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Carl C. Hill Wayside

Carl C. Hill Wayside   Amenities:
  • BBQ
  • Fire rings
  • Fishing
  • Picnic area
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilet
     

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Milepost 16, Tiller Trail Highway, Days Creek, OR 97429

Lat: 42.929571
Long: -123.056994

I-5 exit 98 at Canyonville, east on the Tiller Trail Highway 16 miles.

 
Details:
Located east of Canyonville 16 miles on Tiller Trail Highway, this day use wayside on the banks of the South Umpqua near Milo. This site provides a quite spot to picnic, swim or fish.

Carl C. Hill was a native Douglas County resident, born in Wilbur, Oregon in 1889. Mr. Hill was active in Douglas County for decades. He lived in Days Creek and was for a time the Principal and School Administrator of Days Creek School. He served on the State Legislature, beginning in 1941. He was the President of the South Umpqua Rod and Gun Club and served as head of the State Game Commission before being elected the Douglas County Judge.

During the six years he served as county judge, Hill was interested in the organization of the Douglas County Park Department. He used his office to aid the Department in building a solid foundation of operation, while giving personal assistance to various park projects. Following his service with the county court, a grateful Parks Department developed the Carl C Hill Wayside. Douglas County was very proud and grateful of his many accomplishments and therefore commemorated this wayside park to him.

  Carl C. Hill Wayside