National Treasure is True Blue Forever

Discover Crater Lake National Park

Created from the volcanic eruption of Mt. Mazama 7,000 years ago, Crater Lake has inspired wonder ever since. With a rich cultural history and breathtaking landscape, the Park is a must-see destination for a bevy of outdoor activities.

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Britt Festival takes music's center stage

The Britt festival stage in Jacksonville. Photo by Maxine Guenther courtesy of the Britt Festival.

Great music in an excellent venue ... The Britt Festival in Jacksonville delivers both each summer.

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Crater Lake caters to cyclists

The National Park Service is setting aside  vehicle-free  days from Rim Drive around Crater Lake.

Distance riders get rare opportunities to peddle along a beautiful route without traffic concerns.

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Tour reflects Crater Lake's beauty

A tour boat leaves its dock.
Photo by Carla Shryock

A Crater Lake boat tour lets you touch the astonishingly clear, blue water, gaze at the stark, rocky shore, and marvel at the water's reflections. This is all about the experience, seeing this natural wonder from the water line up.

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Prospect Historic Hotel provides warm accommodations

Karen and Fred Wickman pay attention to every detail at the Prospect Historic Hotel. Photo by Dan Shryock

Located 28 miles from Crater Lake National Park, the Prospect Historic Hotel provides cozy accommodations and great food in a 6-acre forested setting along the Upper Rogue River.

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Plenty of Water for River Sports

Courtesy Orange Torpedo Trips

Get your paddles ready. Southern Oregon rivers will have ample water for your outdoor activities this summer.

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Oregon's Wild & Scenic Rivers provide a beautiful and thrilling rafting experience for any skill level.

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Road Cycling

Whether you're looking for challenging climbs, beautiful scenery or nice flat loops, the low-traffic backroads of Southern Oregon provide the ideal ride for any cyclist.

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Abacela blends the elements

Hilda and Earl Jones of Abacela Winery

Magazine names Umpqua Valley producer '2013 Oregon Winery of the Year;' owners receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2015 event.

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The giant Redwoods near Brookings.

To truly experience all Southern Oregon has to offer, you'll want to walk. Hundreds of hikes are available for any skill level through historic towns and beautiful wilderness.

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Help Protect Table Rocks

Rising a stupendous 800 feet above the roaring Rogue River, Table Rocks is one of Oregon’s most impressive geologic formations. Learn how you can help The Nature Conservancy protect this landmark. Visit

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High Wire Act Above The Trees

Betty Carlton of Redding, CA, takes her turn on the line.Dan Shryock photo

Let yourself fly! Feel the adrenaline rush and conquer your fears at Rogue Valley Zipline Adventure.

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Discover Southern Oregon On the Go

Southern Oregon is home to world-class fishing and rafting rivers, mountains for skiing, biking and hiking, and green valleys that produce award-winning wines. It's also home to North America's deepest lake and Oregon's only National Park, Crater Lake, which graces the back of Oregon's state quarter.

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