Fire Camp Returns to TouVelle

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – With the ongoing fire activity in the area, fire camp is being brought back to TouVelle State Park. The TouVelle camp had already been cleared out after the Salt Creek Fire was contained and mopped up, and many of the resources were lugged over to Howard Prairie for the Oregon Gulch … Continue reading »

Deputies Warn Boaters of Water Hazards

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is warning anyone out on the water of hazards before the holiday. The drought has impacted gravel bars and certain channels on the Rogue River. “It’s the changing of one year to the next that you know people come out here for the first time they … Continue reading »

Jet Boat Tours Offered at TouVelle

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — For the very first time, jet boat excursions are being offered at state parks. TouVelle State Park in Jackson County is the only one to offer the service for the time being. Rogue Jet Boat Adventures is a private company under a trial period with the state park. The goal of … Continue reading »

New Partnership For Table Rocks

May 19, 2012 By Yessenia Anderson CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — After nearly 3 years of work, a ceremony on Saturday confirmed a long-awaited partnership. The Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe, the Bureau of Land Management and the Nature Conservancy blocked off a special area at Touvelle State Park where they signed a memorandum of understanding. This … Continue reading »