|Wolf Creek Inn State Heritage Site|
|Location||Josephine County, Oregon|
|Nearest city||Grants Pass|
WOLF CREEK INN STATE HERITAGE SITE Latitude and Longitude:
|Operated by||Oregon Parks and Recreation Department|
Wolf Creek Tavern
|Location||Wolf Creek, Oregon|
|Architect||Henry McIntosh, et al., Lewis Vaughn|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|NRHP reference #||72001081 |
|Added to NRHP||September 22, 1972|
The Wolf Creek Inn was built along the Applegate Trail in 1883 for Henry Smith, a local entrepreneur. It is the oldest continuously operating inn in the Pacific Northwest, and is the site where author Jack London completed his novel Valley of the Moon. The inn also housed actors from the early days of Hollywood when they wanted to escape from the film studios. Celebrities Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, and Orson Welles stayed at the inn.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Wolf Creek Tavern in 1972.  The inn was acquired by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department in 1975. The tavern/restaurant and inn are still in operation. 
In 2014, the Wolf Creek Inn was featured on the TV series Mysteries at the Hotel (broadcast as Hotel Secrets & Legends) as a haunted location. The Wolf Creek Inn was also featured as a lockdown location on a season 15 episode of Ghost Adventures on the Travel Channel, where the crew investigated its many claims of paranormal activity. 
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Wolf Creek Inn.|
- "Wolf Creek Inn State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-07-08.
- National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Wolf Creek Inn State Heritage Site". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved 2008-10-23.
- "Vampire legends and tricksters as Ghost Adventures visits the Wolf Creek Inn".
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