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Located in Southern Oregon, Jackson County, (Medford is the County seat), borders California to the south and is surrounded by the majestic Cascade and Siskiyou Mountain ranges. It is centrally-located along Interstate 5 between Portland and San Francisco, and just hours from the Pacific Ocean coastline. Jackson County offers breathtaking scenery in every direction, a growing economic base, moderate weather and superior quality of life.
Its major points of interest include the Shakespearean Festival, Historic Jacksonville, Southern Oregon State College, the Peter Britt Music Festival, the Rogue River, Lithia Park, and the Crater Lake Highway.
The Upper and Lower Table Rocks are familiar landmarks in the Rogue Valley of Jackson County. Formed nearly 10 million years ago by volcanic activity, the two basalt capped rocks rise 800 feet above the valley floor.
Along with panoramic vistas, hikers can see a profusion of more than 75 types of wildflowers bordering trails leading to the tops of these two mesas.The trails to each of the summits measure less than two miles. In this short distance visitors experience four distinct natural communities--White Oak Savanna, Mixed Woodlands, Rogue Valley Chaparral, and Mounded Prairie. The Table Rocks are truly a concentrated educational experience disguised as a beautiful hike.