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.

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There are plenty of fun parks in the Rogue Valley for kids to enjoy. Photo courtesy: NorthAmericaTalk

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.

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Museums are a fun way for kids to learn about the world. Photo courtesy: NorthAmericaTalk

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

things for kids to do in Rogue Valley
Trampoline parks and rock climbing gyms offer kids a fun place to exercise no matter what the weather looks like. Photo credit: Sarah Ripley

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.

Rogue Karting

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

things for kids to do in Rogue Valley
Art centers offer a place for kids to learn about different art forms. Photo credit: Krysta Carper

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.

Ghostlight Playhouse

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Going to the theater is a wonderful way to spend time with the kids. Journey Theater Arts Group

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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