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Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area

#2 of 12 things to do in Reedsport Features Animals
48819 State Hwy. 38 Reedsport, OR 97467, Reedsport, OR
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Actually saw several groups of elk!

Got a few good pictures of some bull elk. There was a large group of females and little ones... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kalispell, Montana
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I saw more elk jere in one location then I have in my entire life. They get pretty close to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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48819 State Hwy. 38 Reedsport, OR 97467, Reedsport, OR
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Got a few good pictures of some bull elk. There was a large group of females and little ones. Plenty of parking with pit potties.

Thank 548sandy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I saw more elk jere in one location then I have in my entire life. They get pretty close to the road and there are little birds that sit on their behinds. It's so cute!

Thank anastasias379
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to say much.... no elk. It was thriple digits. It has a nice area to picnic. With vault toliets. Benches are set out in viewing areas also.

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a real treat to see the herds grazing, roaming and over all enjoying the day in the perfectly situated viewing area. You can get close for some nice photo ops yet the boundaries give the wild life enough space to be at one with...More

Thank Adnana_Mendieta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good place to see Roosevelt Elk. We took the detour up 38 from Reedsport. At first we went to the viewing areas and saw zip. But up a little further we saw maybe a dozen or so elk winding their way through the high...More

Thank Charlie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by on the way to the I-5. Glad we did! Saw over 100 elk in the distance laying in the field . Wow what an amazing experience especially coming from southern California where there are no wild animals !

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Soooooo awesome. Stopped in the rain en route to the coast and it was pretty dang special to see the elk feeding in the meadows. Very well set up viewing area and separate locations to view them. What a magnificent animal...saw cows and bulls and...More

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this would be a nice picnic site. There were a few elk in residence laying in the tall grasses and enjoying the sun.

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This place is not far off the highway. It is free. We stopped to see the elk, but it didn't work out for us. There was one spot as we drove around a bend where several cars were parked, but there was no easy parking...More

Thank Zu S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I travel by here often on my way to the coast to go sailing and it's more often than not that you will see elk grazing nearby. It's really cool if you haven't seen very large elk in the wild they are well protected and...More

Thank Dirk_Snyder
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