THINGS TO DO

Be sure to mention AdventuresNearCraterLake.com, when visiting these attractions.

Crater Lake Zipline Experience Oregon’s epic and longest zipline adventure.  30 minutes S of Crater Lake NP, discover 9 mega-long ziplines, 2 rappels, 2 challenging skybridges, free fall QuickJump and breathtaking mountain, forest and lake views.  This tree to tree canopy tour is 3 hours of thrilling adventure and a lifetime of memories.  Just. Let. Go.   (541) 892-9477.  29840 Hwy 140 W.

Sasquatch Hollow Their kid’s zipline adventure with ziplines, bridges, and other fun obstacles.  Great fun designed for ages 5-13.  Play up to 2 hrs on the course after ground school!

Downtown Chiloquin. On 1st St., visit Kircher’s old-fashioned hardware, Two Rivers Art Gallery & Gift Shop, cafes and more.

Klamath and Western Railroad Just 18 miles south of Crater Lake National Park, they provide FREE summer Saturday rides on a 1/8 scale train over 2 miles of track, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 10 am-3 pm.  Souvenirs, an award-winning diner serving hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and snacks, and a shady picnicking area. They also arrange birthday parties and offer Pumpkin Runs last 2 Sat. in October. Next to Train Mountain Railroad Museum with FREE weekday self-guided walking tours and rail tours. 36951 S. Chiloquin Road. For information call 541.783.3177.

Klamath Fish Hatchery produces about 3 million fish each year, providing legal-sized trout to Klamath and Lake Counties and fingerlings for lakes from the southern Cascade Mountains east to the Idaho border. Open daily, FREE. 7:30 am-4 pm. Buy food here to feed the big fish. 46161 Hwy 62. ( 541) 381-2278.

Kla-Mo-Ya Casino is owned/operated by the Klamath Tribes. Open 24/7 with over 350 slots, blackjack, full service bar with big screen TVs, and sit-down restaurant with great food.  Free RV parking with RVer discounts, ATMs, weekly promotions, and exciting giveaways. 34333 Hwy 97 N.

Heartline Ranch & Horsey Campground offers scenic guided rides on 450 acres of private easy trails. Fun family activity with horses for all levels.  Call for reservations (541) 887-0913.  41837 Highway 62, just north of South Chiloquin Road.

The Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway/All American Road winds through a fantastic volcanic landscape, stretching from California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park to Crater Lake National Park. Our section follows Westside and Sevenmile Roads from Hwy 140 to Fort Klamath and on along Hwy 62 to Crater Lake.

Heartline Ranch

Sasquatch Hollow

Crater Lake Zipline

Downtown Chiloquin

Klamath & Western Railroad

PARKS & MUSEUMS

Collier Memorial State Park & Logging Museum Large FREE outdoor logging museum and pioneer village open 8am-4pm in winter and 8am-8pm in summer. (541) 783-2471. 

Crater Lake National Park Restaurants, lodge, cabins, campground, gifts, deli, boat tours, gas. Visitor center (541) 594-3000. Lodge (541) 594-2255. Rim Gift Shop & Cafe open year-round, closed Thanksgiving & Christmas.  Lodging, gas, etc. open May – October, weather permitting.

Fort Klamath Museum 1863 military post with “cavalry guide.” FREE. Exhibits, fort relics, pictures, gift shop, picnic area, and Modoc warrior gravesites. May 25 to Labor Day, W-Su, 10 am-6 pm. 52699 Hwy 62. (541) 381-2230.

Jackson F. Kimball State Park Locals take visitors first to Crater Lake, but then they stop at Kimball on the way home. The cold, clear, turquoise water at the headwaters of the Wood River isn’t just beautiful, it’s better than that.  Visit the Paddling page for information on Wood River and other paddling opportunities.

Spring Creek Picnic Area offers more turquoise at the creek’s headwaters.  15 miles N of Chiloquin on Hwy 97, turn left on USFS Road 9732 at the Collier Memorial Logging Museum.  Not maintained as a picnic area, but the headwater springs are there to enjoy.  Continue to Oux Kanee Overlook for spectacular views of the Williamson River and Wood River valleys, vistas of Mount McLoughlin to the west and Mount Shasta in California to the south.

Train Mountain Railroad Museum The World’s Longest Miniature Railroad is just 18 miles south of Crater Lake National Park, and just west of Klamath & Western at 36941 S. Chiloquin Rd.  With over 30 miles 1/8 scale mainline track winding through 2,000 acres of forest, FREE self-guided walking tours.  Call for availability of FREE week-day rail tours.  (541) 738-3030.  World’s largest collection of full-size real cabooses, and a rotary snow plow.

Wood River Wetlands  Immerse yourself in the sounds of migratory birds and waterfowl on the north side of Agency Lake.   Day use, restrooms, picnic tables, canoe/kayak launch, a ½ mile paved trail, 10 miles of unpaved trails. Motorized vehicles restricted.

A bit further south is Lava Beds National Monument with caves, Native American rock art, campsites, historic battlefields, and the site of a WWII Japanese internment camp.

For info on “city” experiences in and near Klamath Falls, visit discoverklamath.com

Collier State Park Logging Museum

Jackson F. Kimball State Park

Fort Klamath Museum

Wood River Wetlands

Spring Creek