Only a short drive from Crater Lake National Park, Medford’s rolling hills will delight you with award-winning wines, artisan cheeses, and specialty chocolates. Medford’s historic downtown is rediscovering its heritage with beautifully restored buildings filled with art galleries, bookstores, coffeehouses, specialty boutiques, and antiques. The power, drama and excitement of performing arts can be found in the restored Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater.
From multi-purpose turf softball and soccer fields to hockey rinks to tennis courts - if you can play it, we can host it. Our diverse landscape also lends itself to extreme sporting like mountain biking, kayaking, and obstacle courses. On its way to becoming a premier sports event destination, Medford's mild climate allows the sporting life to go on all year.
Located on the way to Crater Lake and right next to the Rogue River, Medford is the gateway to your perfect Southern Oregon Outdoor adventure. On the area's rivers you can kayak and raft and jetboat within minutes of downtown Medford. You can journey up into the mountains for hiking and stay in the valley and golf at championship courses. Medford truly is the center of it all in the Rogue Valley.
At the heart of Rogue Valley agriculture for more than 100 years, culinary delights await every visitor. Explore the Bear Creek and Upper Rogue Wine Trails or spend an afternoon in Central Point's Artisan Corridor with the finest specialty chocolates and Rogue Creamery cheese. And the Harry and David Country Store, home of the largest gourmet mail-order company in the world, is right here in Medford.