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FREE PLACES TO VISIT


We are always looking for fun and interesting things for our children to do, but we don't always have the money to do them!  We decided to share all of the freebies that we find with you.  Remember to check back often because we will update anytime we find something new!


EVERY KID IN A PARK - What to do in Southern Oregon- Things to do in Southern Oregon- FREE - Kid-Friendly

EVERY KID IN A PARK for 4th GRADERS & FAMILIES

This pass provides free access to national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and more!  The Every Kid in a Park pass is good for the 2016-2017 school year, until August 31, 2017.

Information on obtaining the pass is available by visiting www.everykidinapark.gov


DIRT PARK LEARNING CENTER - What to do in Central Point - Things to do in Central Point - Kids - FREE

DIRT PARK LEARNING CENTER

Strengthening our community through participation, and beautifying our surroundings.  Peer-led learning, observation, reflection, and collaboration are all part of our Direct Involvement Recreation Teaching, D.I.R.T., philosophy.

Link to DIRT Park Learning Center


COYOTE TRAILS SCHOOL OF NATURE - What to do in Southern Oregon - Things to do in Medford - Kid-Friendly - FREE

COYOTE TRAILS SCHOOL OF NATURE

2931 So Pacific Hwy, Medford, Oregon  MAP

Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm and during weekend classes Nature Center is open or visit outside anytime.

FREE Bird watching, walk through the butterfly garden, or take a short hike down to Bear Creek and maybe see salmon spawning. 

Link to Coyote Trails School of Nature


BRISCOE GEOLOGY PARK

High St, Ashland, Oregon  MAP

This innovative park is a free-to-the-public outdoor educational facility that illustrates the long and varied history of planet Earth and Ashland geology's place in that history.

Link to Briscoe Geology Park


CRATER LAKER JUNIOR PARK RANGER  - What to do in Southern Oregon - Things to do at Crater Lake - FREE

CRATER LAKE JUNIOR RANGER

Rim Drive, Crater Lake, Oregon  MAP

During the summer, pick up a free activity book at either visitor center. Explore the park, complete the activities, then return the book to a ranger to earn a Junior Ranger BADGE. Or you can meet behind the Rim Visitor Center at 1:30, 3:00, or 4:30p.m. (June 26-Sept. 1) and participate in a free, 20-minute activity. Complete one activity to earn a Junior Ranger PATCH.  

Link to Crater Lake Junior Ranger Program


DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM - What to do in Southern Oregon - Things to do in Roseburg - FREE

DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM

123 Museum Dr, Roseburg, Oregon  MAP

The Douglas County Museum has been collecting, preserving and exhibiting natural and cultural history items for more than 50 years.  Full of fun hands-on activities for kids and our county's unique history. FREE for kids 0-4, $2 for 5-17, $8 Adults, $6 Seniors & Veterans

Link to Douglas County Museum


JACKSON COUNTY LIBRARY SERVICES - What to do in Southern Oregon- Things to do - Events

JACKSON COUNTY LIBRARY SERVICES

Every day!Toddler Movement Classes, Family Movie Nights, Arts& Crafts and So Much More!

Link to Jackson County Library Services


MCGREGOR PARK & VISITOR CENTER - What to do in Southern Oregon- Things to do in Trail - FREE - Kids

MCGREGOR PARK and VISITOR CENTER

Oregon Hwy 62, Trail, Oregon  MAP

Memorial Day through Labor DayFriday, Sunday & Holidays 10am-5pmBarrier-free facilities at McGregor Park provide access to restrooms, trails, picnic areas, a playground, fishing ramps, interpretive displays, environmental education programs and wildlife and salmon viewing. The visitor center is staffed through the summer months and welcomes anyone interested in learning more about the natural and cultural history of the region.

Link to McGregor Park and Visitor Center