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Oregon whitewater, Rogue River - North Fork

Jackson county, River Bridge to North Fork Park section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     6 miles
  The wonderful Oregon scenery and the cool fresh water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Oregon you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so keep in mind that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. Since you're on this site you are probably
    into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.
The beautiful Southern Cascade Range scenery is an added bonus. The River Bridge to North Fork Park section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This section of Rogue River - North Fork in Jackson County is 6 miles long and it is classified as a class III section by American Whitewater. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, suitable for an afternoon trip.  
The put-in is not too far from Medford, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Prospect here at Rogue River - North Fork. Hiking along the Flat Creek Trail is good fun, and a journey to Joseph H. Stewart State Park invigorates the soul. This river is a wonderful place to visit. Going for a hike along the Ginkgo Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this region. Rogue River National Forest is a fine site to go if you're at Rogue River - North Fork. High temperatures at Rogue River - North Fork during the summertime are in the 80's with night lows in the 40's.

Rogue River - North Fork, River Bridge to North Fork Park road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Rogue River - North Fork.
 Whitewater Near Rogue River - North Fork:
Rogue River - North Fork, Jackson County, 2 miles away
      Class III - 6 miles long (River Bridge to North Fork Park)
Rogue River - North Fork, Jackson County, 2 miles away
      Class IV(V+) - 3.3 miles long (Mill Creek Falls to Lost Creek Lake)
Rogue River - North Fork, Jackson County, 6 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (Natural Bridge to Woodruff Bridge)
Jackson Creek, Douglas County, 12 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 8 miles long (NF300 to Cover Camp)
Big Butte Creek, Jackson County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 9.5 miles long (Butte Falls to Netherlands Road)
Whitewater Outfitter - Rapid Pleasure Raft Rental, Jackson County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Jackson Creek, Douglas County, 16 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8 miles long (Cover Camp to FS 31)
Whitewater Outfitter - Fishin Hole, Jackson County, 24 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Rogue Rafting, Jackson County, 24 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Umpqua River - South, Douglas County, 24 miles away
      Class III-IV - 12 miles long (Campbell Falls to Three C Rock)
 Ski Areas Near Rogue River - North Fork:
Mt. Ashland, Oregon , 39 miles away, 1195 foot drop, 4 lifts, 23 runs
Willamette Pass, Oregon , 52 miles away, 1563 foot drop, 6 lifts, 29 runs
Mount Shasta, California , 77 miles away, 1390 foot drop, 5 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Bachelor, Oregon , 84 miles away, 3365 foot drop, 13 lifts, 71 runs
Hoodoo, Oregon , 93 miles away, 1035 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
 Marinas Near Rogue River - North Fork:
Lost Creek Marina, Trail , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Rogue River - North Fork:
Brookside Inn And Suites, White City , 31 miles away
Ashland Hills Hotel And Suites, Ashland , 33 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites ASHLAND, Ashland , 33 miles away
Rodeway Inn Ashland, Ashland , 33 miles away
Super 8 Ashland, Ashland , 33 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Rogue River - North Fork:
Prospect Rv Park, Prospect, 2 miles away
Mountain Home Mobile Village, Prospect, 2 miles away
River Bridge, Prospect, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Rogue River - North Fork:
Flat Creek Trail, Jackson , 6 miles away, 2.5 hiking miles, 229 feet elevation difference
Ginkgo Trail, Jackson , 7 miles away, 4.7 hiking miles, 1087 feet elevation difference
Dead Soldier Trail, Jackson , 8 miles away, 3.1 hiking miles, 1743 feet elevation difference
Umpqua Rogue Trail, Douglas , 8 miles away, 3.6 hiking miles, 1122 feet elevation difference
Union Creek Trail, Jackson , 8 miles away,  7 hiking miles, 412 feet elevation difference
Anderson Mountain Trail, Douglas , 9 miles away,  6.8 hiking miles, 1906 feet elevation difference
Sandstone Trail, Douglas , 10 miles away, 3.9 hiking miles, 2406 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Rogue River - North Fork:
Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake - OR , 26 miles away
Joseph H. Stewart State Park, Oregon , 10 miles away
Rogue River National Forest, Oregon , 15 miles away
Casey State Park, Oregon , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Rogue River - North Fork
Medco Pond, Jackson , 8 miles away
Lost Creek Lake, Jackson , 14 miles away

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