Mt. Ashland Ski Resort
The Mt Ashland Ski Resort offers a great skiing experience in an intimate setting. Information on the mountain, including snow reports and their events schedule, is available on the Mt Ashland website.
Just a short half hour drive from the Jacksonville Inn is the lovely town of Ashland - home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities. For more information on performances, go to www.osfashland.org.
During the winter months, Mt. Ashland Ski area is a popular winter sports area.
Lithia Park is a delightful area for picnics and hiking. It is a beautiful 93-acre vista of emerald lawns, tennis courts, a sand-pit volleyball court, picnic area, colorful landscaping and playground equipment. The park follows Ashland Creek through undeveloped woodlands, and also includes a Japanese garden, two duck ponds, a formal rose garden, groves of sycamore trees and a number of secluded spots.