Rogue Valley is an excellent place for kids — from zipping over the trees and rock climbing to amazing museum adventures and opportunities to create, there are tons of fun things for kids to do in this beautiful area. Stop the boredom blues with one or more of these great ideas to keep the kiddos occupied with ten things for kids to do in Rogue Valley.
Explore Prescott Park
3030 Roxy Ann Rd., Medford
The expansive Prescott Park encompasses 1,740 acres as one of Oregon’s largest parks. Explore year-round by foot or bike with the family. For a challenge, hike the 2,200-foot Roxy Ann Peak for outstanding mountain views and a great way to get outside and burn some energy.
Rogue Valley Zipline Adventures
9450 Old Stage Rd., Central Point
For an adventure of a lifetime, try Rogue Valley Zipline Adventures. Suitable for those over eight and weighing between 65 to 275 pounds, this heart-pounding adventure takes riders over the tree tops and offers spectacular views of Crater Lake Rim, Mt. McLoughlin and Table Rocks. Reservations are required, and those 8-13 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
The Children’s Museum of Southern Oregon
413 W. Main St., Medford
What was once called Kid Time Children’s Museum is now the new and improved Children’s Museum of Southern Oregon. Opening in July of 2022, this fun museum offers exhibits allowing play that is essential to healthy development and lifelong learning. Find a STEAM forest, Tinker Bar, The Makery, and more at this must-visit spot for the younger kiddos.
Club Northwest Kid’s Zone
2160 NW Vine St., Grants Pass
Club Northwest Kid’s Zone features over 60,000 cubic feet of slide tubes, three gigantic ball pits, arcade games and event space. Find fun programs like Open Gym, NinjaZone, Parents’ Night Out, Holiday Camps, No School and After School Camps in a safe and fun environment.
Rogue Rock Gym
3001 Samike Dr., Medford
For kids who can’t keep their feet on the ground, don’t miss Rogue Rock Gym. With various professionally built indoor climbing walls, they have something for your little daredevil. There are also fun summer camps, party rooms and youth programs for an exciting and unforgettable experience.
2065 Lars Way, Medford
Have a need for speed? Book a race at Rogue Karting for an exhilarating experience! This fun place perfect for older kids features an arcade, café and is a fantastic place for a private party. An indoor track and awesome go-karts are ideal for all-season fun. As they say at Rogue Karting, “These aren’t the go-karts you grew up with—these are precision racing machines!”
Rogue Gallery & Art Center
40 S. Bartlett St., Medford
For quality art education, take a look at Rogue Gallery & Art Center. They seek to inspire and build life-long interest in the arts in youth. The art instructors encourage exploration and creativity with classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, cartooning and more.
Medford Railroad Park
799 Berrydale Ave., Medford
Does your kiddo love trains? Then a visit to Medford Railroad Park is perfect! Open the second and fourth Sunday of each month from April through October, this fun park is all about trains, railroads and enthusiastic volunteers eager to share their love of the industry.
Crater Rock Museum
2002 Scenic Ave., Central Point
With a mission to educate and enlighten people of all ages through studying earth sciences, geology, lapidary, mineralogy, natural history, and paleontology by conducting tours, teaching classes, and maintaining museum displays, Crater Rock Museum is fun for kids and adults alike. On the second Saturday of each month, find Kid’s Day activities, giveaways, and a reduced price for panning bags and kid’s apparel. Plus, on Kid’s Day, those under 17 are free.
115 E Main St., Medford
With two ways to watch the show, Ghostlight Playhouse offers live theatre, music, and more in downtown Medford or from the comfort of home. That’s right! You can watch event streams with their Best Seat Club and see the talent from your living room. No need to worry about the kids disrupting the show and the whole family can enjoy performances for one low price.
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