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Wilderville

Travel to Wilderville

The small community of Wilderville is easy to reach from several prominent locations. Driving from the Oregon coast’s Coos Bay takes about 3 hours, and the journey takes you through some of the state’s lush landscapes and quaint towns. Travelers from Ashland will enjoy a short 1.5-hour drive, experiencing the picturesque Siskiyou Mountains. For those arriving by air, the nearest airport is in Medford, a convenient 45-minute drive to Wilderville, making it a straightforward destination for leisure and adventure.

The Wild and Scenic Illinois River: An Adventure Seeker’s Playground

Wilderville is named for its proximity to the wild and scenic Illinois River, a gem less traveled than the nearby Rogue River but equally captivating for adventurers and nature lovers. The river’s clear waters are ideal for kayaking and canoeing, providing paddlers with a peaceful experience or thrilling rapids, depending on the season. The Illinois River also boasts some of the cleanest water in the country, making it a perfect spot for swimming and fishing in a pristine natural setting.

Deer Creek Vineyards: Savoring Southern Oregon’s Wine Country

No visit to Wilderville is complete without exploring Deer Creek Vineyards. This boutique vineyard embodies the essence of Southern Oregon’s wine country, offering visitors a chance to taste award-winning wines in a tranquil setting. Wine enthusiasts can indulge in various vintages while enjoying the picturesque views of rolling hills and meticulously tended vines. The hospitable atmosphere and exceptional wines make for an unforgettable experience.

Briggs Valley Recreation Area: A Nature Lover’s Retreat

Lastly, Briggs Valley Recreation Area is a haven for outdoor activities near Wilderville. With numerous trails through dense forests and sparkling streams, it’s an excellent location for hiking, mountain biking, and camping. The area is also home to diverse wildlife, providing wildlife viewing and nature photography opportunities. The tranquility of Briggs Valley, combined with its accessibility, makes it a top choice for families and solo travelers looking to immerse themselves in Oregon’s natural beauty.

Things To Do

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Illinois Valley

Deer Creek Vineyards

Deer Creek Vineyards of Southern Oregon produces award winning, premium handcrafted wines, ensuring a unique, handcrafted touch in every bottle […]

2680 Deer Creek Road
Selma, OR. 97538
541-597-4226
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The mission of the Cave Junction Farmers Market is to support the local community of farmers and families by providing […]

24100 Redwood Hwy,
Kerby, OR.
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Illinois Valley

King’s Chinese Cuisine

311 S. Redwood Hwy
Cave Junction, OR. 97523
541.592.3553
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Illinois Valley

Siskiyou Field Institute

Siskiyou Field Institute’s beautiful campus offers indoor and outdoor lodging options year round. No pets are allowed on-site for the […]

1241 Illinois River Road
Selma, OR. 97538
(541) 597-8530
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Chateau at the Oregon Caves
Illinois Valley

Chateau at the Oregon Caves

Closed for restorations.

20000 Caves Hwy.
Cave Junction, OR. 97523
541-592-3400
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Enjoy the best of Southern Oregon in this unique winery setting.
Illinois Valley

Bridgeview Winery Suite

Welcome to the Bridgeview Winery Suite. This large lodge style suite offers room for up to 4 people and a […]

4210 Holland Loop Rd
Cave Junction, OR. 97523
877-411-5545
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Illinois Valley

Collie Bar Trail

This trail provides access to the Illinois Wild and Scenic River at Collier Bar from the Illinois River Trail #1161 within Kalmiopsis Wilderness.  […]

Cave Junction, OR.
541-592-4000
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Sucker Creek Trail

Access to the Red Buttes Wilderness. Trail passes through timber and old mining areas. Points of interest include high mountain […]

Cave Junction, OR.
541-592-4000
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Oregon Caves National Monument

The Monument is located at an elevation of 4,000 feet on the wooded slopes of the Siskiyou Mountains, part of […]

19000 Caves Highway
Cave Junction, OR. 97523
541-592-2100
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