Steamboat Inn is one of our favorite places to stay in all of Oregon. Located along the Umpqua River on Hwy 138 just 38 miles east of Roseburg in a stunning forest setting. Known as a “bucket list destination” Steamboat is a prime destination for world-class fly-fishing, hikes, kayaking, rafting, waterfall chasing, and simply connecting with nature. Steamboat Inn is located approximately 2 hours from Eugene, Bend, and Medford.
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The Steamboat Inn Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to both guests of the hotel and visitors for dine in, dine outdoors, in your room and to go. Packed with seasonal ingredients sourced from across the Pacific Northwest, the restaurant prepares fresh, hand-crafted fare infused with traditions from the property’s 60 year history.
Breakfast and lunch feature hearty and traditional dishes such as scratch-made biscuits and gravy, house-brined corned beef hash, and “Grandma’s Bread” fresh made daily. Current seasonal specials include a Spaetzle Hash, Smoked Steelhead Omelet and Beet Spinach Salad.
Seating is available both indoors and outdoors. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 541-498-2230 or via Tock.
Coffee for the restaurant, rooms, and espresso program are sourced from local Takelma Roasting, owned and operated by the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians in Roseburg.
Steamboat Inn offers a true disconnect to reconnect experience. With only one Wi-Fi connection point in the lobby, guests feel immersed into the tranquility of the woods and nostalgic setting of the resort. No phones, no TV, and no Wi-Fi means no distractions: guests savor the opportunity to reconnect with their family, friends, and breathtaking surroundings. Guests can unwind, simply watching the water of the Umpqua River roll by with a glass of wine in hand from the comfort of their balcony. The library has tons of books and games.
Things to do
Whether fly-fishing, hiking throughout the extensive trail systems, making a day trip to nearby Crater Lake, or unwinding on the balcony overlooking the Umpqua River, Steamboat offers a multitude of ways to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.
Crater Lake National Park, only a 90 minute drive away along a scenic byway, makes for a fun getaway with ample adventure opportunities.
Hike Nearby Waterfalls
Spring is the best time to visit and explore the stunning waterfalls nearby. When the forest is awash with spring flowers. Steamboat Inn rhododendrons in full bloom from May through June.
- Toketee Falls – off Highway 138, this is one of Oregon’s most famous waterfalls renowned for its columnar basalt formation framing the two-stepped falls. Toketee Falls drops 113 feet, which includes a 28-foot upper-tier plunging into a pool flanked by a deep alcove, and then an 85-foot plunge into a large pool.
- Clearwater Falls – Off Highway 138. Unlike most waterfalls, this one appears to be springing out from beneath the green, moss-covered rocks and thousands of intertwined tree roots. On Clearwater Creek
- Fall Creek Falls – off Highway 138, the Falls Creek Falls Trail features two waterfalls. The first is an 80-foot drop, and 100 feet downstream is the lower 40-foot falls.
- Whitehorse Falls – 40 miles from Union Creek off Highway 138. Also on Clearwater Creek, Whitehorse Falls comes out of a narrow trough and tumbles 14 feet over a wall into a large pool down below.
- Watson Falls – Off Highway 138 is the third highest waterfall in Oregon, Watson Falls. It is a majestic sight with water cascading 272 feet over basalt lava cliffs – and you can walk under the falls. Located in the Umpqua National Forest, 47 miles from Union Creek, the trail is an easy .6 miles.
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