Rogue River Valley, Oregon - Southern Oregon is divided into three main river basins; the Umpqua River, the Rogue River, and the Klamath Basin. The Umpqua meets the Pacific at Reedsport, the Rogue mouth is near Gold Beach, and the Klamath empties at the Redwoods National Park in Northern California. All three rivers have their headwaters in the Cascade Mountains on the slopes of Crater Lake, Oregon's only national park. The Rogue River is a designated National Scenic River, and formed much of the backdrop for the Meryl Streep movie "The River Wild." Jet boat trips and white water rafting are very popular.

Rogue River Valley

Rogue River Valley, Oregon - A beautiful place to visit, a wonderful place to live. Come and find a place to call your own. Southern Oregon is a great place to own a home and grow your family.

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Get reservations for Campgrounds call 541-474-5285

Josephhine County's Parks Dept. is taking reservations for this years prime camping season, and those who want to stay in popular parks on holiday weekends shouldn't delay.
To make reservations call 541- 474-5285 or visit at 125 Ringuette St. in Grants Pass, 8 am - 4:30 pm.

Fees range from $18 to $20 per night for a full hook-up site which includes water, sewer, and electric; $16 to $18 for a partial hook up site which has electric and water; and $12 to $15 for a tent site which has water only; plus a $5 reservation fee per site.
Picnic shelters will rent for $25 to $100 a day, depending on the size of shelter needed.

May through September is the main camping season.
Last year about 80,000 people slept in parks and thousands more come for day use only.
The parks have no day-use fees.
Some campsites and other facilities are accessible to the disabled.
For answers to your questions please call the department listed above.

Finding things to do

Many historic sites of early settlers are still here.
There are miners in the area in search of Gold and finding it too.

Concert and Theatre opportunities abound like the Oregon Shakespearean Festival, Rogue Music Theatre, and the Britt Music Festival in historic Jacksonville.

The Oregon Vortex is an area of naturally occurring visual and perceptual phenomena, which can be captured on film. The Oregon Vortex, goes way back to the time of the Native Americans who called the area the "Forbidden Ground", a place to be shunned.

Many years before The House of Mystery was built, it was noted that unusual conditions existed there.  A scientific analysis of the disturbance was'nt done til the 20th Century.

Grants Pass

The beauty of the Grants Pass area, mild climate, and caring people, are what you'll find attracts our retirement folks. Our neighborhoods are safe, our people are warm and friendly. We are much alive here with an abundance of things to see and do. There are many unique businesses offering modern conveniences with "Old town" hospitality.

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Rogue River Valley, Oregon - The Siskiyou Mountains stretch between the Cascade Mountains and the Coast Range at the California border. The entire area is more vertical than most other parts of the state, which leads to numerous waterfalls, lots of whitewater rapids, and some spectacular scenery. Rogue River Valley is outside the main population centers of the state and the area has a very rural flavor. Major industries are tourism, wood products and agriculture. The climate is generally milder and more Mediterranean than North Western Oregon. Average rainfallis about 20 % lower and the temperatures are a bit higher.