Things To Do Around Chiloquin & Crater Lake Nat'l Park

The Milky Way above Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. Photo was taken by Dan Mitchell.

The Milky Way above Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. Photo was taken by Dan Mitchell.

Crater Lake National Park

Only 30 minutes from Chiloquin, Oregon, Crater Lake is one of the great wonders of the natural world. Having been formed from a violent eruption about 7,700 years ago the volcanic caldera holds the deepest lake in North America. Truly awe inspiring. A must see, if you are in our area. 

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Kla-Mo-Ya Casino

Want a little indoor fun after a day visiting the outdoors? The Kla-Mo-Ya Casino is here to help. Visit their Peak to Peak Restaurant and enjoy some great coffee at the Coffee Bar. Get gas at their Travel Center next to the casino. Located only a few miles from downtown Chiloquin on Highway 97.

Train Mountain Railroad Museum

Here at Train Mountain you will find the world's largest Caboose collection, with 37 cabooses, along with the Guinness Book of World Record's longest miniature railroad. While you're their you can take a ride on a miniature train. 

Two Rivers Art Gallery

Looking to purchase or just admire some of the local art. The Two Rivers Art Gallery is located in downtown Chiloquin in our Community Center building. The gallery features some of the most talented artists in our area with over 50 artists on display.

Collier Memorial State Park & Logging Museum

Collier Memorial State Park features a beautiful campground next to the Williamson River, outdoor museum of historic logging equipment, relocated pioneer village and a new four-corral, primitive horse camp and trailhead. At the state's finest logging museum, you'll see rare and antique logging equipment dating to the 1880s.

Fort Klamath Museum

The  is located on Highway 62 The Fort Klamath Museum outside the town of Fort Klamath. This museum and park includes the parade grounds from a 19th century frontier military post used during the Modoc Indian Wars. 

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Jackson F. Kimbal State Recreation Park

Named after a Klamath Basin lumberman, this park, called Kimbal Park by the locals, is located at the headwaters of the Wood River.  Beautiful and scenic it also has an area for camping and horse corrals for your horses. outdoors area attractions

Wood River Wetland

Visit these awesome Wood River Wetlands and immerse yourself in the sounds of all the migratory birds that come through this 3,200 acre wetland. Fed by the Wood River, this area has the largest concentration of different bird species in the Klamath Basin.

Sky Lakes Wilderness Area

Sky Lakes Wilderness maintains 113,849 acres of wilderness. It includes three major lake basins as it stretches along the crest of the volcanic Cascade Mountains from the border of Crater Lake Nat'l Park on the north to State Highway 140 in the south: Seven Lakes, Sky Lakes, and Blue Canyon basins. All of southern Oregon seems to lie at your feet from the rugged summit of volcano Mount McLoughlin (9,495’), This area boasts over 200 bodies of water.

Annie Creek Sno-Park

Annie Creek offers more amenities than the average Sno-Park. As an official stop on the Oregon Volcanic Scenic Byway and an interpretive kiosk, as well as two vaulted toilets. An attractive log-style warming shelter with wood stove and benches is open year round for picnics and relaxation. In the summer enjoy the miles of Mountain Biking roads you can access in the park. 

Head of The River Campground

Located 50 minutes northeast of Chiloquin, OR, Head of the River Campground is a rustic forest camp situated at the headwaters of the Williamson River, where the river starts to flow from the base of the hillside. If you want seclusion, this is the place.

Upper Klamath Marsh Canoe Trail

The Upper Klamath Canoe Trail provides a marked, 9.5 mile journey through the Upper Klamath Marsh. The canoe trail has four segments: Recreation Creek, Crystal Creek, Wocus cut and Malone Springs with each segment offering a new look at the Upper Klamath Marsh. these segments can be access from either Rocky Point boat launch at the South end or Malone Springs boat launch to the North. 

ENJOY OREGON'S WILDLIFE

The Klamath Basin has a rich diversity of wildlife that call our area home along with 3/4's of the birds on the migratory pacific flyway route who stop here and use the basin as a rookery and feeding station.  

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