50 Things to Do in Grants Pass

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Rogue River Activities

  • Take a thrilling ride on the Hellgate Jetboats
  • Raft the Wild & Scenic Rogue River with one of our many experienced guides and outfitters
  • Fish for Salmon or Steelhead along the Rogue River when they’re in season either on your own or with a guide
  • See Salmon spawning along the Rogue River in September and October

Sports & Recreation

  • Hike your way to see the beautiful Rainie Falls
  • Take the family swimming at the Caveman Pool
  • Tee off at one of our beautiful Golf Courses
  • Choose an easy, moderate or difficult trail to hike or bike at Cathedral Hills
  • Experience the legendary Rogue River from above as you walk across the Pedestrian Bridge at Reinhart Park
  • Play disc golf with a friend at one of our parks
  • Have a picnic and enjoy the view at Riverside Park
  • Practice your flycasting at the Reinhart Park Fishing Pond
  • Cheer on the Grants Pass Nuggets baseball team at a home game
  • Search for geocaches around the area
  • Ski down the slopes of Mount Ashland Ski Resort
  • Zip along a zipline with one of our nearby companies
  • Pitch a tent or bring your RV to camp at one of the Josephine County Parks

Arts & Culture

  • Catch a show at the historic Rogue Theatre
  • Take in the artwork at the Grants Pass Museum of Art
  • Visit the Glass Forge to see their work and catch a glass blowing demonstration
  • Experience fun, music, art, food, shopping and deals at First Friday Live
  • Watch artists work and see fantastic art at Art Along the Rogue, the premier street painting and music festival in the Northwest
  • Listen to live music and dance while at Concerts in the Park
  • Watch a play performed by talented locals at the Barnstormers Theatre

Historic District

  • Pick out fresh produce and handmade treats at the Growers Market
  • Learn about the history of Grants Pass and Josephine County at the Schmidt House
  • Shop the unique stores downtown for products you can’t find elsewhere
  • Get your favorite coffee, smoothie or tea from the Dutch House where Dutch Bros originally started as a coffee cart
  • Choose a tasty phosphate flavor at the Grants Pass Pharmacy’s Soda Fountain
  • Follow the smell of popcorn to the historic Blind George’s Popcorn Newsstand
  • Browse through the numerous antique stores downtown
  • Take a self-guided historic tour with a map from the Downtown Welcome Center at 6th & G

Food & Drink

  • Sip your favorite wines along the Applegate Wine Trail
  • Sample craft brews at one of our local breweries
  • Enjoy a meal with a beautiful view at one of our river-side restaurants
  • Sample some delicious cheese at the Rogue Creamery Farm

Sensational Sights

  • Make a day trip to marvel at the sights of Crater Lake
  • Explore the Oregon Caves National Monument
  • Flood your eyes with a sea of purple at the Lavender Fields
  • Challenge your mind at the Oregon Vortex House of Mystery
  • Take a short drive to listen to the soothing sounds of waves along the Coast
  • Cruise over to the Redwood Forest and be amazed by the towering trees
  • See the Grave Creek Covered Bridge, one of the few covered bridges remaining in Southern Oregon

Learn & Experience

  • See and learn about animal rehabilitation at Wildlife Images
  • Spend a night or two in a Tree House at one of our Treesorts
  • Expand your knowledge of a diverse bioregion at the Siskiyou Field Institute
  • Develop a deeper appreciation for nature at Pacifica: A Garden in the Siskiyous
  • Learn about the impact that pioneers, gold and the railroad had on the area at the Applegate Interpretive Center
  • Explore Oregon’s history at the Pottsville Museum