How to Get To Applegate Lake

From Grants Pass to Applegate Lake
45 miles, 1 hour driving time
Take Grants Pass exit 55
Go south on 99 which turns into US199 Williams Hwy
Follow 238 to Ruch
Turn right on Upper Applegate Road
Go past Applegate Dam to Hart-tish Campground/Park

From Medford Oregon
31 miles, 50 min driving time
Take Medford exit 30 Past Rogue Valley Mall
Crater lake Hwy turns into Ross Hanley drive
This meets 238
Following 238 going thru Jacksonvillie Oregon
Turn left at Ruch on Upper Applegate Road
Past the Applegate Dam to Hart-tish Campground/park
Campground (541) 899-9220

From Interstate 5
Take exit #27 for Medford and Jacksonville. After exiting the highway, go west on Barnett Rd (follow the signs toward Jacksonville). Turn right onto OR 99 North/Riverside Avenue. Follow OR 99 for 1 mile and turn left onto Main Street. Bear right in 0.4 miles and follow Jacksonville Hwy. You will enter Jacksonville in 4 miles. About 0.7 miles into Jacksonville, bear right on OR 238. This will take you through the “Old Town” section of Jacksonville. Note your mileage as you exit Jacksonville on OR 238. In 7.4 miles, turn left in the small town of Ruch onto Upper Applegate Rd. Follow signs for the Star Ranger Station and Applegate Dam. Follow Upper Applegate Rd for about 15 miles to Hart-Tish park. If you’re using the following address will get you close: Star Ranger Station, 6941 Upper Applegate Rd, Jacksonville, OR 97530.
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