Culture and Recreation in Southern Oregon
Southern Oregon has a lot to offer in the way of recreation and culture. There's mountain climbing, rafting, winter sports, bicycling, world class theater, an abundance of popular and classical music, cutting edge film festivals and a wide spectrum of fine art. So, check out southern Oregon!
- Oregon Shakespeare Festival: world class theater
- Britt Music Festivals: popular and classical music festivals
- Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater
- Ashland Independent Film Festival: independent film festival in April
- Schneider Museum of Art
- First Friday Art Gallery Walks
- SOU Outdoor Program: on-campus resource for outdoor and recreational activities
- Mt. Ashland Ski Area: downhill skiing, cross-country skiing and snowboarding
- Crater Lake: The second deepest lake in North America
- Mt. Shasta: Rising to an elevation of 14,162 feet, Mt. Shasta is the second highest (to Mt. Rainier) of the Cascade Range volcanoes.
- Mt. McLaughlin: 9495 feet and part of the Cascade Range.
- Klamath Basin and Klamath Lake: Oregon's best birding area.
- Rogue, Klamath and Illinois Rivers: world class fishing and rafting
- Pacific Crest Trail
- Lithia Park: Footpaths and duck ponds set in 93 lush acres in downtown Ashland: see also The National Register of Historic Places.