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     City of Canyonville                                                    City Press Release

250 N Main, Canyonville, OR 97417
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   Canyonville Acclimation Pond
A cooperative project between ODFW, Umpqua Fishermen’s Association and the City of Canyonville, the Canyonville Acclimation Pond along Canyon Creek is a busy place for a good part of the year.  While the property is owned by ODFW and the city controls the water source, volunteers from the Umpqua Fishermen’s Association accomplish the day-to-day tasks.  The facility acclimates 60,000 winter steelhead annually that contribute to the fishery in the mainstream and South Umpqua rivers. After those fish are released into Canyon Creek between February and April, the hatchery hosts 300,000 fall Chinook salmon fry, where they are fin clipped — often by local students — then released into the Calapooya River system by early summer.  The volunteers also run an active fishing and aquatic conservation education program and host about 400 students each year.
     

 1996 marks the 150th anniversary of the Applegate Today, Interstate 5 and Highway 66 travel the same route. The Applegate was designated a National Historic Trail by the US Congress on August 3, 1992. Known as the southern route of the Oregon Trial, the Applegate Trail provided an alternative for settlers who wanted to avoid the perils of the Columbia River.
 We invite you to immerse yourself in the mysteries of the ocean. The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a world-class marine educational attraction nestled on beautiful Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon. The Aquarium is a living classroom for all learning styles and ages.
 CRC is a non-profit nature center and wildlife hospital founded in 1987. In its first few years, the educational programs of the Raptor Center only took birds to schools and public events, but in early 1994, CRC moved to its current location on a wooded hillside in southeast Eugene and opened to the public.
 Rugged pioneers armed with only hand tools, sweat and ambition began building covered bridges in Oregon during the mid-1850's.
  Crater Lake has inspired people for thousands of years. No place else on earth combines a deep, pure lake, so blue in color; sheer surrounding cliffs, almost two thousand feet high; two picturesque islands; and a violent volcanic past. It is a place of immeasurable beauty, and an outstanding outdoor laboratory and classroom.
 Douglas County welcomes you to visit Diamond Lake, the nicest place in the Cascades. Fishing, swimming, camping, horseback riding, hiking, and hunting are popular throughout the summer and fall; while snowmobiling, Nordic and Alpine skiing, inner tubing and sled dog racing provide enjoyment throughout the winter and Spring.
 The Umpqua River, is one of America's premier fishing rivers. Originating at Diamond Lake in the Cascade Mountains, the Umpqua flows through the Oregon Coast Range to meet the Pacific Ocean near Reedsport Oregon. The river contains a variety of fish species and supports year-round fishing. Boat ramps are numerous all along the length of the lower river. The upper two forks of the Umpqua River east of Roseburg are also popular for fishing
 Rock Creek Fish Hatchery raise spring chinook salmon, steelhead and rainbow trout year round. Small fish to adult fish can be viewed at the hatchery, as well as feeding adult rainbow trout in a holding pond.
  The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife maintains a fish counting station at Winchester Dam, located approximately 118 river miles from the Pacific Ocean, near the town of Roseburg on the North Umpqua River.
 The Galesville Reservoir is located on the upper portion of Cow Creek, a tributary of the South Umpqua River. It was built in 1986 and is the largest dam in the Umpqua Basin. 
Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, photography, fishing, and sight-seeing opportunites abound in the spectacular settings of the North Umpqua Trail in the Cascade mountains of the Pacific Northwest.
 The Klamath and Western Railroad Inc. provides train rides for the public on summer Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend.  Lots of fun for kids of all ages, especially the young at heart. 
 Umpqua River Lighthouse is located next to Umpqua Lighthouse State Park.  The origional lighthouse was built in 1857 and was the first lighthouse on the Oregon Coast, however, it fell into the river in 1861 after sand eroded the foundation. 
The current Umpqua River Lighthouse was built in 1894.
The Pioneer-Indian Museum showcases the rich history of Southern Oregon's Native American tribes and exciting pioneering heritage. The Museum offers exhibits and displays that highlight the history of the South Umpqua Valley from the days of the Indians through the coming of the pioneers to a land of forests, rivers and streams. Discover native artifacts, including baskets, game rocks, pestles and deer-hide clothing. See displays of furniture, crockery, cooking utensils, needlework, and medicinal remedies used by the early settlers. The museum also features a large mural by a local artist that replicates pictographs drawn hundreds of years ago by the Umpqua Tribe.
 
 

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