Established in March 2008, DANCIN Vineyards managed by Cindy and Dan Marca specializes in artisan wines. Surrounded by a lush green landscape and characterized by a grape field and a patio, this place has struck a chord with people through its Chardonnay, Port, Barbera and Syrah.
Surrounded by a lush green landscape in the center of Sothern Oregon, EdenVale Winery is not only a popular winery but also a property in the National Register of Historic Places. This place is renowned for its handcrafted award-winning wines Claret, Malbec, Pinot Gris, Syrah, Viognier, Tempranillo, Chardonnay, Grenache and many more.
JCLS Medford Library is a well-stocked public library that offers books for people of all ages. They conduct several reading and storytime programs. A good place to take your kids to for getting them into the habit of reading.
A former sewer treatment plant, the Medford Railroad Park is a popular tourist attraction managed by Medford Garden Railroaders, Morse Telegraph Club, Southern Oregon Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, Rogue Valley Model Railroad Club and Southern Oregon Live Steamers. Some of the popular attractions here are Medco's "Four Spot" Willamette Locomotive, a telegraph system which is working, hopper car, HO Scale Track/Trains, caboose and many more. The most notable feature here is that visitors can enjoy a Steam Train ride.
Found at the height of 800 feet (243 meters), the Upper and Lower Table Rock are two old volcanic plateaus. A seven million-year-old andesitic lava flow is the reason behind their formation. The sites are historically significant because of the inhabitation of Native Americans approximately 15,000 years before the settlement of European-Americans. Home to nearly 340 species of flora, the dwarf woolly meadowfoam, a type of wildflower can be found near the rocks.
The Bear Creek Park is a 110 acres (44 hectares) expanse of beautiful vegetation. It features a dog area, amphitheater, a BMX track, barbecue spaces, picnic spots and tennis courts.
Associated to one of the top wine-making specialist, Joe Dobbes, Paschal Winery is amongst the best wine producing vineyards in South Oregon. The vineyard is located in the fertile fields of Rogue valley and overlooking the Siskiyou mountain ranges with red grapes being its specialty. A visit to the winery will give you an opportunity for wine tasting sessions comprising of Italian blend of Dolcetto and Syrah under expert guidance. A perfect place for wine enthusiasts to try out some of the best red wines in this part of Oregon.
Started in the year 1985, the Rising Sun Farms is a large acre of land dedicated towards producing the freshest of crops on its land. The farm owner Elizabeth has toured the world and uses her experience in ensuring that all the produce they grow is cultivated making the least use of chemicals, and are organic in nature. You can take a tour of the farm and see the crops which make for a very scenic walk. After you are done, step into their tasting room to sample the several cheese and other products they specialize in. There is also a small shop on the premises that sells most of the local produce here. Call ahead to know more.
Bear Creek Greenway is a lengthy biking and hiking path running parallel to Bear Creek. The 17.9-mile (28.8 kilometer) asphalt path makes its way through Medford, Phoenix and Talent, and is peppered with scenic sites along the way. While the trail is split down the middle, to allow two-way traffic, it is inaccessible to motorized vehicles. This is also considered to be one of the most challenging biking courses in the area, with a number of blind corners, sharp turns and rough surfaces.
Jackson Wellsprings Courtyard is a perfect picnic spot for all. The center offers spas, yoga, fitness sessions and a lot of water activities. You can enroll here for a daily swim or just drop by for a Jacuzzi day. The center is also open to live musical concert and various cultural events. In its open outdoor space, you can have your own picnic shelters or even go camping on the site. Jackson Wellsprings Courtyard is great recreational space for all age groups.