Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, Reedsport

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  • It takes a bit of luck, but most days the Elk are there but close to the tree line out of sight... We had a very lucky day and the elk were laying very close to the viewing area.. They are such amazin...  more »
  • Nice place to pull off and watch the elk. These elk know where to stay to be safe. There is a viewing scope but take your binoculars because even as you continue up the river many times there are elk ...  more »
  • The Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area gives a nice view on the elk herds. At the end of October to see and there were a lot of pretty close. There are several banks plotted as viewpoint. There are also toilets.
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  • Perfect location to view & photograph our local Oregon elk. Parking lot with ample parking, restrooms, covered gazebo, and several areas to safely pull over along the 38. It’s rare not to see elk here. One of my favorite places to visit when passing through.
  • This elk preserve has a large gazebo where you can take pictures and any weather. The parking lot is decent size and there are several places where you can stand and take photos. There is no restroom here. The herd I saw here was at least 50 cows and one incredibly large bull. I have seen them both in the morning and afternoon eating and lounging about here.
  • I love this place! We went there last week with my husband, and we got to see the elks within a few feets away from us. A beautiful experience.
  • Our favorite elk viewing location. Love to watch the babies and herd(s) grow throughout the year. Don’t miss the elk here. It’s worth the visit.
  • Great parking lot with long pull through spaces for our motorhome pulling a trailer! :) Good interpretive center with giant binoculars to see the herds. Overall, a great spot to spend a half hour of stretching your legs and watching the elk! :)

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