Ashland Oregon Tours
Cascades and Mountain Lakes Tour
This 40- mile tour takes you to several mountain lakes,
including Hyatt and Howard Prairie Lakes. There are
opportunities to fish, boat or canoe, and rental services are
available at many of the lakes. This tour is especially
well-suited to the nature lover, and photographic
opportunities abound. Estimated travel time: 2 hours.
This 24-mile route travels from Ashland through the Rogue
Valley's pear and apple orchards on your way to the historic
city of Jacksonville. Known as the first place gold was
discovered in Oregon, Jacksonville is one of the only eight
cities in the U.S. named as a National Historic Landmark.
There are 85 historic homes and buildings in Jacksonville,
old-time trolley tours, lodging, shops and restaurants.
Estimated travel time: 2 hours
This 140-mile route travels along Highway 66, one of
Oregon's "Historic and Scenic" highways. Pine and fir forests
along the route open to reveal small sub-alpine meadows and
vistas. Turning northwest the route (Highway 140) skirts
Klamath Lake. Lake of the woods and Fish Lake as well as seven
U.S. Forest Service Campgrounds are situated near the summit
of the Cascades on this route. The southern Cascade Route
returns to Interstate5 heading west and then south on Highway
62. Estimated travel time: Full day.
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