Activities & Leisure

Explore all that Ashland, Oregon has to offer

A Note from Stratford Management: Due to the eventfulness of 2020 (specifically COVID-19 & the recent Almeda fire), the events within our town of Ashland have been at an unusual standstill. We will continue to update this page as events are announced. Thank you for your understanding.

Southern Oregon Wineries

Rogue Valley Wineries  The Rogue Valley is part of the Southern Oregon appellation that stretches from the bottom of the Willamette Valley down to the California state line. The Rogue appellation is effectively composed [...]

Trails of Ashland Oregon

Ashland has lots of trails for hikers, runners and mt. bikers. If your new to the area check out the maps below to find a trail to explore. If your a local this [...]

Mt. Ashland

The Mt. Ashland Ski Area is located close to the small town of Ashland in Southern Oregon.  In winter this little mountain has big mountain steeps and lush hidden powder stashes.  During the [...]

Pilot Rock

At 5,910 feet, Pilot Rock  is one of the must see places in Southern Oregon. Pilot Rock is one of the most uniquely shaped, and prominent, land features in the Siskiyou Mountains southeast of [...]

Winter in Southern Oregon

Photo by Mike Connolly 1.)  Ski and snowboard on Mt. Ashland.  The slogan it's steeper here lives up to it's name. With only one real beginner hill and the rest of the [...]

What to do in Southern Oregon

What to do in Spring  (March 1 to May 31) Trail work , hiking, running, camping, , waterfall finding, hiking, biking, Oregon Shakespeare What to do in Summer (June 1 to August 31) [...]


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Explore Lithia Park of Ashland Oregon

Come explore Lithia Park Ashland’s crown jewel. This 100 acre park includes the meandering Lithia Creek, large greens-capes, a maze of trails,  duck ponds, a swimming reservoir, tennis courts (pickleball), a sand-pit volleyball court, [...]

Waterstone Spa

With 2 locations one in downtown Ashland and one in Lithia Springs Resort. Rejuvenate in nature’s healing waters, let their experienced therapists restore you to your natural luster, and refresh your senses with [...]

Schneider Museum of Art

Since it opened in the fall of 1986, the Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University has been an integral part of Ashland’s thriving arts community.  Made possible by the generosity of [...]

Emigrant Lake

Located just ten minutes from the Stratford Inn, Emigrant Lake is one of Ashland Oregon”™s hidden jewels. Emigrant Lake is the perfect spot to relax, take a dip, and find some relief from the [...]

Grizzly Peak Trail

Grizzly Peak Trail: Location:  This 35 minute drive starts south through town on Main Street/Siskiyou towards Southern Oregon University. Turn left on Ashland Street towards Interstate 5. Don”™t get on the Interstate! [...]