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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The Rogue Valley or Rogue River Valley.

Must see sites:

Crater Lake
With its Azure-blue,crystal clear water on Highway 97 and Highway 62

Oregon Caves National Monument
Located deep in the Rogue River Gorge near Union Creek.
Highway 199 and Highway 46
Watson Falls - and many other water falls in the North Umpqua River Canyon.
Highway 62 and Highway 230

Rivers and Recreation Areas:
The Rogue River
Klamath River
Umpqua Rivers
These rivers attract white water enthusiasts, as well as fisherman seeking to land a Salmon or a Steel Head fish.

The Southern Cascades
Enough trails and campgrounds to make any camper happy.

Resorts and Retreats
You will find everything from quiet riverside fishing lodges to guest ranches throughout Southern Oregon's Rogue Valley. A host of bed and breakfasts, motels, and hotels. Some of the States finest new golf courses have sprung up here as well.

Winter Wonderland
When the snow comes, skiers and snowboarders enjoy uncrowded slopes and trails at Mt. Ashland.

Diamond Lake Area
Groomed cross-country trails, snowmobiling, ice-skating on Mt. Bailey. Crater Lake has cross-country skiing, snowboarding, etc. and is a breathtaking experience.

Weather
The Rogue River Valley regions enjoy warm summer days and relatively mild winters. In the southern Cascades and High Desert Areas expect sunny days in summer and plenty of snow in the winter.
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The diverse region of Oregon is well connected. Interstate 5 links the urban areas of the west side and highway 97 covers the length of the east side.

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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.