Jackson County

Jackson County Parks:
400 Antelope Road
White City , OR 97503
541-774-6320 FAX

Jackson County’s well-maintained parks offer diverse recreational opportunities with modern facilities for family, friends, and business gatherings. Whether you want a relaxing float down the Rogue River, or a rip-roaring ride down Emigrant Lakes 280-foot, twin-flume waterslide, the opportunity for fun and relaxation is available at Jackson County Parks.

Some of Jackson County Park Facilities

Emigrant Lake

As one of Jackson County Park’s most popular destinations, Emigrant Lake has it all. Located just minutes from Ashland, the park offers a host of activities for the entire family —from an RV park and 42 tent site campground to swimming, picnicking, fishing, hiking, boating, canoeing and kayaking. Don’t forget about finding refreshing summer fun at the park’s 280-foot twin-flume waterslide. Group picnic, Evening Waterslide and RV reservations are available. The season is from March 15 to October 15. For reservations please call 541-774-8183.

Howard Prairie Lake Recreational Area

It’s a recreation bonanza at this alpine lake high above the southern Rogue Valley. The lake is a popular destination for boating, sailing, and fishing. Campsites are abundant. And the Pacific Crest Trail is easily accessible. Features include fishing, camping, boat launch facilities at Klum Landing, Willow Point, and Grizzly (Klum Landing also features a restroom/shower complex); group camp facilities at Sugar Pine; Lily Glen Equestrian Area; and Howard Prairie Resort with its restaurant, store, marina, boat rentals, new boat ramp, disabled-accessible fishing platform and picnic area, and campground with hookups, restroom/shower complex and camp-trailer rental.

The Riverhouse

Located within the Upper Rogue Regional Park is The Riverhouse overlooking the Upper Rogue River in Shady Cove. A charming, modern facility that can be rented for weddings, receptions, meetings, seminars or other group events. The Riverhouse is available seven days a week, year-round. Reservations are required. For reservations please call 541-774-8183.


Rogue Elk

The upper Rogue River runs along this park for about three-quarters of a mile, providing good river access for fishing and rafting. This is the County’s most popular camping spot, with RV hookups and showers. The season is from April 15 to October 15.

Britt Gardens

Home of the Britt Festivals, an outdoor music and performing arts festival, the Britt Gardens are located just two blocks from historic downtown Jacksonville. The gardens are available for day use and picnicking.

Sports Park

The action is fast and fun at this park, which sports a 10-field softball complex, a drag strip that is the site of major racing evens, a go-kart track, one-third mile dirt oval track, public shooting range, and fishing ponds.