Winchuck provides a parking area and access to the Winchuck River and ocean beach for fishing, exploring, clamming, strolling, photographing seascapes and observing marine life.
There is a multi-agency effort to restore a 1.2-acre estuary at the mouth of the Winchuck River. The estuary was carved from an upland portion of the 6.8-acre Winchuck State Recreation Site.
Besides benefiting many aquatic species with an enhanced habitat, the project will improve the Winchuck site by opening a larger area of the beach and improving viewpoints. Trail improvements and more landscaping are planned as soon as weather permits.
The Rainbow Plaza Boat Launch is located in downtown Reedsport 9 river miles from the mouth of the Umpqua River. The launch is recently-renovated and includes increased parking, upgraded launch and docks, restroom facilities, a boat wash, and a fish...