Road 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 the town. Pay a visit to Grants Pass for all… More
: Rafting the wild and scenic Rogue River by Kevin Wright

Grants Pass

Billed as Oregon’s whitewater rafting capital and known for an iconic “It’s the Climate” slogan, Grants Pass is one colorful county seat.

The powerful Rogue River might steal your attention here — it runs through the city — but so will the endless options for high-quality food and drink, shopping, history, outdoor recreation and exploration.

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Outdoor Adventures in Grants Pass

Pedal and Sip in the Applegate Valley
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
Sip and Relax with a Guided Boat Trip
Raft Oregon’s Wine Country
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
All Work and All Play: Oregon Bicycle Builders
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
The Rogue River Triple Crown of Wildlife
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
Hiking the Rogue River
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
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Tasty Detours in Grants Pass

A Visit to Troon Vineyard in the Applegate Valley
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
Rosella’s Vineyard
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
Craft Beers and River Trips!
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
Wooldridge Creek Vineyard and Winery
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
Summer Jo’s
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
Lisa’s Cheese/Chocolate Cuisinternship: Day Two
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
On the Road with Oregon Bounty – Day Three: Southern Oregon
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
Twisted Cork, The
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon

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Are there hikes near Rogue River (the city) that reach an elevation of 1,500 feet?

I love your question! Like you, I must have elevation hiking, and I live near Rogue River. My Adam Sawyer has written a book on waterfall hikes in Southern Oregon; he also wrote a Travel Oregon story about specific waterfall hikes along the Umpqua and Rogue River. You can also go the other direction from Rogue…

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