Library Hours

Volunteer On Site

Tuesday – Thursday & Second Saturdays
10 AM – 2 PM

Office & Giftshop Hours

March – May
Tuesday – Friday
10 AM – 4 PM

Second Saturdays
10 AM – 2 PM

Memorial Day Weekend – September
Tuesday – Saturday
9 AM – 5 PM

10 AM – 4 PM

Outpost Cafe Open
Jun 13 – Sept 3

ECEC Closed July 4

October – April
Tuesday – Friday
10 AM – 4 PM

Second Saturdays
10 AM-2 PM

Closed Dec 16 – Jan 1 & Thanksgiving Day

Click here for the Calendar of Events!!!

Visit Elkton!

Elkton is a picturesque rural community offering plenty of reasons to visit. Visit area wineries, enjoy our local restaurants and soak in the natural beauty. There’s a gas station, electric vehicle charging station, and post office. Local businesses offer espresso, and fishing & hunting information. Our city park on River Road features a boat launch & public bathrooms. Some facilities’ hours are are limited. Need something else? Just ask! Local folks will help you find it. Or check out this list of things to do & see in Elkton.


On Scenic Byway 38

ECEC is on a popular tourist route between the Oregon coast and Crater Lake, halfway between I-5 and Highway 101 in the vibrant historic town of Elkton, Oregon (population 195).

FROM EUGENE: Go South on I-5 to Exit 162 and follow Highway 38 West to Elkton

FROM REEDSPORT (ON THE COAST): Take Highway 38 East to Elkton

FROM ROSEBURG: Go North on I-5 to Exit 136 and take Highway 138 West to Elkton


On Site Amenities

  • Outpost Café (summer months)
  • Group tours
  • RV Parking
  • Gift shop featuring local artisans and Garden & Fort-themed gifts
  • Dog-friendly
  • Bike-friendly
  • 100-step walks
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Gender neutral bathrooms

Are you at ECEC now?

Fun for the

whole family