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At the wildlife area: This is one of the best places in Oregon to view migrating waterfowl and other shore and waterbirds. The area consists of a large marsh   with associated uplands. An 8.3-mile tour route bisects the area. The route is closed during hunting seasons (early October through late January) to provide   refuge areas for waterfowl. Viewing is not recommended during hunting seasons. Bird checklists and maps are available at the check station.<\/p>\r\n

Nearby: Fort Rock State Natural Area, about 35 miles north, offers picnicking, wildlife viewing, rock formations and a hiking trail.<\/p>","post_name":"summer-lake-wildlife-area","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"42.9495","lng":"-120.76","distance":"0.0","permalink":"\/see-do\/oregon-heritage\/history-heritage\/summer-lake-wildlife-area\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"672603","post_title":"Derrick Cave","post_content":"Derrick Cave: A lava tube 30 feet high, 50 feet wide and mile long. The ceiling has collapsed in two places one providing foot access into the cave and the other forming a skylight for the cave. (Near Crack In The Ground.)","post_name":"derrick-cave","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"43.2379","lng":"-120.684","distance":"22.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/derrick-cave\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"729","post_title":"Crack in the Ground","post_content":"Crack in the Ground: Enter deep into the earth, through this 2-mile long, 10-15 foot wide basalt lava fissure which runs from 10 to 70 feet deep. At places it is bridged by boulders. Winter ice sometimes remains within its depths all year! (Just outside of Christmas Valley.)","post_name":"crack-in-the-ground","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"43.2367","lng":"-120.666","distance":"22.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/crack-in-the-ground\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"109795","post_title":"Christmas Valley Golf Course","post_content":"

The 9-hole Christmas Valley Golf Course in Christmas Valley, OR is a municipal golf course that opened in 1962. Designed by Joe Ward, Christmas Valley Golf Course measures 3517 yards from the longest tees. The course features 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.<\/p>\r\n

If you regularly tour other, well-known golf courses of Central and Sourthern Oregon, it is worth the drive to Christmas Valley to test your skill on a true links style course. You will find interesting geological attractions in the vicinity as well.<\/p>","post_name":"christmas-valley-golf-course","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"43.2439","lng":"-120.689","distance":"22.7","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/golf\/christmas-valley-golf-course\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"695","post_title":"Christmas Valley Sand Dunes","post_content":"

Christmas Valley Sand Dunes: Go back in time. This Sahara-like landscape offers a great expanse of sand dunes, which are primarily made up of ash from the eruption 7,000 years ago of Mount Mazama, which is now better known as Crater Lake. This is an excellent alternative to the crowded sand dunes along the coast on weekends (as a matter of fact, a lot of our coastal population come here to beat the crowds :) The largest inland moving sand dune system in Oregon and possibly the Pacific Northwest. The dunes cover an area 9 by 5 miles in size, with the highest dunes being 60 feet. The dunes lie between Fossil Lake and the Lost Forest.<\/p>","post_name":"christmas-valley-sand-dunes","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"43.2363","lng":"-120.637","distance":"23.4","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/christmas-valley-sand-dunes\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"}]},"success":true,"html":""}