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–Jackson County Office: Click here to go to County Site to Get Add’l Info on Properties
- Crater Lake for a gorgeous drive and hiking
- Diamond Lake fishing, hiking, biking and camping
- Howard Prairie for camping, biking, hiking, boating, fishing
- Lost Creek Lake for fishing and boating
- Here are a couple of really cool sites to see a full list of other lakes in Southern Oregon:
Cities in Jackson County:
(Click on City Names to do a Search within the city area – For your convenience!)
Everyone has heard of the Shakespeare Festival and the heartwarming ambiance of Ashland. Home of Southern Oregon University, this town is alive and vibrant. A great many bed and breakfast establishments, unique and fun stores and restaurants for a memorable stay. The community is very active in the arts and value their schools including offering alternative learning opportunities for families. Mt. Ashland is very close for Skiing fun during the winter. Check out their live webcam here! Or go to Emigrant Lake for water slides, water fun and camping! Learn more about Ashland here!
A smaller, quiet town located a little more than ten miles from Medford on Crater Lake Hwy. Enjoy a top rated golf course, as well as several historic buildings and sites in this charming nook of Southern Oregon. The community has a lot of fun social groups exclusives to the Eagle Point area. We’ve been told the ladies social clubs are very active in getting together to share skills, interests and social events — but you must be a resident of Eagle Point to participate. Learn more about Eagle Point here!
The hub of commerce in early Southern Oregon due to a flood of successful gold miners in a nearby area. If you’re looking for a place with historic value, look no further. With more then 100 buildings on the National Register or Historic Places lists. This is truly a town full of character not too far from Medford. Now it is the home of the beloved Britt Festival. Shopping, luch and dinner are always fun here.
The major city in southern Oregon, Medford offers a cosmopolitan yet uniquely friendly environment. The symphony, several playhouses and lots of parks and golf courses among other activities make Medford a continuing source of discovery and fun. You can find what you need in Medford!
Located just 24 miles north of the California border and just a few miles south of Medford . Shops, resturaunts, and a genuine small town vibe make this conveniently located small town a great place to visit for the day or call home!
Another extremely historic town, Prospect started as a logging community in 1870. Surrounded by areas of natural beauty and recreational fun for all seasons, it has remained a stopping point for Crater Lake tourists since the early 1900’s. Look at the map, it is quite a drive for commuters however, it’s a great get-away town if you want to avoid the “city.”
The idyllic village of Rogue River nestled on the conflux of Evans Creek and the Rogue River. This quaint town is located between Grants Pass and Medford, right off of I-5. Being close to Grants Pass and within easy commuting distance to Medford and Ashland make this a great location for rural living without being “too far out.”
An up and coming community nestled between Ashland and Medford. This small town has been experiencing a period of substantial growth both commercialy and residentially. It’s a great place to start a family due to several new construction neighborhoods and subdivisions. Wonderful rural and farm living options are here as well.
A small town between Medford and Eagle Point, White City is known mostly for it’s lumber mill Boise Cascade. As well as being the gateway to the Table Rock formations, which are one of the most stunning hikes in Oregon. New construction and changes in the area are making it an affordable place to live with growing ammenties. The commute to Medford seems to be short and easy.
The second largest city in Josephine County, Cave Junction is a thriving community located about halfway between Grants Pass and the Oregon Coast on Hwy 199. Unparralelled outdoor beauty makes this area a year-round vacation spot for visitors of all styles and ages.
A bustling city on the Rogue River with many recreational alternatives. Golf, river rafting, hiking, camping, fishing and a small airport nearby. Only an hour and a half from the ocean. Great climate! Grants Pass is the site of the Grants Pass Downs, for horse racing. Call 541-476-6234 for more information. Rogue Community College, a state of the art hospital,Three Rivers Community Hospital, and several playhouses (along with many other amenities) make Grants Pass very comfortable.
The little town of Merlin is located just a few miles north of Grants Pass on I-5. Some of the best whitewater and fishing guides in all of Oregon are located here. Come spend a day in what has come to be known as “The Gateway to the Wild and Scenic Rogue!”
Originally Slate Creek Post, This tiny community became Wilderville in 1878. Located between Grants Pass and Cave Junction. Wilderville has remained quaint through the years. Blink and you might drive right by it! That being said, it is a beautiful area surrounded by hills, creeks, and forests to explore.