Have fun in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon

Rogue Valley Now is the complete information resource for anyone who visits or vacations in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon. Everything you need is here, in one place: complete listings of dining and lodging choices, informative events calendar for concerts, plays and more, plus stories about area attractions, activities and places to see.

 

 

Red ButtesRed Buttes Wilderness Area

hikeride

 

 

  • Moderate
  • 8 mile round-trip
  • 1400 feet elevation gain
  • Open June through November

Nice views of wildflower meadows and small mountain lakes.

 

Mule MountainMule Mountain Hiking Trail

hikebikeride

 

 

  • Easy to Mule Creek; Moderate to the oak ridge; difficult to complete the entire loop
  • 3 mile round-trip to Mule Creek; 4 mile round-trip to Oak ridge; 11 mile round-trip of entire loop
  • 1000 feet to 2800 feet elevation gain depending on distance ventured
  • Mule Creek and oak ridge open all year; entire hike open April to December

A great hike to see gnarled white oaks and curious-looking mossy pools off the beaten path.

 

Sterling Ditch TunnelSterling Ditch Mining Tunnel Trail

hikebikeride

 

 

  • Easy to reach the tunnel; difficult to complete entire trail
  • 4.7 mile loop for tunnel hike; 17 mile one-way to complete trail
  • elevation gain of 500 to 700 feet along entire trail
  • Open year-round

A rare chance to explore an old mining tunnel and see a bit of history.

 

Collings MountainCollings Mountain Hiking Trail

hikebikeride

 

 

  • Moderate
  • 7 mile one-way to reach Applegate Lake reservoir
  • 1700 feet elevation gain
  • Open year-round

Nice trail through shady woods that is popular with hikers and horseback riders.

 

Applegate LakeApplegate Lake in Southern Oregon

hikeride

 

 

  • Easy to complete peninsula loop; difficult ride for bikers circling the entire lake
  • 6.5 mile loop around peninsula; 18 mile loop of entire lake
  • No more than a 400 feet elevation gain anywhere around the lake
  • Open year-round

Beautiful quite hike for peace and solitude. Many wildflowers in grassy meadows.

 

Stein ButteStein Butte Wilderness in Southern Oregon

hikebikeride

 

 

  • Difficult
  • 9 mile round-trip
  • 2400 elevation gain
  • Open April through December

Beautiful views high above Applegate Lake and groves of rare Knobcone pine.

 

Frog PondFrog Pond

hikeride

 

 

  • Moderate
  • 8 mile loop
  • 1800 feet elevation gain
  • Open mid-May through November

A very beautiful hike through sub-alpine meadows. A shorter hike to Applegate bridge is fairly easy and takes you to a swim-able pool and the ruins of old log cabins.

 

Grayback MountainGrayback Mountain Hiking Trails

hikebikeride

 

 

  • Moderate to the meadow; difficult to reach the summit
  • 2.5 mile round-trip to the meadow; 6.2 mile round-trip to summit
  • 1100 feet elevation gain to meadow; 1800 feet gain to summit
  • Open June to early November

An historic usable cabin and beautiful wildflowers make this a popular hike.

 

Sturgis ForkStugis Fork Hiking and Riding Trail

hikebikeride

 

 

  • Moderate
  • 5 mile round-trip
  • 1300 feet elevation gain
  • Open mid-June to mid-November

A hidden gem that offers endless hiking and backpacking opportunities. Choose Grayback Mountain, Oregon Caves National Monument or Red Buttes Wilderness area when you decide on an extended backpacking adventure.

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