Between the iconic “It’s the Climate” banner arching over its downtown National Historic District and its billing as Oregon’s whitewater rafting capital, Grants Pass is one colorful county seat. The powerful Rogue River might steal your attention — it runs through the city — but so will the endless options for food and drink, shopping, outdoor recreation and exploring.
an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Grants Pass
The history of Grants Pass reads like a classic chapter of the American West. The railroad, the gold rush and the lumber boom all shaped the town. Today, this hamlet in Southern Oregon is colored by the wild flavor of the Rogue River, which bisects…Continue reading this story…