Sunday Morning in Lithia Park in Ashland, Oregon

Sunday Morning in Lithia Park in Ashland, Oregon.

All photos copyright 2015 JoshWillTravel

Another trip through Lithia Park! After breakfast at the Morning Glory Cafe on Sunday, I took a little walk. It was a beautiful slightly overcast morning, and the slow and even pace of drumming from the yoga group provided a very cool soundtrack for the beginning of our hike.

Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park – Ashland, Oregon

There was a guided tour group beginning to gather. Guided tours with park naturalists are offered at 10am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday (May through September) and also on Saturdays in July and August.

Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Bamboo – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Dogwood – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Duck Pond – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Duck Pond – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Duck Pond – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Duck Pond – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Duck Pond – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Duck Pond and Yoga on the Lawn – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Yoga on the Lawn – Ashland, Oregon
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Lithia Park Yoga on the Lawn (Drummer) – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Yoga on the Lawn – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Yoga on the Lawn – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Lawn – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Lawn – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Lawn and Playground – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Lawn and Playground – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Playground and Public Restrooms – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Playground – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Playground – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Playground – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Playground – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Playground – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Hiking Trail – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Walking Path – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Walking Path – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Ashland Creek – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Ashland Creek – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Ashland Creek – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Ashland Creek – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Ashland Creek – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Ashland Creek – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Flowers – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Tall Tree – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Western Red Cedar – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Tree – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Ashland Creek – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Ashland Creek – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park NO FRISBEE GOLF IN THE VICINITY OF THIS GROVE – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Butler-Perozzi Fountain – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Butler-Perozzi Fountain – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Butler-Perozzi Fountain – Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park - Ashland, Oregon
Lithia Park Butler-Perozzi Fountain – Ashland, Oregon

Lithia Park is the largest and most central park in Ashland, Oregon. It consists of 93 acres of forested canyonland around Ashland Creek, stretching from the downtown plaza up toward its headwaters near Mount Ashland. Its name originates from the lithium oxide found in the stream water.  The park has two large green area, a bandshell for public musical performances, two duck ponds, a large playground, tennis courts, community buildings and, in winter, an ice skating rink. It also offers picnic areas and miles of hiking trails.  The park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

Read the blog about my January trip to Ashland, Oregon: http://wp.me/p3dhVM-1h 

More pics of Lithia Park (from a previous Blog): http://wp.me/p3dhVM-DJ 

And more pics of Lithia Park (from a previous Blog): http://wp.me/p3dhVM-1mC

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