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The Outdoor Programs welcomes all members of the SOU community to participate in our trips and events regardless of gender identification, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disability, height, favorite band, food preferences or any of the cool things that make our community vibrant and diverse. 

You are the best judge of whether a trip is a good fit for you. If you are thinking about going but are nervous and need more conversation about the trip, or need some accommodation to make participating a reality....please contact the Outdoor Programs Coordinator. Accommodation arrangements can take some time, so please start early!

Current Scheduled Trips: 
All experience levels welcome unless noted!

Where: Lower Table Rocks

When: 10:00 AM at the OP - October 4th. Return by 5:00 PM. 

Cost: $26

Description: Come and hike the Lower Table Rock just past Medford! This a 3.5 mile hike and lunch will be eaten at the plateau. Get treated to gorgeous views and a view of wetlands 800 feet below! This is a fantastic opportunity to experience a local trail to Ashland!

Other: Lunch and transportation is provided. 

Signup here for the hike!

Where: Upper Klamath River

When: 9:00 at the OP - October 4th. Return by 5:00 PM. 

Cost: $35

Description: Class 2 introduction to rafting.  A fun filled day on the Klamath River with Wildlife, Exciting Whitewater, and Wild Berries to feast on.  The trip is $35 an includes all Equipment and food. 

Signup here for the Upper K Rafting!

Where: Grizzly Peak
When: 10:00 AM at the OP - October 5th. Return by 5:00 PM. 
Cost: $22
Description: Come and enjoy the first weekend of the school year exploring a local hiking trail! This trip will be headed up to Grizzly Peak which is 17 miles from Ashland down Dead Indian Memorial Highway. At an elevation of 5922 feet, Grizzly Peak affords an outstanding view of the Rogue Valley and the city of Ashland. This is a great chance to experience what Ashland has to offer for the hiking scene and at 5 miles round trip the trail is not overly strenuous. 

Other: Lunch and transportation is provided. 

Signup here for the hike!

Where: Upper North Fork Rouge River

When: 9:00 at the OP - October 5th. Return by 5:00 PM. 

Cost: $35

Description: The Upper North Fork of the Rogue River ia a beautiful streatch of class 3 white water.  The low water and Fall colors make this a great inflatable kayak trip.  This trip is $35 and all gear and food is provided.

Signup here for the North Fork Rouge rafting! 



What to Pack

Can be found on the left side with links to what adventure you're signed up for!

Rental Equipment

If you need to rent equipment, a link on the left side show's our prices!


Come on in if you have time or give us a call or feel free to email anytime!