Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Southern Oregon Adventures X: Emigrant Lake

Easier to take and afford. And they're fun.

I took one this weekend. We went to Emigrant Lake, just 25 minutes from my apartment and only $4/car for the day. Cheap, near, and fun.

Emigrant is a man-made lake just east of Ashland complete with campgrounds, RV hookups, boat docks, waterslides, and lake access for the wanna-be beach bums. That was me and my group of co-workers Saturday.

Six of us made it to the lake, bringing all we needed: chairs, sunscreen, inner tubes, sandwiches, chips, watermelon, and, of course, beer.

From 12-5 we were just relaxing, reading, swimming, laying out, and playing.

Perfect weather -- sunny, hot, but not oppressive, a light breeze -- made for a perfect day with friends.

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