June 6, special day in Upper Rogue

Explore Lost Creek Lake and the Upper Rogue on Saturday, June 6, from 9- 5 p.m.
The Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, United States Forest Service, Oregon State Parks, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Upper Rogue Regional Tourism Alliance and Upper Rogue Watershed Council invite you and your family to welcome the summer season, get outside, and join us in celebrating Lost Creek Lake and the Upper Rogue River.

Those of us living in southwest Oregon don’t have to go far to access
some of the nation’s best places to recreate and enjoy the abundance of
our public land. Spend the day enjoying many free, fun, outdoor events
taking place throughout the day and discover the abundant outdoor
adventures Lost Creek Lake and the Upper Rogue have to offer you and
your family. For more information about the day’s events, please call
Leah Schrodt at (541) 618-2468
Schedule of Events:
   

  • Participate
    in Oregon State Parks Day and Free Fishing Day where you and your
    family can enjoy a kid’s free fishing derby from 9-11:30 a.m. and
    barbeque lunch at Joseph Stewart State Park. For more information on
    State Parks day contact: Steve Hernandez (541) 560-3334

   

  • Visit
    McGregor Park and learn about the rich natural and cultural history of
    our region: Explore the Nature and Visitor Information Center; Attend a
    guided nature walk with a BLM naturalist; Explore family friendly, fun
    interactive booths and educational stations from the Bureau of Land
    Management, Forest Service, Upper Rogue Watershed Council, and US Army
    Corps of Engineers.

    Education booths: 11- 5 p.m. with Naturalist interpretive walks at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
           
Visitor Center summer hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays,
Memorial Day     weekend through Labor Day weekend, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m.
            

  • Check out Cole M. Rivers Fish Hatchery with a self guided tour. Free fish food will be provided throughout the day.

   

  • Attend a powerhouse tour hosted by the US Army Corps of Engineers at 1 p.m.. This tour is limited to the first 30 people.

   

  • Explore
    the multitude of hiking, biking, backpacking, boating, picnicking,
    swimming, horseback riding, or camping opportunities in this corner of
    our region.

 

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