Things To Do in the Rogue Valley and Beyond

There are an amazing variety of activities available near Cascade Mountain Ranch. We have selected many of our favorites and separated them into categories based on their distance from the ranch. Click the tabs below to view each.


  • Crater Lake National Park

    "Crater Lake is one of the world's most unique and beautiful landscapes." Just a two hour drive from Cascade Mountain Ranch. You will also enjoy the stunning scenery on the way. website: ph: 541.594.3000

    Oregon Caves National Monument

    The Oregon Caves are located about one and half hours from the Cascade Mountain Ranch. The 90-minute cave tour (need reservations) takes you through spectacular and unusal caves. website: ph: 541.592.2100

    Out 'n' About

    Outdoor fun about an hour and a half from Cascade Mountain Ranch. Treehouse Ziplines! Canopy Zipline tours, Adventure Course, Tarzan Swing, Horseback riding and much more. Great fun for all ages. website: ph: 541.592.2208

    Wildlife Safari

    Just an hour away from Cascade Mountain Ranch is a fun-filled family destination where you drive through and view over 500 animals in their natural habitat, roaming freely. website: ph: 541.679.6761

    The Redwoods

    These majestic, awe-inspiring trees are less than 2 hours from Cascade Mountain Ranch. You can wander through Jedediah Smith State Park or the walking trails at Stout Grove. Take a picnic and make a day of memories. website:

  • Ashland

    Fifty miles south of Cascade Mountain Ranch, this lovely town is nestled on the foothills of the southern Rogue Valley. It is famous for the Shakespeare Festival, but is also home to Lithia Park, many unique shops, and fantastic restaurants. Lithia Springs is nearby. website:

    Oregon Shakespeare Festival

    This award-winning festival is one of the oldest events of its kind and includes three theatres, including the classic outdoor Shakespearean Theater. website:


    Forty miles from Cascade Mountain Ranch, Jacksonville is a quaint gold-mining town that is registered as a National Historic Landmark. It has everything from museums to shopping, and includes a variety of dining experiences. You can tour the town by cable car, or several walking tours are offered. website:

    Britt Festival

    Jacksonville is also home to the Britt Festival, an outdoor amphi-theater that hosts a variety of well-known musicians each summer. website:

  • Rogue River "Hellgate" Jetboat Excursions

    "Northwest's #1 River Trip. See and hear the sounds of the wildeness. Feel the rushing rapids and the wind in your face. A rare, natural wonder you won't forget" website: ph: 1.800.648.4874

    River Rafting and Fishing on the Rogue

    Rogue Wilderness Adventure  website:  ph: 1.800.336.1647

    Rogue River Raft Trips

    website:  ph: 1.800.826.1963

    Golf Courses

    To see all the Courses in the Grants Pass area go to the website:  The Red Mountain Golf Course is only 5 minutes from Cascade Mountain Ranch. ph:541.479.2297

    Joe Creek Waterfalls and Swimming Holes

    Although Cascade Mountain Ranch has swimming on-site most of the year, there is also the option of swimming nearby. Waterfalls and swimming holes are available for a small entrance fee.  Discounts  available for larger groups, reservations are required. A great outdoor experience, just a mile down the road. website: ph: 541.479.7974

    Wildlife Images

    Where sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals are given a second chance at life.  website: ph: 541.476.0222

    The Applegate Trail Interpretive Center

    A great place to visit the history of Oregon. website:  ph: 1.888.411.1846

    Galesville Reservoir

    For the more serious "fisherman", Galesville is about 15 minutes down the road. ph: 541.837.3302

    ATV Off Roading

    Adjacent to Cascade Mountain Ranch are over 30 miles of back roads just perfect for the adventurous ATVer

    Golden Ghost Town & Wolf Creek Inn

    For the history buff, you might want to explore Golden Ghost Town or see the beautiful Wolf Creek Inn. ph:541.866.2474


    Grants Pass offers a wide variety of dining options ranging from the typical fasts food places to the nicer restaurants. Here are some of our unique local favorites: Tap Rock, Wild River Brewing and Pizza Comany, Train Depot, Si Casa Flores, Pongsri's Thai & Big Bear Diner. Enjoy!

Contact and Location

Cascade Mountain Ranch
2500 Jump Off Joe Creek Road
Grants Pass, OR 97526


Phone: 541-890-8436