)
Gradient 33.0 FPM