Driving Directions

The North Umpqua Retreat is easy to find in Southwest Oregon, near Glide

The address is:

23457 North Umpqua Highway
(State Highway 138)

(POBox 128 for mail)
Idleyld Park, OR 97447

From Roseburg, Oregon (milepost 124 along I-5)
• Take Highway 138 (Diamond Lake Boulevard/North Umpqua Highway) East
• Go through the town of Glide, across the river on the "green bridge",
• Past milepost 20 about 3/4 mile, turn right into our driveway
• Look for the sign (above photo) advertising our River House Rentals
• From our main driveway entrance, veer right to the Blue Heron House; or take the highway about 300 ft East to the private drive for the River House

From Crater Lake
• Take Highway 138 West about 70 miles, just beyond the Idleyld Store
• Past milepost 21 about 1/8 mile, turn left into our driveway
• Look for the sign (above photo) advertising our River House Rentals
• From our main driveway entrance, veer right to the Blue Heron House; or take the highway about 300 ft East to the private drive for the River House

Once you have reserved and your deposit has been confirmed, the house will be prepared so all you need to do is arrive with your own clothing, sporting gear, food, beverages, and other consumables. Linens, towels, blankets, kitchenware and utensils are all provided.

The Retreat is only twenty miles from Interstate 5, and directly off State Highway 138. We're near the beautiful 33-mile Wild-and-Scenic River corridor, many waterfalls and hiking trails, whitewater rafting, steelhead fishing, and on the way to the Umpqua National Forest, Toketee Falls, the North Umpqua Hydroelectric Project, Lemolo Lake, Diamond Lake, and Crater Lake National Park. To the west are Roseburg, Garden Valley and it's many wineries, and many Pacific Ocean beaches such as Bandon-by-the-Sea.


Full moon rising through the trees at the North Umpqua Retreat. The dark country sky makes for exceptional stargazing and meteor showers!