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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

Bridgeview Vineyards

Bridgeview Vineyards is very passionate about their work, growing grapes, making wine, working with family and of course drinking great […]

4210 Holland Loop Road
Cave Junction, OR. 97523
541-592-4688
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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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Foris Vineyards is wonderful anytime of year!
Illinois Valley

Foris Vineyards Winery

Passing through the small town of Cave Junction (population 2071), you may not know one of of Oregon’s most established […]

654 Kendall Road
Cave Junction, OR. 97523
800-843-6747
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Treehouse at Out n' About

Featuring Treehouse accommodations for all ages and adventure levels. Out’n’About is truly a treehouse wonderland. With a total of 18 […]

300 Page Creek Road
Cave Junction, OR. 97523
541-592-2208
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27550 Redwood Hwy.
Cave Junction, OR. 97523
541-592-3702
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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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Cave Creek
Illinois Valley

Cave Creek Trail

Wind your way down the mountain to the Cave Creek Campground. Enjoy the dense forest, splashing streams, and rock outcrops. […]

Cave Junction, OR.
541-592-2100
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Chinquapin Group Campground

Overview The Chinquapin Group Campground is located at the former site of the Camp Oregon Caves Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) […]

Cave Junction, OR.
541-592-4000
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Grayback Campground

This campground is located in a beautiful forested setting, with the Oregon Caves National Momunent located approximately 5 miles further […]

Cave Junction, OR.
541-592-4000
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