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“morning hike”

Upper and Lower Table Rock
Ranked #3 of 45 things to do in Medford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Two flat-topped hills with an abundance of growing wildflowers.
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Is great morning hike we went up and around the bend down through the flats and over to the end. Make sure to bring a couple water bottles and your camera. And remember not to get too close to the edge as there are no guardrails.

1  Thank Opey K
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Well worth the 30-40 minutes to Hike to the Top of either Upper or Lower Table Rocks. The views of the Rogue Valley, Rogue River and the other Table Rock are panoramic. You'll probably want to pause at an outcrop or Overlock at the Top and take in the Huge View of the Valley. The easily accessible destination Hike is a Favorite of many Locals which takes less than 1/2 a day including the drive to and from Medford.
Most say Mornings are the Best time for a Variety of Reasons...

Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

My first hike, so far. It was very quiet, my friend and I were able to visit without too much interruption. The weather was warm but not hot, still broke up a sweat, which is good. The view once we were on top was always breath-taking. It never fails to entertain, especially the little ones on field trips. Just make sure you are pretty careful especially when taking selfies on the edge. It's a long way down and people have fallen off of it before. We didn't encounter a whole lot of wild life either, lots of lizards, tiny frogs with different colours, some squirrels, thank goodness there were no snakes.There was a flock of turkey vultures circling around on top of the mountain. The shrubs and most of the plants were all beautiful, just blooming.

1  Thank Annaliza H
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

The hike was a bit long for an oldster like me but it was well worth it. The views from the top were gorgeous and we got to watch a black bear roaming below the cliff. The ponds had water and there were flowers everywhere.

Thank kinsinger
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Reasonably steep hike with gorgeous views of the valley and Mt McLoughlin. The hike up and down can take as little as 45 minutes if you don't stop and go at a reasonable speed, but where is the fun in that?! Most people take small breaks on the way up and enjoy the views. At the top you get to explore the flat table top like area and go to the different sides to get different views. Take your time and let yourself explore.
I said it would be good for hot days, but if it is too hot, it might not be. Bring water on warm and hot days, as there is no water up on top. This is a must visit, as it is relatively short and you don't get much of a better view!
Both table rocks, especially the upper one, get very busy on the weekends. Parking lots fill up fast! The trail never feels too crowded though and the top is so big and open that it doesn't feel crowded up there either.
My only complaint is they do not allow dogs, not even on leashes, on either of the table rocks... I would go more often if I could take my pup!

1  Thank nathanandhayley
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