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We went to see several of the waterfalls in the area and had a great time. Natural bridge loop is... read more

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Carla B
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This is an easy and beautiful walk

We have been here several times with people that we want to share this beautiful stretch of river... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sparky0222
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Medford, Oregon
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A two-mile hiking path along the Rogue River in Southern Oregon.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to see several of the waterfalls in the area and had a great time. Natural bridge loop is easily accessible and has a paved trail so it is wheelchair accessible. Very beautiful and awe inspiring.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been here several times with people that we want to share this beautiful stretch of river with. It's not a difficult walk and worth the stop. It's also close to Beckie's Cafe in Union Creek which is also a nice "after hike" stop

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an easy path with a bridge that crosses the beautiful rogue River on Highway 62 not far south of Union Creek Campground. It is not a long path and very interesting to see where the river goes underground for a little bit. Easy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ranchinggrandma
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We enjoyed a short walk along a beautiful, flowing river. The parking area for Natural Bridge is at the same turn for the campground -- turn west off OR-62 just south of Union Creek.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed October 19, 2018

A brisk morning walk took us along the Rogue River. An easy and wonderful way to begin many hikes along rivers in Southern OR.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Nyceone
Reviewed October 9, 2018

If you are in the area, please stop here for a short walk and take in a awesome display brought to you by Mother Nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 395rocky
Reviewed September 28, 2018

A great 2.4 mi loop hike to see the 250-foot lava tube only a few miles down the road from Union Creek Resort.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jads8627
Reviewed September 3, 2018

If you are looking for a easy day drive, and would like to unplug from our electronic life, go out into nature, the best of southern Oregon is waiting

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank pklayson
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a "must" for a nice afternoon drive. It's beautiful and well worth the drive. Both times here were quiet, few visitors and peaceful.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Virginia A
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is the area where the Rogue River flows through a lava tube. There are a few informational signs that describe the scenery. Give yourself plenty of time to hike both sides of the river. Most of the hiking is relatively easy. Take the time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Sharon H
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JimandMarty
September 19, 2017|
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Response from quantumstalker | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot is pretty close to the highway. More like 0.25 mile rather than 3.5. This one is easy to do as a very quick stop.
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Patti T
June 26, 2017|
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Response from Volunteer82 | Reviewed this property |
This is what I would rate as an easy walk or stroll through the woods. It is all level with a very slight incline, if at all. It starts at a paved parking lot with bathroom facilities and there is an information kiosk... More
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Blake Y
December 13, 2016|
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Response from canuck22SanFrancisco | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. If you like to walk, you can follow the Upper Rogue Trail to the left just before the footbridge to Natural Bridge as you walk from the parking lot. Two miles or so later you will see a trail going down towards... More
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Renae0118
Newburgh, Indiana
Family vacation based out of Medford, OR (7 Replies)
My family and I (DH, myself, DS11, and DD7) will be heading to Medford on Wednesday, May 25 and staying until Wednesday, June 1. We are a very active family from the Midwest visiting for the 1st time. What recommendations do you have for us? I'm looking for places, activities and restaurants that should not be missed! We will have a car so day trips are fine. I've done a little research and come up with a list, but I'm not sure it's possible to do all of it so I wanted to run it past...More
May 17, 2016|
Response fromoregonpoppa|
Day trips: Crater Lake....yes Oregon Caves...yes Natural Bridge Loop...yes (not sure you'd want to include it in your Crater Lake day trip...but it's possible) Redwoods....it would make for a very long day, but you could do it and at least get to see some redwoods Gold Beach...only reason to go there would be for the jetboat trips up into the Rogue River Wilderness and you couldn't fit that in with a day trip (via 119 to Crescent City and then north on 101). You can do the jetboats...More