Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center - Grants Pass, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
N 42° 27.704 W 123° 19.380
10T E 473444 N 4701094
Quick Description: This visitor center is operated by the Chamber of Commerce and is also home to Grants Pass' most infamous landmark, the 'Caveman statue'.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2015 6:35:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMN6ZN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Visitors to Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center can't help bu notice the 17-foot tall statue of the infamous 'Caveman', Grants Pass' symbol of boosterism (tourism gimmick) that has greeted visitors to the city since 1971. The visitor center contains a kiosk with a large map of interesting sites to visit. There is also an electric car EV charger for the 'green' tourists to recharge from. In addition, there is a colorfully-painted bear statue which is known as the 'Sister City Bear' in commemoration of its sister city in Rubtsovsk, Russia. There is also free Wi-Fi for those with smartphones or laptops to get internet access for whatever. The visitor center also contains a bulletin board near the front entrance that is kept up-to-date with upcoming venues and events for tourists to take advantage of throughout the year. Finally, don't forget the Neanderthal geocache here!

If you want to check out all there is to offer in the area, the local tourism website is a great place to visit here

Hours of Operation:
Winter Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-5:00 Summer Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-5:00 Saturday 9:00-4:00 Sunday 10:00-3:00

Public Washrooms: No Washroom Facilities Available

Snacks/Drinks at the facility: No - Look elsewhere

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