This Lower Rogue section of the Rogue River
is an interesting section. You must be
able to control your boat when you paddle the
Foster Bar: This is one of the
kayak put-ins and also where raft and driftboats
and kayaks take-out after a 2-5 day trip through
the wild and scenic section of the Rogue.
An interesting place. Lots of parking.
Restrooms. Two Mile Rapids (the only Class
2 rapid on this Lower Rogue section) is several
rapids below Foster Bar. A typical line
through two mile rapids is to enter on the
tongue and then stay river right of the standing
waves. You should be fine.
Cougar Lane: One of the commercial jet
boat stops, a restaurant and bar, small grocery
store, motel, restrooms, access to the gravel
bar and ample parking. This is a common put-in
or take-out because it is on the South Bank
Agness (the actual Agness, Oregon):
Is near the end of the road on the north bank.
About 10 miles further than Cougar Lane, though
just across the river (you need to driver
further upriver, cross the river, then back down
Singing Springs Resort: Across
the Rogue River from Cougar Lane. A
commercial jetboat stop and a lodge.
Access to the Agness Store can be had from
Lucas Lodge: Lunartic Jim's
favorite. A kayaker and commercial jet
boat stop for lunch or dinner. An old inn
and cabins. Very reasonable rates.
541-247-7443. Nice. Lucas Lodge is
about 8 river miles below Foster Bar.
Quosatana: The end of this
section of river. A campground, boat
launch, and restroom area. Quosatana is
about 14 miles up the Rogue River South Bank
Road from Gold Beach. Quosatana is about
14 river miles below Cougar Lane.
Some of the riffles can be large and
intimidating. However most can be 'gone
around'. The Rogue is wide with lots of
maneuvering room for kayaks. Wear your
life jacket. Take a lunch. Have a