Southern Oregon State & National Parks

Crater Lake
TouVelle State Recreation Site
Oregon Caves National Monument

Southern Oregon is the place to explore some of Oregon's top state and national parks. You can see the deepest lake in United States at Crater Lake National Park. Explore some of the best hikes in Oregon at TouVelle State Recreation Site or Valley of the Rogue State Park. Or maybe try spulunking at Oregon Caves National Monument. Southern Oregon parks are calling to your inner explorer. 

Must Do Fall Hikes In Southern Oregon
Breathe it in.Crisp, cool air, and the tantalizing aroma of cinnamon, apple, pumpkin and spices. It smells like home. Memories of eagerly eyeing a cooling pie on the windowsill come to mind, or of eating a plate of homemade cookies after playing outside.This is fall in Medford and Southern Oregon.While… Read More
Explore Crater Lake In The Fall
With sheer cliffs almost two thousand feet high, Crater Lake shares its thrilling story of a volcanic past with locals and visitors. It’s the experience of a lifetime, unlike any other place in the world. And it’s right here in Southern Oregon.Crater Lake National Park is just over an hour’s… Read More
Top Southern Oregon Hiking Trails and State Parks
Unpack your hiking boots and hit the trails and parks! Nature has painted a unique setting in Southern Oregon; one that attracts locals and visitors with its enchanting beauty. Dazzling hiking trails, alluring state parks and bright sun beckon adventurers of all ages and skill levels.Many of Medford’s hiking trails… Read More
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Flyfisherman fishing at the Casey State Recreation Park in Trail Oregon
32382 Oregon 62
Trail, OR 97541
Picture yourself reeling in a salmon, steelhead or trout at Casey State Park. Cradled in the arms of the wild and scenic Rogue River, bring your family and have a picnic on the lush, tree-ringed lawns or raft down the river. Casey Park is a relaxing and fun spot for everyone to enjoy. No drinking water at this site.

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Crater Lake, OR 97604
541-594-3000
Crater Lake has inspired people for thousands of years. No place else on earth combines a deep, pure lake, so blue in color; sheer surrounding cliffs, almost two thousand feet high; two picturesque islands; and a violent volcanic past. It is a place of immeasurable beauty, and an outstanding outdoor laboratory and classroom.

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Golden State Heritage Site in Wolf Creek Oregon
Wolf Creek, OR 97497
At its peak, the 19th century mining town of Golden, now a ghost town, was home to 100 people and served as a hub for many others who worked the land in more remote locations. The 1850s mining camp eventually gave way to a town established around 1890. Golden was distinguished by its lack of saloons in the town center, its two active churches and the large orchard established by its founding families. Today, visitors...Read More
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Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area in Trail Oregon
35251 OR-62
Trail, OR 97541
Picture yourself in a campsite overlooking Lost Creek Reservoir with wildlife, large conifer trees, and mountains surrounding you. Take a hike or bike ride on our 11-mile trail system, through the forest with year-round streams and wildlife viewing. Take a swim in the cool, mountain water; rent a boat from the marina (call (541) 560-3646 for information), and troll the 10-mile lake for trout and bass ... an angler's dream. Or bring your own boat...Read More
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Deep within the Siskiyou Mountains are dark, twisting passages that await your discovery. Eons of acidic water seeping into marble rock created and decorated the wondrous “Marble Halls of Oregon.” Join a tour, get a taste of what caving is all about, and explore a mountain from the inside and out.

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Prospect State Scenic Viewpoint in Prospect Oregon
Mill Creek Dr.
Prospect, OR 97536
Come enjoy the beautiful, quiet secluded forest. This area has picnic tables and a hiking trail leading to Pearsony Falls, the amazing Rogue River gorge and Mill Creek Falls. No drinking water at this site.

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hiking in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
Southern Oregon & Northern California
OR
Located in southwestern Oregon and extending into California, the Forest ranges from the crest of the Cascades Mountains, west into the Siskiyou Mountains, nearly to the Pacific Ocean. The Forest covers almost 1.8 million acres, including portions of the Applegate and Illinois River drainages that extend into northern California. The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest embraces a treasure of botanical diversity, and is home to incredible wild and scenic rivers, isolated wilderness, outstanding fisheries and wildlife resources,...Read More
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Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness in southwest oregon
OR
The 35,701 acre Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness is located in southwest Oregon, ten miles west of Crater Lake National Park. Elevations range from 3000 to 6800 feet along the divide between the Rogue and Umpqua Rivers. Geologic history has created many unique volcanic and sedimentary rock outcrops. Dense conifer forest gives way to a mosaic of big trees and sub-alpine meadows in the higher elevations. Meadow wildflowers are abundant in summer and diverse plant communities provide habitat...Read More
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8400 Table Rock Rd
Central Point, OR 97502
541-826-2764
This is a beautiful day-use park located on the bank of the Rogue River and at the foot of the geologically prominent Table Rocks. You can fish, swim, hike, watch wildlife and experience nature at its finest. An ideal spot for family gatherings or group picnics, the site has a large picnic shelter with cooking utilities. There's a smaller picnic kitchen and three sites with water and electricity. Denman Wildlife Refuge is next to this...Read More
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Tub Springs State Wayside in Ashland Oregon
Ashland, OR 97520
In 1846, a wagon train led by Jesse Applegate traversed southern Oregon along what became known as the Applegate Trail. Tub Springs Wayside is one of the stopping points before you head down the mountain pass into Ashland. Take a moment to stop here amid the towering fir and sense what it was like 150 years ago. Breathe in the fresh mountain air. There's an interpretive panel at the wayside describing the difficulties faced by...Read More
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