State Land area open to suction dredging under a General Authorization by Department of State Lands and a Water Quality Permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality

SU-5 Snapshot

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UPSTREAM: 43 10’48.55″N, 123 22’19.76″W
DOWNSTREAM: 43 11’32.23″N, 123 21’27.12″W

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SU-5-1  SU-5-2  SU-5-3

This public area is open on the west-half of river only, from the west bank to the center of the river. The public area is just over a mile and a quarter in length. The location encompasses the south-end of the Douglas County Fairgrounds, but the majority of this area is south of the Fairgrounds. The location is within Douglas County proper, not within city limits. Equipment has to be packed to the river. There is lots of shallow and exposed bedrock at this area.

This location shares a common boundary with location SU-4.

 Access Point SU-5-A

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 43 11’32.55″N, 123 21’35.71″W

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SU-5A-1  SU-5A-2

This access point is beside the RV Park at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.  Equipment must be hand-carried to the water.  There is ample paved parking.

 Access Point SU-5-B

GOOGLE EARTH COORDINATES: 43 10’59.98”N, 123 22’24.74”W

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SU-5B-1  SU-5B-2

This access point is right on the I-5 interchange 121, along the east frontage road, just before the northbound onramp. There is paved roadside parking for about a dozen vehicles. All equipment must be hand-packed, and access is challenging.

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