Southern Oregon and all it's beauty awaits you in Southern Oregon's Rogue Valley, with the world famous Rogue River, surrounded by the Cascade Mountains and the Coastal Range. Fishing, hunting, hiking, golf, mountain biking and rafting can all be enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.

Grants Pass, Medford, Ashland Jacksonville and the Illinois Valley are just some of the many great places to live. All this fun is here with sun too! Southwestern Oregon boasts one of the mildest climates in the Northwest! Average annual rainfall is approximately 32 inches, comparable to the San Francisco Bay Area and much less than climates farther north! The wind velocity is among the lowest in the nation! Snowfall on the valley floor is minimal, only 2-3 inches each year.

Interstate 5 links the valley to all the major cities on the west coast and it is only an hour and a half drive to the beautiful Oregon coast and likewise to Crater Lake National Park. Quality professional services, hospitals, shopping and utilities, the Rogue Valley International Airport and the Rogue Valley Mall are all available.
 
 
Grants Pass
is located in southern Oregon about 60 miles north of the California border. It is a town filled with beauty, history and scenic attractions. Downtown Grants Pass recently earned the distinction of a National Historic District because of its historic buildings and homes. Downtown is filled with antique and collectible shops, ice cream parlors, and sidewalk espresso stands. Be sure to stroll through downtown and enjoy the beautifully restored historical buildings. The highlight of Grants Pass is the mighty Rogue River flowing through town. Riverside Park is located right on the Rogue River and is a wonderful place to picnic and walk along the Rogue.

The city is often referred to as the "whitewater rafting capital" of Oregon and over 25 outfitters offer rafting adventures in Grants Pass and nearby Merlin. There are jet boats that leave from Grants Pass and take visitors on a tour through Hellgate Canyon. Be sure to bring your cameras to catch the extensive wildlife on film. In 1968 the Rogue River was designated by Congress as a National Wild and Scenic river. This means that visitors have access to an unspoiled wilderness world.

Grants Pass abounds with modern campgrounds and RV facilities, many with boat ramps and riverside campsites. Josephine County has an extensive system of parks, and many of these are on the Rogue River. As far as overnight accommodations, you will find everything from motels to elegant bed and breakfast inns.

At the end of May, in Grants Pass, the world famous Boatnik festival at Riverside Park. It lasts four days and the main event is a thrilling hydroboat race. Grants Pass is also host to southern Oregon's largest outdoor "Growers Market". In spring and fall, Grants Pass is awash in color with the new blooms or the fall turning of the trees, but anytime of year at all, Grants Pass is an exceptionally beautiful town.
 
 
Medford is located on Interstate 5, just 27 miles north of the California-Oregon border. It is about 26 miles south of Grants Pass. Medford is situated in the heart of Southern Oregon's beautiful Rogue River Valley. Pear orchards bloom profusely in the spring, surrounded by snow-capped peaks still white with the last snows of winter and the summers are warm.

With a population of over 80,000, Medford is still the business, commercial, and professional center of Jackson County. Visitors and residents can enjoy the changing of the four seasons and overall mild climate. Elevation is 1380 feet above sea level; rainfall average is 19 inches; temperatures vary from average lows of 31-41° to average highs of 88-100°. The timber industry, agriculture, and tourism are basic to the economy.
 
Table Rock is located in Sams Valley near Medford & Central Point Oregon. Table Rock was a sanctuary for the Takelma Indians. There are two Table Rock mesas, an upper Table Rock and a Lower Table Rock. Upper Table Rock is a bit shorter and slightly easier to hike. Both are open all year with no hiking fees.
  
Jacksonville is located about seven miles west of Medford and fifteen miles north of Ashland Oregon. Historical Jacksonville is one of the most historically significant communities in the western United States. Filled with historical landmarks this town offers visitors an opportunity to share in the experience of a bygone era.
 
Illinois Valley "Home of the Oregon Caves" and the surrounding area of Southern Oregon were once part of a continental margin. They lie at the western end of the Siskiyou Mountains, where they abut the Coastal Range. The Oregon Caves, are located about 20 miles east of Cave Junction, off Hwy. 46. Cave Junction serves as a home base for visitors from around the world, many of whom travel to the Illinois Valley to see the unique geologic wonder.

The wondrous Illinois River borders Cave Junction on the west. There are plenty of shops and other amenities available serving the 15,000 rural residents of the Illinois Valley, along with the thousands of visitors who pass through annually
  
Other areas and towns include: Applegate Valley, Williams, Ruch, Central Point, Gold Hill, Rogue River, Talent, Phoenix, White City, Shady Cove, Eagle Point.
 
Heading North on I-5: Merlin, Hugo, Sunny Valley, Wolf Creek and Canyonville.
 
Contact us for further Information about our wonderful area.
 
Info Courtesy of: www.SouthernOregon.com
 
    
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KAY JOHNSON, Broker, GRI
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