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Did Last Year’s Wildfires Impact the Rogue River?

Contrary to what you may have heard, our views are unaffected. Wildfires in Southern Oregon are no joke. The effects of last year’s Klondike and Taylor Creek fires are still being felt by local businesses, landowners, and outdoor enthusiasts. There’s no denying the implications warmer summers and drier winters are having on our forests, but there are a few things you should know about what you’ll find when you visit…

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Experience the Beauty and History of the Rogue River Trail

Over a century ago the trails that are known today as the Rogue River National Recreational Trail were constructed for pack mules to supply miners searching for gold in Southern Oregon. Carved into rock cliffs, and sweeping down along the beautiful river, you can hike those same paths trekked by Chinook and Takelma Indians, American settlers and miners. Stretching over 40 miles from Grave Creek to Big Bend the trail provides the…

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Southern Oregon: Home of the World’s Only Bigfoot Trap

Some say Sasquatch still roams the forests of the Rogue River Valley Whether you’re a true believer or staunch skeptic, the fact is that the world’s only known Bigfoot trap resides in the forest just a few miles from Applegate Lake in Southern Oregon. Built in 1974 by the North American Wildlife Research Team, the purpose of the trap was to prove the existence of the legendary bipedal hominid said…

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Remembering the 1964 Christmas Day Flood

The Rogue River and Morrisons Lodge Weren’t Spared. Known as one of the most severe rainstorms ever to occur in the state of Oregon, the Christmas Flood of 1964 came very close to destroying the beginnings of Morrisons Lodge. This historic event didn’t actually occur on just one day. Rather, it was the result of a series of storms between December 17, 1964, and January 7, 1965, that pummeled Oregon,…

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Wildfire Press Release – Summer 2018

As wildfires in Southern Oregon threaten the Rogue River region, Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures carries on Summer wildfires prompted a close to an approximate six mile section of the Rogue River west of Grants Pass near Galice and Hellgate Canyon for a little over a week. Outfitter Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures was evacuated and their day trips temporarily suspended during the closure. They are pleased to announce that the half-day…