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Fly Water Travel. 27 3rd Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-488-7159; Toll-free: 1-800-552-2729; Fax: 541-488-7160.
Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink. Lithia Park - 95 Winburn Way, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-488-9189.
Hyatt Lake Recreation Area.
Northern corner of the Cascade-Siskiyou
Camping, hiking, fishing, and boating.
59 Winburn Way, Ashland, OR 97520.
Japanese Garden, hiking and biking trails, band shell, outdoor stage, 2 public greens, tennis courts.
North Mountain Park Nature Center. 620 N. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR 97502. Phone: 541-488-6606.
Nature Center, Demonstration Gardens, playing fields and several acres of wildlife-friendly open space and trails.
Oregon Caves National
Above ground, the 480- acre site encompasses a remnant old-growth coniferous forest harboring an array of plants and a Douglas fir tree with the widest known girth in Oregon. Three hiking trails access this forest. Below ground is an active marble cave created by natural forces over thousands of years. For a fee, a private concessionaire will provide tours of the cave.
Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest. Ashland Ranger District: 645 Washington Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-552-2900; Fax: 541-552-2922.
Fishing, hunting, ATV, biking, trails, watersports and snow activities.
Field-based natural history courses including birding, hiking, art and botanical studies.
Siskiyou Mountain Park. Phone: 541-488-5340. 270 Acres.
Above the city on the south side, with access off of Park Street. Single-track trails for mountain biking, hiking or horseback riding.
Community Skate Park. Water Street. Phone: 541-488-5340.
Mt. Ashland Ski Area. 693 Washington Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-482-2897; Fax: 541-482-3644.
Rogue Valley Runners. 161 E. Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-201-0014.
Daniel Meyer Swimming Pool. Hunter Park - Holmes Avenue between Walker and Normal Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-488-5340.
Emigrant Lake. 5505 Highway 66, Ashland, OR 97520.
Swimming, picnicking, hiking, boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing.
Garfield Water Park. E. Main and Garfield, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-488-5340.
Main Street Adventure Tours. Phone: 541-482-9852.
Oregon Wine and Farm Tour. Phone: 541-855-0122.
Southern Oregon Wine Tours. Phone: 541-482-9852.
Bear Creek Greenway
Follows the Bear Creek streambed from Ashland to Central Point.
Bike and Pedestrian Trails
Map of trails and bike routes from the southern boundary of the City of Ashland to the summit of Mt. Ashland, and to the Pacific Crest Trail.
Ashland Mountain Adventures.
700 Mistletoe Road, Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: 541-499-2298.
Shuttle service to the Siskiyou Mountains hiking and biking trails.
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Best selection of books on the Northwest.
100 Hikes in Southern Oregon by William L. Sullivan. This guide to Southern Oregon proves there's more to this scenic region than Crater Lake, the Rogue River, and Mt. Shasta. Discover a hot springs in the hills behind Roseburg, a wildflower mecca near Ashland, and a hidden lake basin in the Trinity Alps. The book describes hikes for families and plenty of options for backpackers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. Order now...
Moon Spotlight Oregon's Southern Cascades Camping & Hiking by Sean Patrick Hill and Tom Stienstra. Camp listings have at-a-glance icons indicating nearby trails, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, and hot springs. Hiking descriptions include distance, estimated hiking time, and a rating for difficulty, easy-to-follow maps and clear driving directions area. Order now...
Hiking Oregon's Southern Cascades & Siskiyous by Art Bernstein. Use this guide for up-to-date trail information, accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails, difficulty ratings for each hike, detailed trail maps, and zero-impact camping tips. Order now...
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Shorty's Not So Lost Mines and Treasures of Southern Oregon by Linda Owen. A pictorial walk through the Gold Rush days of Southern Oregon. Pictures of old mines, with GPS coordinates, mapping coordinates, and descriptions of each. Also Lost Treasure Legends, and stories from the past. A Reference section with more than 3000 mines and quarries in 5 counties. Order now...
Oregon Lake Maps & Fishing Guide by Gary Lewis and Esther Appel. Logging over 6,000 miles Lewis visited 40 lakes and surrounding communities to bring accurate information. Each lake map includes: Roads, access points, boat launches, peak fishing times, insect hatches, hatch-timing chart; fly-fishing, conventional tackle techniques; fishing knots, tackle guide, important services and more. Order now...
Backroads & Byways of Oregon: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions by Crystal Wood. With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled. Offering up 11 distinctive road trips and weekend getaways-from the awe-inspiring Oregon Coast to the geological wonders of Mt. Hood-this one-of-a-kind guide reveals the quirks and little-known delights of the "real" Oregon. Order now...
The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon: The 80 Best Easy Hikes by Seabury Blair Jr. This book covers the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the state. Trails are divided into regions, including a section on urban hikes and walks. A chart compiles the hikes per effort level required, overall hike rating, and best season to hit the trail. Order now...
Oregon: An Explorer's Guide 3d Edition by Denise Fainberg. New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need. Includes: getting there, getting around, what to see, what to do, green space, family activities, where to stay and eat, entertainment, selective shopping, special events, and more. Color highlights throughout, 100 black-and-white photographs. Order now...
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