Outdoors

Outdoors

Mountain Lakes

Mountain Lakes

In a world dominated by sitting down, motionlessly hooked to a screen just two feet in front of you for hours upon hours, you can easily see why the opposite of that has become one the fastest growing sports in the world: Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). 

It’s not a difficult concept to grasp: you are on a board … that you paddle … while standing.

This sport has become popular in part because of its ease and versatility. While more challenging than other paddle sports such as kayaking or canoeing, a beginner can still feel at ease on an SUP in just a short afternoon on a calm lake. And it’s just plain fun.

Local Golf Courses

Local Golf Courses

Oak Knoll Golf Course – Par 36

This challenging, 9-hole course is one of the oldest in the valley, with great views of Grizzly Peak, Pilot Rock and the valley. One hint: lay up on #6 for an easy par. 
3070 Highway 66 • Ashland • 541-482-4311

River Adventures

River Adventures

For those interested in fishing or whitewater rafting trips, the area has an abundance of great commercial outfitters that offer a fantastic range of adventures ranging from lazy beginner runs up to intense class IV-adrenaline-pumping white water trips.   

 

The Bear Creek Greenway

The Bear Creek Greenway

The Bear Creek Greenway is a narrow corridor of public-owned land that follows the lush Bear Creek streambed from Ashland to Central Point. The Greenway is spread out over 600 acres of pristine southern Oregon landscape and will one day include a continuous 21-mile path from Oak Street in Ashland to the Seven Oaks Interchange in Central Point.

Tuesday & Saturday Growers Market

Tuesday & Saturday Growers Market

The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market offers the finest in locally grown produce, plants and flowers, along with gourmet and specialty foods, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts. The Market consists of over 200 local members. All items for sale at the Market are locally prepared, grown, or crafted by the vendor.