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Lithia Park Trail Guide

Lithia Park is a 93-acre botanical wonderland. Explore the plants and trees of Lithia Park with the Lithia Park Trail Guide. The guide features colorful maps, over 100 photographs and a self-guided tour. The self-guided tour begins at the entrance to the park, meanders to the upper duck pond, and then heads over to the Japanese Garden and winds down to the Rose Garden.

No matter what the season, Lithia Park rewards visitors with beautiful landscapes that display native, ornamental and exotic plant life. Each season carries unique sounds, colors and animal life.

Lithia Park dates back to 1852, when a sawmill and flour mill stood at what is now the front entrance to the park. In 1892, the Chautauqua Association began to use the land as a way to bring entertainment and culture to Southern Oregon. The success of the Chautauqua drew in crowds, and slowly the space grew as more activities became available. The official dedication of Lithia Park took place in 1916. 

This guide is provided to help direct you along the beautiful Lithia Park Trail. The trail begins at the park entrance and ends in the Lithia Park Rose Garden. The trail is approximately a mile long and will take about 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Take your time and enjoy the walk!

Access the online Lithia Park Trail Guide here »

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