Category: Hiking

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Wildlife along the Rogue River

Fauna of the Area The Rogue River boasts an abundant variety of wildlife. The Rogue River is said to contain “extremely high-quality salmonid habitat and has one of the finest salmonid fisheries in the west” I find this true, though, stocks have become less abundant than historic years past. However, with many of the dams now removed the Rogue is becoming a more prosperous fishing river than many others in…

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History of the Rogue River

Located in Southern Oregon, the Rogue River begins in the Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness at Boundary Springs, and flows for 215 miles before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. The river is also nationally recognized for its salmon and steelhead fishing and thrilling whitewater opportunities. A BRIEF HISTORY TO SET THE SCENE: People started to be drawn into the area in the mid 1800’s for a lure of told stories about gold…

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Flora of the Rogue River

The River is 215 miles long from the Cascade Range to the Pacific Ocean, it begins near Crater Lake and ends at Gold Beach Oregon. The Rogue River is one of the eight original rivers named in the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968. The Rogue-Klamath-Siskiyou National Forest and the Kalmiopsis Wilderness surround the Rogue on its journey to the Ocean. The Kalmiopsis Wilderness houses the oldest rocks in…

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How to Poop on the River

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Johnny Partner, the Loo, the Dunny, the Office, the Can, the Biffy, the Head, the Comfort Station, the Lavvy, the Privy, and the eThunder Box The Groover is not as scary as it seems. Let’s get everyone up to speed on how it works!! When we go on multi-day raft trips, we often think of the fun whitewater, the epic food, the people, the guides, and the star gazing.…

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Best Time of Year for Rogue River Trips?

Great question! And the answer depends on what you’re thinking about doing. Rafting, hiking, and fishing all have different times of year that they shine, so we put together a list of considerations for each trip type. Rafting Trip Rafting season runs from May 15 to October 15. We’re happy to schedule your trip anytime during the season, but if you have time to choose here are some factors to…