Situated at the junction of Elk Creek and the Umpqua River and settled in the 1850's. The Hudson's
Bay Company maintained Fort Umpqua in the vicinity, and Elkton was an early-day Douglas County seat. Several local wineries make this an interesting stop.
See and Do
Elkton Community Education Center
On Highway 38W in Elkton. 4.5 acre botanical garden and butterfly pavilion specializing in native Oregon species. Featuring a replica of Fort Umpqua, an 1830's Hudson Bay Co. trading post. Walking trails, café, snack bar, gift shop, library. Art shows, concerts. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day, Daily 10-5.
15850 Highway 38 W/PO Box 684
Elkton OR 97436
Umpqua Wayside Park and Scottsburg Park
Located on Hwy 38 along the Umpqua River. No overnight camping. Parks offer boat launching and picnicking areas. The historic towns of Scottsburg and Elkton are popular exploring stops.