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  Beautiful 'Getaway' in Oregon   Near 199 Redwood Highway, you'll find the River Overlook Dome  

Story By Tyler Willford - Story Source
Published on Sunday April 11, 2021 - 2:33 AM
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Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, located in southwestern Oregon.

I feel like every year getaways get extra interesting and even more unique in Oregon. Just when you think you've seen at all, whether it be treehouses in Oregon, fire watch tours, or other remote beautiful areas, there's never a shortage of awesome places to rest your head at night.

Nestled away in a hidden campground off the Illinois River, just off 199 Redwood Highway, you will find the River Overlook Dome. The dome sits in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, located in southwestern Oregon.

The luscious forest stretches from the crest of the southern Cascades west all the way into the Siskiyou Mountains, almost reaching the Pacific Ocean. Prior to 2004 when the Siskiyou and the Rogue River joined, they were separated. Nearby the National Forest, the towns Medford, Grants Pass, and Ashland have the largest populations.

Rogue River itself is a sight to see and is said to cover 628,443 acres in five counties in southern Oregon, as well as northern California. There is no shortage of adventure in the area, as camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, and skiing are very popular in the area. Did we mention there's a beach on the banks of the Illinois River? Could you not pick a more gorgeous place to pitch a tent?

At an impressive 30 feet, the dome is definitely not lacking in size and is said to accommodate at least 4 guests. According to their Airbnb listing, Cedar Bloom was purchased in the spring of 2017 by Spirit Weavers Gathering as a place of peace and healing, for all walks of life.

Included in the dome are a Queen sized mattress and linen bedding. While it is ideal for two to four people, the bedding is large enough for two. The couch makes for a great sleeping option as well, and of course, guests can bring their own pads and bedding.

Wood is provided for the cozy little stove, but it must be chopped into smaller pieces.

No indoor plumbing? No problem. The River Overlook Dome includes a shower and bathroom at Cedar Bloom, centrally located to give you the full outdoors/spa experience.