Located just north of Medford lies the city of Central Point. Home to the Jackson County Expo Center, the city hosts numerous festivals and events throughout the year including rodeos, concerts, the Hot Air Balloon Festival, the Harvest Fair, the Christmas Fair, and the annual Jackson County Fair. Central Point also offers plenty of opportunities for shopping, dining, and recreation. Hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, fishing, skiing, camping, and golfing are popular activities. The 7.98-acre Don Jones Memorial Park is the largest of the city’s 13 parks and features a children’s playground, a spray area, tennis courts, a basketball court, sports fields, a war memorial, and a gazebo. Area schools are operated by the Central Point School System.