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Your guide to visiting Guy Finley's non-profit Life of Learning Foundation.

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Address & Phone:

Life of Learning Foundation
459 Galice Rd
Merlin, OR 97532
(541) 476-1200

Driving Directions:

Life of Learning is located in Merlin, Oregon, 61 miles north of the California border near Interstate 5.

From Interstate 5 Northbound:
Take Exit 61 - Merlin. At the stop sign at the bottom of the offramp, turn left onto Merlin-Galice Rd. Drive 4.3 miles until you see the Foundation sign on the left.

From Interstate 5 Southbound:
Take Exit 61 - Merlin. At the traffic light at the bottom of the offramp, turn left onto Merlin-Galice Rd. Drive 4.2 miles until you see the Foundation sign on the left.

Click here for Google map.

Nearest Services:

Merlin is a very small town with limited services (one gas station, one small market, and a few restaurants). Grants Pass, Oregon is the nearest town with a wider selection of lodging, grocery stores, and other services. It is located about five miles from Merlin.

Air Travel

The closest airport is Rogue Valley International Airport located in Medford, Oregon, 32 miles east of Merlin. It is serviced by Horizon Air, United Express, and Delta Connection (offered by Sky West and Allegiant Air).

Medford has direct flights to and from San Francisco, Portland, Eugene, Seattle, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas, and Salt Lake City.


Most out-of-town visitors choose to rent a car. The Medford airport is serviced by Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, Avis, and National/Alamo car rental companies.

Taxi and shuttle services are also offered to and from Merlin or Grants Pass. Costs start at approximately $50 one way. Visit the following link at the airport's Website for up-to-date information:

BEWARE: Taxi fares from Medford Airport to Grants Pass or Merlin can run over $80 one way.


Best Western
(541) 476-1117
(800) 553-7666

Comfort Inn
(541) 479-8301
(800) 626-1900

Holiday Inn Express
(541) 471-6144
(800) 838-7666

Motel 6
(541) 474-1331
(800) 4-MOTEL6

Redwood Motel
(541) 476-0878
(800) 334-4567

Riverside Inn
(541) 476-6873


Doubletree Ranch
(541) 476-0120

Morrison's River Lodge
(541) 476-3825

Fishing Hideout
(541) 955-1046

Weasku Inn Resort
(541) 471-8000

The Lodge at Riverside
(541) 955-0600

Flery Manor
(541) 476-3591


Indian Mary Park

Located a few miles northwest of Merlin, Indian Mary Park is the smallest Indian reservation in the U.S. It is now a beautiful county park set on the Rogue River. Camping space is available for RVs and tents. This is a wonderful place to camp and the closest campground to Life of Learning. However, it fills up months in advance so make your reservations early.

Whitehorse Park

This is a large park with 44 campsites (8 with full hookups), showers, boat ramp, bird sanctuary, and playground. Take "G" Street west from Grants Pass for 1/2 mile, then follow Upper River Road another 6.1 miles to the park.

For all park reservations call (541) 474-5285, or go to the Reserve America website at


River Grill
(541) 479-3186

Tap Rock Grill
(541) 955-5998

Blondies Bistro
(541) 479-0420

(541) 244-1444

Circle J
(541) 479-8080

Sunflower Thai
(541) 955-1977

Wild River Brewery and Pizza
(541) 471-7487

Musashi Sushi
(541) 955-8848


Month Avg. High (F) Avg. Low (F)
Jan 45 34
Feb 56 33
Mar 63 38
Apr 63 39
May 72 49
Jun 75 50
Jul 92 57
Aug 92 56
Sep 80 47
Oct 68 42
Nov 49 38
Dec 44 36

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