September 20, 2017
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Bear Creek Greenway Trail Temporary Closure To Through Traffic
Pine Street to Upton Road

The Country Crossings Music Festival will require the temporary closure of the Bear Creek Greenway Trail to through traffic from Pine Street to Upton Road in Central Point.  With all the activities surrounding the Country Crossings Music Festival, including the closure of Peninger Road between the Family Fun Center and Upton Road, the Bear Creek Greenway Trail will have limitations in place from July 27-30, 2017.  Event security staff will be controlling traffic on the Greenway Trail between Pine Street and Upton Road.  Festival organizers do have some uses for the trail for attendees to make their way to and from the venue, however no path traffic will be allowed without a proper pass.

For more information on the Country Crossings Music Festival visit

The Bear Creek Greenway is a 20-mile, paved, multi-use trail that links the cities of Ashland, Talent, Phoenix, Medford and Central Point. The Greenway is continuous from the Ashland Dog Park to the Dean Creek Frontage Road near Seven Oaks Interchange on I-5, north of Central Point.  The Greenway provides a separated route from cars, with only two at-grade road crossings.  The trail parallels I-5, Highway 99, and Bear Creek, and provides Rogue Valley residents and visitors to the area a close-in spot for bird watching and wildlife viewing, as well as exercise and general recreation. 

Parks along the route provide parking, restrooms, and drinking water.

For information about trail status and closures, please see the News section, call (541) 774-7799, or see the Bear Creek Greenway Facebook Page.

Jackson County, along with the Cities of Ashland, Talent, Phoenix, Medford, and Central Point, collaborate to develop and manage the trail.

The Bear Creek Greenway Foundation, a non-profit organization, promotes the trail and raises funds for new construction.

The Greenway Map (to the right) illustrates mile markers, trail access points, roads that cross the trail, locations for parking and other public amenities.

The Bear Creek Greenway Brochure has a more portable map and information about the trail.  Paper copies are available at many local bike shops, chamber offices, and in brochure holders on the kiosks along the trail.

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