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.

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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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From Jacksonville, Oregon, Highway 238 takes you to I-5 and Medford, Oregon.

Bear Creek runs through town, creating two city parks with nature trails, bike paths, and picnic areas.
Browse antique shops and galleries in downtown, which is a National Historic District.
Explore the past and present of the Rogue River Valley at the Southern Oregon History Center.
Recall the days of the Rogue Valley train at the Railroad Park.

Medford is the major city in the Rogue River Valley, with towns like Ashland and Grants Pass nearby. While the city has a population of 64,000, it's the regional center for nine counties that hold about half a million people.

The local Chamber of Commerce recently began a campaign declaring Medford "The Center of It All."

There is a Costco, Circuit City, a mall with 100 shops, multiple enormous grocery stores and a slew of other chain restaurants and merchants common in commercial areas.

The Rogue Valley Mall gets 8 million visitors a year with alot coming from Northern California.

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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.