Located within an hours drive from the Cerulean Hotel. Crater Lake formed as a result of the eruption of 12,000-foot Mount Mazama thousands of years ago and is known for its clear blue color, depth, steep sides. Witness the dramatic island that sits in its center, Wizard Island. Learn more about Crater Lake here.
Klamath Ice Sports
Adults and children alike can enjoy ice skating at The Bill Collier Ice Arena, situated near the entrance to the Running Y Ranch Resort. This arena offers activities including ice skating, broomball, curling and hockey.
Crater Lake Zipline
Just 30 minutes from the Cerulean Hotel, soar from the trees and view Klamath Basin. Experience 9 ziplines, 2 sky brides, and 2 rappels. Visit Website.
Ross Ragland Theater
Located downtown Klamath Falls, home to concerts, musicals, community productions, and much more. Open all year round, this historic theater offers something for everyone.
Running Y Ranch Resort is home to a signature Arnold Palmer golf course, complete with golf instruction and a putting green for kids and practice swings. Read more about golf here.
This national monument is known for its geological and historical value. Over the last half-million years, volcanic eruptions on the Medicine Lake shield volcano have created a rugged landscape covered with diverse volcanic features. See more than 700 caves, Native American rock art sites and historic battlefields.
Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge for Birdwatching
The Klamath Basin is renowned for its diversity of bird life due to its distinct habitats including marshes, open water, coniferous forest, Juniper woodlands, oak-chaparral, sagebrush-grasslands, grassy meadow and rocky cliffs. Over 350 species of birds call this major Pacific Flyway layover home, including Pelicans, Egrets, Herons, and Grebes. Read more about birding here.
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway
Ready for a scenic drive? The Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway is roughly 500 miles long and travels through the Cascade Range past numerous volcanoes. Skirting lakes, diverse wetlands, and scenic ranches, the byway will give you access to rich history, charming towns and extraordinary recreational and cultural opportunities. Highlights include Crater Lake National Park and Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon's largest lake, famous for its diverse birdlife.
Also known as Mitchell Recreation Area, Mitchell Monument is a small picnic area and a commemorative location as the only place in the continental United States where Americans were killed during World War II as a direct result of enemy action. The deaths were caused by a Japanese balloon bomb. The site is maintained by the United States Forest Service and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Pacific Crest Trail
The Pacific Crest Trail is a renowned long-distance hiking and equestrian trail closely aligned with the highest portion of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges. From near Siskiyou Summit in southern Oregon to the Washington border, this section of the Pacific Crest Trail is both the shortest and the easiest to hike or ride. Read more about the Pacific Crest Trail here.
Tulelake Segregation Center
Visit a controversial piece of history where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II. Read more here.
Collier State Park
Nestled alongside the Williamson River is a historic logging museum which features a pioneer village and old fashioned logging equipment dating back to the 1800's. Open May 1-October 1. Read more about Collier here.
Photo by: Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives
Saddle up and experience horseback riding at Running Y Ranch Resort. Enjoy spectacular views of the skillet handle and Klamath Lake on this spectacular experience of the surrounding wilderness.
Sky Lakes Wilderness Rentals
Plan your next outdoor experience with Sky Lakes Wilderness Adventures. Located in Chiloquin, Oregon, Sky Lake Wilderness Adventures offers recreational rentals as well as guided kayak tours. Mention that you saw their ad on our website and get a 15% discount on your next adventure with them!