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The Elk River is fairly short, starting in the Coast Mountains just north of Port Orford. An ODFW hatchery for steelhead and chinook salmon is six miles upstream. The boat launch allows swimming; outdoor interpretive signs explain hatchery operations.

Location: Port Orford Oregon

() Cape Blanco Lighthouse
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(Bandon) Coquille River Lighthouse
(Port Orford) Elk River
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(Agness) Lucas Pioneer Ranch & Lodge


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