What to do in Valley of the Rogue State Park

A pleasant green oasis awaits you in southern Oregon's Rogue Valley. Camp and play along the river made famous by novelist and avid fisherman Zane Gray. The campground is also a great place to stay while taking in the local culture, history and recreation opportunities in the area. Stay at the park while you take trips to Crater Lake National Park, the Oregon Caves National Monument, historic Jacksonville, Ashland's Shakespearean Festival or the Britt Music Festival. The park is ideally located to give you all of this, plus friendly local shops, museums and sights of interest.

Valley of the Rogue Park has both a day-use picnic area and an overnight campground along three miles of shoreline on the Rogue River. A meeting hall is available for groups. An easy self-guided interpretive walking trail provides a relaxing 1.25 mile stroll along the river's edge.

The park offers six yurts. The yurts are domed tents with structural support, a plywood floor, lockable wooden door, lights, heating, and beds with mattresses.

Vital stats: The campground provides 97 full hookup sites, 49 electrical sites, and 21 tent sites (maximum site 75 feet). The park also offers the 6 yurts and 3 group tent. Showers are available at the park

Valley of the Rogue State Park provides opportunities for camping, yurts stays, picnicking, fishing, boating hiking, bird watching and viewing interpretive signs.

Valley of the Rogue State Park is located off I-5 at Exit 45B, 12 miles east of Grants Pass.

Climate in this region varies with elevation and from east to west. The western portions of this region experience higher precipitation and more moderate temperatures year-round. The eastern end of this region is much more arid, with warmer summer temperatures and colder winter temperatures. The higher elevations receive abundant winter snowfall which stays on the ground until early summer in the high mountains.

1115 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-1002

Phone: 800-551-6949

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