Valley of the Rogue State Park RV & Campground Guide
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Set on the lush green banks of the Rogue River, Valley of the Rogue State Park is a relaxing, family-friendly getaway. Here, you’ll enjoy brilliant sunsets over the rolling hills and wake to the sounds of the river as it flows past your campsite. In the park, you’ll find fishing, boating, and a gentle hiking trail; nearby, there are day trips to Southern Oregon’s many treasures, including Ashland and Crater Lake National Park. Grants Pass sits 12 miles west, and the sizable city of Medford is just 18 miles east. With its mild climate, Valley of the Rogue State Park offers year-round camping and outdoor fun.
Spring 35-70 F
Summer 45-89 F
Fall 35-70 F
Winter 30-54 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Valley of the Rogue State Park
As you’re planning a vacation to Valley of the Rogue State Park, an RV is an ideal camping companion as it provides a comfortable escape, both from summer thunderstorms and cool winter winds. If you haven’t made the leap to RV ownership, an RV rental offers all of the same luxuries—you can even search models that offer delivery right to the park for maximum convenience.
Valley of the Rogue State Park Campground
To maximize your time in the park, book a site at the Valley of the Rogue State Park Campground. It’s perfect for RVs, with 92 sites that offer full hookups; 23 of these spots offer pull-through access, so you can get situated easily in a big rig. If those are full, reserve one of the 58 sites that come with electricity and water. The campground’s hot showers and flush toilets are open year-round, and the dump station helps you get ready to get back on the road. Most sites are located under the trees, and each one comes with a picnic table and fire ring. Rates start at $33 per night.
• Water hookup: Yes
• Electrical hookup: Yes
• Sewer hookup: Yes
• Other amenities: Dump station, Showers
Bridgeview RV Resort
Located just 4 miles west of Valley of the Rogue State Park, Bridgeview RV Resort allows easy access when the park campground is full. This campground is situated on the banks of the Rogue River, making it easy to access from I-5. With a quick walk from your campsite, you’ll find 400 feet of shoreline that’s open for swimming and fishing. Each site comes with full hookups, Wi-Fi, and cable TV, so there’s always something to keep you busy in the evenings. Bigger groups love the super-clean bathrooms, hot showers, and laundry facilities. If you have a big rig, be sure to ask about a pull-through site. Nightly rates start at $49 for a riverfront site and $39 for an inland spot; there are discounts for AAA members, veterans, AARP members, and weekly stays.
• Water hookup: Yes
• Electrical hookup: Yes
• Sewer hookup: Yes
• Wi-Fi: Yes
• Other amenities: Shower, laundry facilities
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What to Do at
Valley of the Rogue State Park
Inside Valley of the Rogue State Park
Valley of the Rogue State Park is made for relaxation—spend long, leisurely days fishing from the 3-mile shoreline, picnicking in the day-use area, or exploring the 1.25-mile River’s Edge Trail. Bring your kayak or motorboat and access the river from the park’s boat launch. If you have little ones, check out the park calendar and join one of the excellent ranger programs. Within the park, you’ll also find a sand volleyball court and horseshoe pits. If you're bringing bikes, hop on the paved Rogue River Greenway Trail, which runs for more than 3 miles along the water to the city of Rogue River.
Outside Valley of the Rogue State Park
Valley of the Rogue State Park is tucked into one of the most beautiful sections of Southern Oregon. It’s surrounded by national forests and lakes; there’s never a shortage of new outdoor adventures. If you’re craving a break from nature, a variety of charming towns lie within an hour’s drive.
Taqueria La Guacamaya
Serving some of the best Mexican food in the area, Taqueria La Guacamaya is a popular stop for locals. Eat in to sample the salsa bar, or grab your food to go for a fun riverside picnic.
Location: 9001 Rogue River Hwy, Grants Pass, OR 97527
Abby's Legendary Pizza
The name says it all—Abby's Legendary Pizza offers a full menu of delicious pizzas. Try a deep-dish option after a day on the water, or go for a lighter option with one of the hot sandwiches. With its selection of games, this is a fun spot for families.
Location: 121 Pine St, Rogue River, OR 97537
Depot Street Grill
With its 1950s-inspired decor and relaxed diner vibe, Depot Street Grill is ideal for quick lunches and dinners. It’s known for its excellent burgers, but you’ll also find hot dogs, grilled cheese, and other classics on the menu.
Type: Burger joint
Location: 121 Depot St, Rogue River, OR 97537
If you’re looking for an elegant spot for a romantic dinner, River Station is it. With an excellent wine selection and a varied menu, it offers options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Don’t miss the exceptional cheeses from the on-site cheese shop.
Location: 510 E Main St, Suite G, Rogue River, OR 97537
Baci's Pizza & Pasta
When you’re craving a hearty bowl of pasta, head straight for Baci's Pizza & Pasta, which also serves pizza and sandwiches. The casual dining area features picnic tables for a fun twist.
Location: 510 E Main St, Rogue River, OR 97537
Red Canary Mercantile
Browse a broad selection of antiques and other home goods at this eclectic store, which is a treasure trove for bargain hunters.
Location: 129 SE H St, Grants Pass, OR 97526
Located in a historic building in Jackson, this small gift shop is packed with fascinating, locally made finds. Shop for jewelry, gifts, home goods, and much more.
Location: 115 W California St, Jacksonville, OR 97530
Rogue Valley Mall
If you need a place to escape the weather, the Rogue Valley Mall has you covered. It features a food court, play area, and a wide range of stores for everyone in your group.
Location: 1600 N Riverside Ave, Medford, OR 97501
Iguana Comics & Gifts LLC
Comic book fans shouldn’t miss this spot, which is packed with all of the latest issues. You’ll also find comic-themed gifts, toys, and more.
Location: 401 SE 6th St, Grants Pass, OR 97526
Raft the Rogue River
Book a whitewater rafting tour with a local tour operator and explore the wild and scenic section of the spectacular Rogue River. Take a short day trip, or plan a longer overnight trip. You’ll find several outfitters in Grants Pass and along I-5 near the park.
Rogue River Trail
Bring a pair of sturdy hiking boots and walk a section of the Rogue River Trail, which starts at the Grave Creek boat ramp north of Galice, Oregon. It travels for 40 miles and ends at Big Bend Trailhead near Union Creek. The trail, which is only open to hikers, travels through the forest and along the river, passing through some of Oregon’s most beautiful natural areas.
TouVelle State Recreation Site
Enjoy more fun on the Rogue River at the TouVelle State Recreation Site, which is located 17 miles east of the park north of Medford. This is a great spot for swimming on hot days; the water is shallow and gentle. There’s also a boat ramp, a picnic area, and a kid-friendly 2-mile hiking trail.
Kenneth Denman Wildlife Area
If you’re interested in bird-watching, the Kenneth Denman Wildlife Area is a must-visit destination. It’s home to a variety of migratory and upland birds. The Denman Interpretive Trail is a great place to start; keep an eye out for beavers, deer, turtles, and more.
Crater Lake National Park
One of the most beautiful and unusual spots in Oregon, Crater Lake National Park features a glittering blue lake that formed inside a collapsed volcano. It offers year-round activities: Hike along the rim in the summer, and explore the area on cross-country skis or snowshoes in the winter. During the warmer months, book a boat tour around the lake to get a close-up view of Wizard Island—it’s the cinder cone formed after the ancient volcano collapsed.
How to Get to
Valley of the Rogue State Park
Valley of the Rogue State Park is easy to reach from Northern California or anywhere in Oregon; it’s located immediately south of I-5. If you’re coming from the southwestern part of the state, take Highway 199 to Grants Pass, and take I-5 east.
Entering Valley of the Rogue State Park
Valley of the Rogue State Park is open for both camping and day-use every day of the year. The day-use area is free, but you’ll need to pay a fee to stay overnight.
Valley of the Rogue State Park Per vehicle, day use : $0.0
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Frequently Asked Questions About Valley of the Rogue State Park
Summer is the best time to visit Valley Of The Rogue State Park. The weather is mild and warm, the forests are fragrant with pine trees and wildflowers, and the water is just warm enough for swimming.
Valley Of The Rogue State Park is located in the Pacific Northwest, so the climate is typically cool and wet. This climate keeps the summertime quite pleasant, but winter can bring below-freezing temperatures and heavy snow.
There are all kinds of exciting wildlife in Valley Of The Rogue State Park. Deer, bears, beavers, and foxes traverse the forests and river banks, while the rivers have a variety of fish.
The park offers both tent and RV camping spots. The park has water, sewer, and electric hookups as well as a dump station for guests. There are pull-through sites that range in size.
Reservations aren't required to camp in the park, but they're advised. The summer months can get very busy, and spots often fill up. Fees range from $19 to $33 per night depending on the season and site.