Medford, Oregon


Claire Hanley Arboretum. 569 Hanley Road, Medford, OR.
The Claire Hanley Arboretum was first planted in 1962 by Claire and Mary Hanley, two sisters raised on the historic Michael Hanley Farmstead. Now it is part of an agricultural research center belonging to the Oregon State University.

Art and Art Galleries

Art du jour Gallery. 2103 E. Main Street, Medford, OR 97501. Phone: 541-770-3190.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center. 40 S. Bartlet, Medford, OR 97501. Phone: 541-772-8118.

Gardens and Parks

Alba Park
Located downtown on Holly and Main Streets, this is the oldest park in Medford. See the gazebo, marble statue of a boy with two dogs by a fountain pool and a Japanese cannon from World War II.

Bear Creek Park
Playground, little league fields, off-leash dog area, BMX track, amphitheater, skatepark, barbecue areas, tennis courts and a community garden.

Railroad Park
Park attractions include: full size cars, a caboose, a hopper car, Medco's "Four Spot" Willamette Locomotive, HO Scale Track/Trains in the clubhouse, a working telegraph system to send and receive telegrams in the compound and an operating outdoor Garden Railway.

Vogel Plaza
This park has fountains and art work and provides a staging area for many community events.

Historic Sites

Antelope Creek Bridge. GPS: Lat: N42 28.32; Long: W122 48.00.
The bridge is located in the city of Eagle Point at the intersection of Main Street and Royal Avenue.

Butte Creek Mill. 402 Royal Avenue N, Eagle Point, OR 97524. Phone: 541-826-3531; Fax: 541-830-8444. E-mail

IOOF EastWood Cemetery
Established in 1890.

Medford Carnegie Library

Museums and Exhibits

Kid Time! Discovery Experience. 226 N. Ross Lane, Medford, OR 97501. Phone: 541-772-9922.

Southern Oregon Historical Society. 106 N. Central, Medford, OR 97501. Phone: 541-773-6536.

National Forest

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. Supervisor's Office - 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, OR 97504. Phone: 541-618-2200; TTY: 1-866-296-3823.
Applegate and Fish Lakes and Chetco, Elk, Illinois, North Fork and Rogue Rivers, scenic drives.

Performing Arts

Rogue Opera. 33 North Central Avenue, Suite 424, Medford, OR 97501. Phone: 541-608-6400; Fax: 541-608-8870. E-mail

Performing Arts - Theater

Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater. 16 S. Bartlett, Medford, OR 97501. Phone: 541-779-3000.

Scenic Byway

Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.
Length: 172 mi / 276.8 km; Time to Allow: Eight hours.

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