Rogue River - Upper Rogue River
Crater Lake National Park to Gold Hill
Crater Lake National Park
The Rogue River was designated one of the first
Wild and Scenic Rivers by Congress in 1968.
Headwaters are in Crater Lake National Park starting from the crystal
clear cold Boundary Springs at the 6000 foot elevation on the west slope of Mount Mazama
an ancient volcano.
The Rogue River drainage is over 5000 square miles of Southwest Oregon. Starting in springs in the Cascade Mountains
as a Wild and Scenic River westward through the dense Old Growth Forests of Douglas Fir in the Rogue River National Forest on its
200 mile path to the Pacific
River flows 75 miles west through old growth forests while passing
through old logging and mining towns of Prospect, Trail, Shady Cove and Eagle Point before entering the Rogue
River Valley near the
cities of Medford and Central Point. This area is famous for its
Spring King Salmon fishing May thru July and Summer Steelhead Fishing July thru November.
Fly Fishing for Summer Steelhead is a favorite method.
Our Guides and Outfitter
members will help you
have a successful fishing excursion.
Whitewater Rafting is a favorite summer activity on the Scenic Rogue River.
Guides and Outfitters members can give you a safe fun Whitewater Rafting
experience. Raft rentals are available for those wanting to go it on there own
Area Lakes of Lost Creek, Applegate, Howard Prairie, Hyatt, Lake of the
Woods, Fish Lake and Agate Lake offer camping and fishing opportunities. Several
Jackson County and State Parks are nearby for camping and recreation.
Rogue River Summer Steelhead Photo by Don Roberts
The Upper Rogue River area will give the traveler a recreational choice of Salmon,
Steelhead and Trout fishing, white water rafting, lakes, camping, hiking, golf,
snow sports, shopping, music and theater.
Medford is located in the Rogue River Valley and is the medicial, professional and retail trade center for
Southern Oregon and Northern California.
The City of Medford, incorporated in 1905, is the seat of Jackson County.
Medford's location helps it offer the professional and cultural activities of a
metropolitan area in a city of just 63,154.
Jackson County 2000: 181,269 / Medford 2000: 63,154
is 15 mi. north of the
border with California in the Siskiyou Mountain foothills. Southern Oregon
State University is located here, as is the
world famous Shakespeare Festival.
Ashland: 19,490 / Jackson County 2000: 181,269
Nestled in the beautiful
foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains lies the city of Jacksonville. It has been
hailed as one of the most historically significant communities in the western
Jacksonville is about 5 miles west of Medford on Jacksonville Highwayand is
easily accessible from Interstate 5.
The historic character of this 19th Century town and the colorful legends of the
past are woven into the fabric of everyday life in Jacksonville, reflected in
the architecture and historic landmarks that line the streets. Home to Britt
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