Whether you love to hike, run, bike, birdwatch, ski, snowboard or are an equestrian, the four seasons of the Ashland Watershed and surrounding outdoors offers something for everyone. Said to be the hub for endurance events, such as the Spring Thaw, Mt. Ashland HIllclimb run, Siskiyou Challenge, Ashland Mountain Challenge and many more, Ashland offers 4600’ vertical with 12.5 miles of single track along with world-class terrain. The Top Trail Running town in the country, Ashland is home to many accomplished athletes such as Ultra runner, Hal Koerner owner of Rogue Valley Runners. Ashland’s outdoors provide Natural Beauty to enjoy, Cycling adventures for the family or adventure cyclist, miles of amazing trails for Hiking & Trail Running, Water Adventures such as rafting, jetboating, kayaking and swimming in the rivers and many lakes within a short drive of Ashland including the Rogue River and Crater Lake National Park, Camping and Fishing, Golfing, fun Winter Recreation, and beyond Ashland, the Mountain Lakes region.
Enjoy the trail systems of the Ashland Watershed, Lithia Park and Oredson-Todd Woods while trail running, hiking, birding or mountain biking
Witness the seasonal wildflowers on Grizzly Peak and Mt. Ashland
Hike and picnic at Grouse Gap Shelter along the Pacific Crest Trail
Cool off white water rafting or kayaking on the Rogue or Upper Klamath rivers
Cycle along the hills of Ashland, Bear Creek Greenway or for extreme riders, the Cascade Siskiyou Scenic Bikeway, 1of 14 designated Scenic Bikeways in Oregon
Visit Sky Lakes Wilderness and Mountain Lakes, fishing, paddling or swimming