Road Trip: Klamath Falls

Driving into the charming downtown of Klamath Falls (pop. 21,000) with its historic buildings set in secretly sunny Southern Oregon, you might wonder why you haven’t been here before. Once you pay a visit, you’ll be sure to plan another. Eats and treats: For the love of all things gluten, start your day at Green…

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Klamath Falls

We like Klamath Falls.

Maybe it’s the nickname “Oregon’s City of Sunshine” or its proximity to Crater Lake. Then again, there’s a lot to do in Klamath Falls — like scenic hiking and mountain biking, golfing at four famous courses, freshwater fishing and Oregon’s longest zipline. There’s also the oldest birding festival in the U.S. here, if you’re interested in seeing more than 350 bird species in one place, which we sure are.

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We are staying in Klamath Falls at the end of April. What are some fun day trips we can take from here?

Oh, wow, you are in for a treat! Klamath Falls is a beautiful area with lots to see. Bird watching and boating are popular on its many waterways. There is also a fantastic geological destination south at Lava Beds National Monument. Try fishing or rafting with Roe Outfitters. If you are up for a two hour…


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Klamath Falls Welcome Center

11001 Highway 97 South
Klamath Falls , OR 97603
Open to the PublicPublic Wi-FiPublic Restroom
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