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“Elk, Elk Everwhere!”

Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
Ranked #2 of 12 things to do in Reedsport
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 24 December 2012

This place is free, right on the road and has hundreds of elk just meandering around. The photo's are of the huge buck that was strolling along the road, but there were several groups of elk all over the viewing area.
This was spectacular. I can't wait to head to Reedsport again to stop and see these gorgeous creatures just hanging out. Be careful though- they seem tame but this is not a Disney attraction. Stay far away from the elk and for gods-sake don't try to get next to them to take photos. I kept thinking there was going to be an epic gorging soon with some people getting way too close for comfort.

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Reviewed 23 December 2012

HAve eaten at Ona's several times. Food is well prepared and has a wide variety of choices. Best meat loaf I have had anywhere. Ask to have it with the Chimichiri sauce. Yummy!!

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Reviewed 8 December 2012

This area is right along the highway with several turn outs to enable you to view the elk. I've seen as many as 65 bulls in one grouping, and a nearly equal number of cows in the same pasture. Of course it's protected, so the drooling hunters can only look.

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Reviewed 11 November 2012

I have many photos of the elk in various poses here at Dean Creek. It is an awesome opportunity to see them in their natural habitat. I always stop when driving this route to the coast from Roseburg. Love it. Having been an employee of BLM I also am very proud of what the agency has done for this area.

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Reviewed 25 August 2012

This is one of our favorite places to just sit in the car and chill out all times of the year. Have watched the elk and many birds. We have seen beavers, and eagles.

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