Lake National Park
only national park in Oregon. Known for its beautiful,
deep blue color, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in
the United States, fifth in the world (1,932 feet
deep). The lake was formed by the explosion and collapse
of 12,000 foot Mt. Mazama some 7700 years ago.
The famous Rogue River runs through this "all-season"
recreation destination. Noted for its steelhead and
salmon fishing, hunting, rafting and kayaking; guide
services are available. Shady Cove is situated on the
Rogue-Umpqua Scenic and Oregon State Byways, south of
Crater Lake National Park.
Noted for the world famous Oregon
Shakespeare Festival, this town hosts a
state university, and many smaller theatres, art galleries,
fine restaurants and a museum. With
an annual snowfall of over 300 inches; nearby Mt.
Ashland has plenty of snow for powder hounds
and plenty of sun all winter long.
Ginger Rogers Theater Southern Oregon's
state-of-the-art community performing arts center. The
facility features excellent acoustics and sightlines,
an impressive array of theatrical equipment and is operated
by a professional staff.
Rivers Fish Hatchery
Cole M. Rivers Hatchery is located at the base of
Lost Creek Dam on the Rogue River. The hatchery is 153
river miles from the ocean and consists of 87 raceways,
26 circular ponds, six adult holding ponds and two rainbow
brood ponds. Cole Rivers is the largest hatchery on
the west coast, annually rearing 3.7 million spring
Chinook, Coho steelhead and rainbow trout. Visitors
are welcome to tour the hatchery daily from 7:30 a.m.
Home to the Eagle
Point Golf Course (a championship 18-hole
Robert Trent Jones II golf course), history also plays
a large part in the way of life of this small community.
With two truly fine museums, a covered bridge, the historic
Butte Creek Mill three parks, and
many historic buildings in town, you'll feel as if you
have stepped back in time to a quieter, gentler era.
Home to the Britt
Festival, the historic character of this 19th Century
town and the colorful legends of the past are woven
into the fabric of every day life in Jacksonville. The
entire town has been declared a National Historic Area.