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.

Rogue River Valley

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Rogue River Valley - Oregon Travel Guide

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What to see

A wide variety of songbirds, seasonal migrants, and birds of prey call the forest their home. Herons and waterfowl such as the Canadian Goose, Mallard, and American Widgeon are common in the forest. Hawks, Golden Eagles, Bald Eagles and Owls can also be spotted. Grouse, California Quail, and Ring-necked Pheasants are a few of the species you might find in the forest as well.

Our campgrounds are a great place to stay while taking in the local culture, history and recreational opportunities in the Rogue River Valley area. Take a trip to Crater Lake National Park, where Rogue River has it's beginings.

Visit the Oregon Caves National Monument, historic Jacksonville, Britt Music Festival, Ashland's Shakespearean Festival.

See Grants Pass and then, on to Gold Beach, located at the Pacific ocean. All within a few hours of each other.

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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.