Tiller Ranger Station

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Lemolo Lake

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Panther-Emile Loop SIDE TRIP #4 GROTTO FALLS

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Big Camas Loop

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Diamond Lake and Sewage Ponds

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South Umpqua Falls

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Rabbit Ears and Hershberger Mountain Access

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Toketee Lake

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Thorn Prairie

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Lost Creek at Highway Falls

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Susan Creek Falls

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Panther-Emile Loop SIDE TRIP #3 MOOSE MEADOWS (local name, not on any map

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Panther-Emile Loop APPLE FIRE SIDE LOOP

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Panther-Emile Loop

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Illahee Flats

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Stump Lake and Mowich Park (Driving Route)

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Toolbox Meadows

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Hemlock Lake

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Panther-Emile Loop SIDE TRIP #2 WILLOW FLATS SUMP

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Carmen Lake

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

Umpqua NF, Tiller RD. From Canyonville at I-5, take exit 98; go east until you hit Main St; go L on Main St until you hit State Hwy 227 which is the same as County Road 1. Go R and continue 23.4 mi. to Tiller; Hwy 227 crosses S Umpqua River and ranger station is just across bridge.

Many Forest Service roads in the area for exploring

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Habitat and Birds

Mature big-leaf maple riparian habitat where Elk Creek meets S Umpqua River, surrounded by Douglas-fir forest;

river hosts Common Merganser, Spotted Sandpiper, Osprey, and American Dipper; rich diversity of nesting songbirds, including Bushtit, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Western Wood-pewee, Pacific Wren, Black-headed Grosbeak, Western Tanager, White-breasted and Red-breasted Nuthatch, Hermit Warbler, Purple Finch, and Yellow-breasted Chat; Green Heron has nested near the site.

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