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Dates: 6/25/2020 - 6/28/2020
City / State: Ashland, OR
Event Name: Forest Therapy with Shakespeare
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 116119 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km, 10km - 2B
Description: Explore Ashland OR, home of one of the most renowned Shakespeare festivals in America. Walk through a quaint, yet culturally oriented community and stroll through the tranquil Lithia Park. Enjoy browsing through the displays of street vendors and downtown shops and plan a meal at one of the many exceptional restaurants around the town.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk.
Location: Inn at the Commons
Start Point / Driving Directions: 200 N. Riverside Ave, Medford OR 97501, (541) 779-5811. From southbound I-5 take exit 30 toward OR-62/Crater Lake Highway/Medford/Klamath Falls for .3 miles, turn right onto Crater Lake Hwy (OR-62) toward OR-238 for .4 miles, turn left onto Court St (OR-99) for 1.3 miles, turn left onto E. 5th St for .1 miles and left onto N. Riverside Ave to the Inn. From north I-5 take exit 27 toward South Medford/OR-99/Hospital/To Barnett Road onto Belknap Rd for .5 miles. Turn left onto E. Barnett Rd for .7 miles, Right onto S. Riverside Ave (OR-99) for 1.1 miles and arrive at the Inn.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: About 20 minutes south of Medford. No pets in Lithia Park. Book ahead if you want to include a Shakespearean play, as they fill up fast. www.osfashland.org
Challenges & SP's; WOC: Auditorium, Antiques,
Arena. Banks, Bed & Breakfast, Bike Shop. Candy Shop, Chinese Food, City Hall. Depot, Deli, Dog Related, Dock. Emergency, Entertainment, Eyes. Firehouse, Flowers, Forest, Festival. Gardens, Gazebo, Gallery Gnomes. Hotel, Historic Homes, High School. Ink, Italian, Irish, Images. Java, Japanese, Jewelry, Justice. Klubs.
Lakes, Landmarks, Library. Museum, Mountains, Murals, Monuments. Nature, Noodles. Outlet, Overlook. Parks, Playground, Pedestrian Bridge. Quilts. Waterway, Water Tower, Waterhole.
ESVA: Restaurants (American, Asian, European, Mexican). Brewery.
AVA: Ice Cream Parlor, Mayflower.
Host Club: Oregon Trail State Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Tom Baltes (505) 298-1256
Website: www.walkoregon.org
E-Mail Contact: TLBaltes@aol.com