Dog Creek Indian Rock Shelter

  • off Illahe Flat Rd.,off Hwy. 138, app. 40 miles East of Roseburg, OR

The Dog Creek Indian Rock Shelter is a huge boulder that is concave on the downhill side and has numerous red, ochre and black pictograms painted in the protected areas. The site illustrates first hand the artistry of the Native Americans of long ago.

The site is at the end of a steep trail that descends through coniferous and deciduous forest and passes Limpy Rock.  It is believed that the site was used as a hunting camp by Native Indians of the area long ago.  There are various birds and always a chance of seeing deer and elk.

  • Seasonal accessibility June to September

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National Geographic