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Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon rewards you with artsy towns set in a remarkably diverse landscape, the result of thousands of years of turbulent and transformative volcanic activity.

Discover gold rush towns and historic cities teeming with farmers markets, chef-owned eateries, wine tasting rooms, galleries and theaters. In this part of the state, you can drive around America’s deepest lake, visit one of the state’s highest towns, explore one of the West’s largest cave systems and fish or raft iconic rivers, like the Umpqua and the Rogue. There’s adventure everywhere you look.

Trip Ideas

Average Weather

spring

HIGH

61 °F
16 °C

LOW

35 °F
2 °C

summer

HIGH

86 °F
30 °C

LOW

53 °F
12 °C

fall

HIGH

66 °F
19 °C

LOW

39 °F
4 °C

winter

HIGH

44 °F
7 °C

LOW

29 °F
-2 °C

Scenic Drives in Southern Oregon

Oregon Outback Scenic Byway
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway
Klamath Falls, Southern Oregon
Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway
Myrtle Creek-Canyonville Tour Route
Canyonville, Southern Oregon
Cow Creek Tour Route
Umpqua River Scenic Byway
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Outdoor Adventures

Rafting the Rogue River
Ride the Mountain Bike Trails of Ashland
Kid-Friendly Waterfall Adventures in Southern Oregon
6 Reasons to Visit Hellgate Jetboat Excursions
Grants Pass, Southern Oregon

Family Fun

4 Days of Family Fun in the Rogue Valley
The Oregon Vortex / House of Mystery
3 Days of Family Play in Klamath Falls
Klamath Falls, Southern Oregon
Explore the Wildlife Safari

Cultural Pursuits

Southern Oregon Arts & Bounty Electric Byway
Wine Tasting Around the Rogue Valley
6 Ways to Explore Ashland
Old-Time Charm in Oakland

Cities in Southern Oregon

Ashland
Medford
Roseburg
Grants Pass
Jacksonville
Lakeview
Myrtle Creek
Merlin

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Southern Oregon

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Where can we see redwood trees in Oregon?

In Southern Oregon you can find wonderful redwood groves by driving out the Redwood Highway (Highway 199) from Grants Pass to the Oregon Coast. Along the way you can access short hiking trails into the redwoods at several locations, as well as find redwoods along the Oregon Coast once you reach that point. From Crescent City, you’ll want…

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