Some local creeks are unsafe for swimming

The Rogue Valley Council of Governments and the city of Ashland have determined that the following creeks in the Bear Creek watershed have exceeded state bacteria standards. Residents should avoid swimming in these areas until further notice.

  • Neil Creek in Ashland
  • Butler Creek in Ashland
  • Ashland Creek in Ashland
  • Wagner Creek in Talent
  • Coleman Creek in Phoenix
  • Payne Creek in Phoenix
  • Lazy Creek in Phoenix
  • Larson Creek in Medford
  • Baby Bear Creek in Medford
  • Lone Pine Creek in Medford
  • Griffin Creek in Central Point
  • Jackson Creek in Central Point

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