Ashland Area Attractions
Emigrant Lake

Waterslide, boating, fishing, camping, RV sites, picnicking and more. 5 miles south of Ashland on Highway 66. All ages enjoy the thrills of the twin-flume, 280 ft Super slide. The park includes dressing rooms, showers, restrooms, picnic tables, and a concession stand with a full menu. The waterslide and food concession stand are open 7 days a week from noon to 6:00pm Memorial Day to Labor Day.
The park also features large shaded and grassy picnic areas, playground and area for volleyball, softball and horseshoes. Also available are group picnic areas with covered shelters, large barbecues and picnic tables, water and electricity. Camping is available in a 42 unit campground with restrooms and showers. Campground : March 15th through October 15th. (541) 776-7001.
Howard Prairie and Hyatt Lakes

Just about 20 miles from Ashland, in the Cascade Mountains.  The lakes are popular for boating, sailing and fishing. Campsites are abundant and the Pacific Crest Trail is easily accessible. Features include fishing, camping and boat launch facilities; Lily Glen Equestrian Area with it's barn, corrals, horse trails, cross country jumping course, picnic tables and camping facilities. Both Hyatt Lake and Howard Prairie Resorts have restaurant, store, marina and boat rental, and campgrounds with hookups, showers and camp trailer rental. Howard Prairie Lake Resort: (541) 482-1979. Hyatt Lake Resort: (541) 482-3331.

This historic gold rush town of the 1850s and a National Historic Landmark downtown is full of antiques, restored homes, shops and museums. Jacsonville is also the home of the Britt Festival, an outdoor venue featuring nationally famous entertainers. 15 miles west of Ashland.

Lake of the Woods

Lodge, housekeeping units and campsites open year 'round. Boating, fishing in the summer. Easy access to snowmobile runs, cross country skiing and ice skating in the winter. Food and groceries available. 40 miles east of Medford off of Highway 140. (541) 949-8300.
Lithia Park 

More than 100 acres of developed recreation area located in downtown Ashland adjacent to the famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Ashland Creek flows the length of the park and two duck ponds provide habitats for many species of waterfowl. In summer the park's band shell is the site of concerts, ballets, and shows.
Lost Creek Dam

Cole M. River Fish Hatchery. Picnic area and lots of scenery just 45 miles northeast of Ashland on Hwy 62.
Mt. Ashland Ski Resort

18 miles from Ashland in the Siskiyou Range on Mount Ashland. Full service ski area for all ability levels. 4 chair lifts, 23 ski runs, 1,150 feet of vertical drop. 200 acres of skiing. 40 acres of night skiing. Ski/lodging packages. Open daily from approximately Thanksgiving through March. 1745 Hwy 66. Snow Phone: (541) 482-2754. Office: (541) 482-2897
Rogue River

Fishing, boating, jet boat trips, camping, picnicking, guided raft trips, and rentals for rafting on your own.