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Three Rivers Casino & Hotel in Florence

The Three Rivers Casino and Resort is a resort on the southern Oregon Coast. There are two locations, one in Florence and one in Coos Bay.

Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast is a region of the U.S. state of Oregon. It runs generally north–south along the Pacific Ocean, forming the western border of the state; the region is bounded to the east by the Oregon Coast Range. The Oregon Coast stretches approximately 362 miles (583 km) from the Columbia River in the north to the California state border in the south. The Oregon Coast is not a specific geological, environmental, or political entity, but instead includes the entire coastline of Oregon, including the Columbia River Estuary.

Florence, Oregon City in Oregon, United States

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. It lies at the mouth of the Siuslaw River on the Pacific Ocean and about midway between Newport and Coos Bay along U.S. Route 101. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 8,466.

Coos Bay, Oregon City in Oregon, United States

Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. The city borders the city of North Bend, and together they are often referred to as one entity called either Coos Bay-North Bend or Oregon's Bay Area. Coos Bay's population as of the 2010 census was 15,967 residents, making it the largest city on the Oregon Coast.


It is owned by the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, & Siuslaw Indians. The resort is named for the Coos, Umpqua, and Siuslaw rivers, which flow into the Pacific Ocean in southern Oregon. The Florence location, opened in 2004, includes a 93-room hotel, opened in 2007, and adjoining Ocean Dunes Golf Course, purchased in 2012. [1] It is the second-largest employer in the city. [2] [3] The Coos Bay location was opened in May 2015. [4]

Coos River Gold

The Coos River flows for about 5 miles (8.0 km) into Coos Bay along the Pacific coast of southwest Oregon in the United States. Formed by the confluence of its major tributaries, the South Fork Coos River and the Millicoma River, it drains an important timber-producing region of the Southern Oregon Coast Range. The course of the main stem and the major tributaries is generally westward from the coastal forests to the eastern end of Coos Bay near the city of Coos Bay.

Umpqua River river in the United States of America

The Umpqua River on the Pacific coast of Oregon in the United States is approximately 111 miles (179 km) long. One of the principal rivers of the Oregon Coast and known for bass and shad, the river drains an expansive network of valleys in the mountains west of the Cascade Range and south of the Willamette Valley, from which it is separated by the Calapooya Mountains. From its source northeast of Roseburg, the Umpqua flows northwest through the Oregon Coast Range and empties into the Pacific at Winchester Bay. The river and its tributaries flow entirely within Douglas County, which encompasses most of the watershed of the river from the Cascades to the coast. The "Hundred Valleys of the Umpqua" form the heart of the timber industry of southern Oregon, generally centered on Roseburg.

Siuslaw River river in the United States of America

The Siuslaw River is a river, about 110 miles (180 km) long, that flows to the Pacific Ocean coast of Oregon in the United States. It drains an area of about 773 square miles (2,000 km2) in the Central Oregon Coast Range southwest of the Willamette Valley and north of the watershed of the Umpqua River.

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  1. "Three Rivers Casino & Hotel." 500 Nations. Retrieved 8 Sept 2013.
  2. "Three Feathers? Seven Rivers? Oregon Tribal History and Three Rivers Casino and Hotel". Three Rivers Casino & Resort. March 1, 2013. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  3. "About Us". Three Rivers Casino & Resort. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  4. "Three Rivers Casino Opens Coos Bay Location!". Oregon's Adventure Coast. May 13, 2015. Retrieved April 23, 2017.