This spring, get outside when you visit Ashland, Oregon! With so many great outdoors activities in and around Ashland, it can be hard to choose where to visit first. One of the places we recommend visiting for a day trip is Emigrant Lake Oregon!
Where is Emigrant Lake Oregon?
Emigrant Lake is in Jackson County, Oregon, only about 5 miles south of Ashland. This means that Emigrant Lake Oregon is less than 15 minutes away from The Bard’s Inn! You can stay at The Bard’s Inn and enjoy a complimentary breakfast before starting out on your adventure.
Here’s how to get to Emigrant Lake:
5505 Highway 66, Ashland, Oregon, I-5 to Exit 14 (Ashland) Highway 66
Take Highway 66 east about 3.5 miles to Emigrant Lake Park turnoff (left-hand side)
What is there to do at the Lake?
There are many fun activities at Emigrant Lake Oregon. The park at Emigrant Lake has 1467 acres and 12 miles of lakeshore. Some of the things you can do at Emigrant Lake are: fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing, swimming, picnicking, and hiking.
And if you still want more activities after that list, you can also relax by the water or, if you’re feeling adventurous, take a ride down the water slide!
The Emigrant Lake Water Slide
The water slide at Emigrant Lake is a staple of Southern Oregon spring and summers. This 280-foot, twin flume water slide is synonymous with fun! The water slide opens Memorial Day weekend and is open through Labor Day weekend.
Hours for the Emigrant Lake Oregon water slide are:
May 25 – June 16
Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
June 17 – September 2
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday
Visit the peaceful oasis of Emigrant Lake Oregon this spring and summer!
Stay at The Bard’s Inn during your trip and be close to the lake, as well as within walking distance of downtown Ashland.