The Rogue Valley
Rogue valley is the gateway to
some beautiful scenery and hiking opportunities, extending from Grants
Pass in the north to Ashland in the south. The valley is bordered to the
east by the Cascade Mountains, to the south and west by the Siskiyou
Mountains and to the north by the Mount Sexton Pass.
includes the Table Rocks and the Rogue River in the northern part and to
the south-Emigrant Lake, Pilot Rock & Mount Ashland. To the east
Mount McLaughlin, enchanting Crater Lake with numerous waterfalls, lakes
and trails. The Oregon Caves, the Redwoods and the Pacific Ocean are a
short distance to the west.
There are towns and cities scattered
throughout the Valley. Medord is centrally located and is the largest
city in the region. Medford is best known for its pear orchards,
wineries and home to Harry & David gourmet food & candy. Ashland
is a college town that is world reknown for its Shakespeare & other
theatre productions. Grants Pass is known for its antique malls and
access to the Rogue river for cruising and fishing. Rogue River and
Shady Cove are also excellent access points to the Rogue River.
Jacksonville is home to many museums, antique dealers and the annual
Britt Festival. A major portion of the town is on the Historical