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Whitewater Rafting: The Wild and Scenic Rogue River

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Program #8537RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 15 total, 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinner

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Galice Resort: Galice resort, 2 nights
Type: Resort

Description: The Galice Resort is situated on the banks of Rogue River in the state’s southwest corner. Facilities include cabins, lodges, and a restaurant. The surrounding mountains and old growth forests echo with the history of Hudson Bay trappers, settlers and loggers.

Contact info:
11744 Galice Rd
Merlin, OR 97532 USA
phone: 541-476-3818

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Bathrooms shared with other Road Scholar participants (home style).

Additional nights before:
Contact resort about rate for additional nights.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Black Bar Lodge: Black Bar Lodge, 1 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Nine miles downriver from the entrance to the Rogue River Wild & Scenic Wilderness Area, and a 150 yard walk from the river, the Black Bar Lodge provides private cabins with home style meals to add comfort and enjoyment to your river excursion.

Contact info:
no street address (wilderness location)
none, OR 97532 USA
phone: 541-479-6507

Room amenities: The Lodge is not able to accommodate the use of hair dryers or other electrical equipment which may provide a large "load" on their generator power system. We recommend keeping a flash light at your bedside overnight in case you need to get out of bed. It is very dark once the power goes out.

Facility amenities: Each cabin is equipped with a propane heater and hot water tank. Generator powered lights and electricity are available from your arrival until 10:00PM, then again from 6:30AM until your departure. Private log cabins, each with private bathroom, nestled amongst the trees, with a center lodge house to share your meals, play games or music and exchange stories from your day's adventures.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Marial Lodge: Marial Lodge, 1 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Simple but lovely lodge in an absolutely beautiful location inside the Wild & Scenic Rogue / Wild Rogue Wilderness area.

Contact info:
no street address (wilderness location)
none, OR 97500 USA
phone: 541-474-2057
Facility amenities: All rooms have private bath. Two flights of stairs from river to lodge.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Paradise Lodge: Paradise Lodge, 1 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Deep in the heart of the canyon is the Wild Rogue Wilderness Area, Paradise Lodge, originally homesteaded in 1903, is one of a handful of the genuine remaining wilderness lodges in the United States. View black bear, deer and river otter from spacious decks. On the grounds you will find large tended gardens that provide much of our produce, herbs and flowers. In spite of the remote location and restricted access to the area, the lodge has all the amenities of a cozy bed and breakfast and the rustic charm of the historical landmark that it is.

Contact info:
no street address (wilderness location)
none, OR 97504 USA
phone: 888-667-6483

Facility amenities: Two flights of stairs from river to lodge.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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