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Klamath County

Klamath County has a long history of attracting adventurers and their families looking to start a new life or just to experience the wonders of the Great Basin or the splendor of the many different geological areas that make up our region. The home of Oregons only National Park, Crater Lake. The area hosts a wide variety of activities for all of our visitors. Wilderness areas and wild areas abound. Hunting, Fishing, Hiking and Biking are just a few of the more active pursuits. If bird watching and canoeing are more your speed then you have found a birding mecca. The wildlife refuges and the great basin are home to hundreds of species of our feathered friends and the birding ooprtunities are endless. For more information on activities in our area  http://www.klamath.org/visitors/todo 

The resort can recomend a host of well planned family and group activities from a list of local guides, outfitters or attractions. If you're a business looking for a location for retreats, meetings and activities to make your group work better as a team we can put you in touch with a nearby world class ROPES course.

 Southern Oregon and the Rogue River Valley have many attractions for all ages, from golf to national monuments. Please browse the links on the left to see highlights of this area, and if you have any questions please contact the resort at lowoffice@aol.com or call us at 866-201-4194 for more information. During the Winter season e-mail will be answered daily and messages are returned every few days.

Ashland, Oregon is just a 37 mile drive down the picturesque Dead Indian Memorial Road where you might consider a visit to the world renowned  Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Also, the Championship Arnold Palmer Golf Course at the Running Y Resort is only a 20 minute drive, and the beautiful Eagle Point Golf Course is less than an hour away. So adventure abounds in and around this beautiful resort nestled in the Southern Oregon Cascades. Any vacation here will be long remembered with pleasure and delight.

 



The Ross Ragland Theater: 218 N 7th St. Klamath Falls 541-884-LIVE (5483)
The former Esquire Theater (movie theater), built in 1940's and renovated 1989 is now the Ross Ragland Theater and Cultural Center. It is a year-round multi-cultural performing and visual arts center serving South Central Oregon and Northern California.   Boasting a 740-seat state-of-the-art auditorium, this art-deco style building, with its six-story tower is a notable historical landmark. The Ragland features live performers from around the world ranging from jazz, classical music, ballet, Country Western stars, Broadway shows and other musical theater classics. Adjoining Banquet Facilities for 250+ in the Cultural Center with small studio theater accommodations (up to 100 seats), and with audio and video capabilities. 
The Ross Ragland Theater, a renovated 1940’s movie theater, is a year-round, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary arts center serving South Central Oregon and Northern California. The theater, with near-perfect sight lines and acoustics, provides the perfect venue for a wide array of touring performing artists as well as local productions. Since its opening in 1989, the theater has hosted Grammy Award winners, world-renown classical, jazz and blues musicians, repertory theater tours, opera, drama, comedy, musicals, tribute bands, indie-rock, southern-rock, Christian-rock and alternative-rock bands, acapella groups, acrobats, dancers, children and family shows, and more! - See more at: http://www.rrtheater.org/about#sthash.YjsPkhAQ.dpuf
http://www.rrtheater.org
218 North 7th Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
541.884.LIVE (5483) - See more at: http://www.rrtheater.org/about/history#sthash.NTzoj1W8.dpuf

740+ Seat Non-Union Theater
The Favell Museum: 125 West Main Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 Phone: 541-882-9996
The Favell Museum is located in Klamath Falls, Oregon. It is situated halfway between two of the West’s great scenic wonders, Mt. Shasta and Crater Lake, on US Highway 97. Klamath Falls and the surrounding high desert areas of Southern Oregon are noted for outdoor recreation, hunting, fishing, boating, and camping.
The Favell Museum is a rare treasure based on a boy’s interest in collecting artifacts from Western heritage. The museum was built to showcase Gene Favell’s private collection and to share it with all who visit. The museum has been expanded to include other personal collections and Western art by many prestigious and well-known artists. Today the museum is run by a private non-profit foundation.
A visit to the Favell Museum is a must for anyone who loves the West and enjoys learning about Western art and Native American artifacts. The Favell Family’s philosophy is well summed up in the museum’s theme statement, which is carved in redwood and hangs over the museum entrance.
http://www.favellmuseum.org 
Hours:
Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Monday
 

Klamath County Museum
1451 Main St.
541.883.4208
Klamath Basin history comes alive at the Klamath County Museum in downtown Klamath Falls. The former armory was built in 1932 and features art deco elements. It was a popular venue for major musicians and groups in the 1940's and 50's. The displays include Indian artifacts and dioramas, taxidermy birds, relics from pioneer days and classic photographs of life a century-ago in Klamath County.
"Forests for Everyone - Klamath's Living Legacy" is the theme of a major new exhibit that opened in March of 2010 at the Klamath County Museum. The new 1,700 square foot exhibit explores the diverse woodlands that are found across Klamath County's rugged landscape. A crawl-through log gives youngsters a chance to discover what animals can be found in downed trees, and interactive panels will allow visitors to hear sounds of the forest or see how modern mapping techniques help foresters manage timberland's.
Tues. - Sat. 9am - 5pm 

Fort Klamath Museum and Park
51400 Highway 62, Fort Klamath 
541.381.2230
541.883.4208
Remnants of early Klamath Basin settlement times are offered at the Fort Klamath Museum and Park about 30 miles northwest of Klamath Falls. The fort was established in 1863 to provide protection for pioneer settlers. It became famous after the Modoc Indian War when Captain Jack and three other Modoc leaders were held, tried, hanged and buried at the post. The museum and park are open with periodic reenactments offered. June - Sept. / Mon. - Thurs. 10am - 6pm

Collier Memorial State Logging Museum
46000 Highway 97 N, Chiloquin
541.783.2471
800.551.6949
The unique outdoor logging museum about 30 miles north of Klamath Falls contains an array of equipment and items that display the region's logging history from the mid-1800's to the late 1900's. The grounds include a pioneer village and are a part of the larger park, which offers camping, picnicking, trails, fishing and day-use.

Tulelake Museum of Local History
Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds
800 S. Main Street
Tulelake, CA. 96134
530.667.5312
History from the Tulelake Basin, including the communities of Tulelake, Malin and Merrill, are featured in the museum located in the office of the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds in Tulelake, CA about 26 miles south of Klamath Falls just south of the Oregon-California state line. Items from the region's homesteading years, military veterans, Modoc Indian War and Tule Lake Internment Camp are featured. Hour-long videotape tours are offered.

Lava Beds National Monument
Lava Beds National Monument is a land of turmoil, both geological and historical. As one of the longest continually occupied areas in North America, the history and cultural legacy of the beds stretches back thousands of years. Over the last half-million years, volcanic eruptions on the Medicine Lake shield volcano have created a rugged landscape dotted with diverse volcanic features. Lava Beds Monument is just west of the Wildlife Refuge and has more than 450 lava tube caves, the greatest concentration in North America. In addition, the monument encompasses the main battlefields of the Modoc War of 1872-73 and nearby is the site of the WWII Japanese Internment Camp outside Tulelake, California. Native American rock art sites, historic battlefields and campsites, and a high desert wilderness experience await you! http://www.nps.gov/labe/index.htm


Upper Klamath Refuge:
Upper Klamath Refuge was established in 1928 and is comprised of 15,000 acres of mostly freshwater marsh and open water. These habitats serve as excellent nesting and brood rearing areas for waterfowl and colonial nesting birds including American white pelican and several heron species. Bald eagle and osprey nest nearby and can sometimes be seen fishing in Refuge waters. A boat is a must for those who wish to explore this refuge. A marked canoe trail is open year round and canoes may be rented nearby.
  http://www.fws.gov/klamathbasinrefuges/upperklamath

Klamath Marsh NWR:
40,646 acres of refuge provides natural marsh habitat for important nesting, feeding, and resting habitat for waterfowl, while the surrounding meadowlands are attractive nesting and feeding areas for sandhill crane, yellow rail, and various shorebirds and raptors. There is canoeing available according to thisdownload

Lower Klamath Refuge:
Established by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908, Lower Klamath Refuge is our nation’s first waterfowl refuge. This 46,900 acre Refuge is a varied mix of shallow freshwater marshes, open water, grassy uplands, and croplands that are intensively managed to provide feeding, resting, nesting, and brood rearing habitat for waterfowl and other water birds. A marked 10-mile auto tour allows visitors year round access to great wildlife viewing opportunities. The Refuge also has a number of photoblinds which are strategically situated for great early-morning photography.
 http://www.fws.gov/refuge/LowerKlamath

Tulelake NWR:
The Tule Lake Refuge encompasses 39,116 acres of mostly open water and croplands. A 12 mile auto tour route, a paved or graveled all-weather road, allows wildlife observation year-round. Obtain updated information about recent bird sightings at the Tulelake Visitor Center. Large geese flocks, grebes, herons, egrets, hawks and eagles. Barn Owls, towhees, Canyon and Rock Wrens, Juniper/Oak Titmouse, White-throated sparrows, and Northern Mockingbirds regularly seen on this refuge. 


Kla-Mo-Ya Casino: 34333 Hwy 97 N., Chiloquin, OR. 1-888-552-6692
How the Kl-Mo-Ya got their name, The Klamath Tribes include the Klamath, Modoc, and Yahooskins. The Cassino is located about 22 miles North of Klamath Falls on Hwy 97. Kla-Ma-Ya offers over 350 slot machines from the  penny slots, 2-cent, nickel, quarter, dollar, and $5.00 slots.  You can enjoy blackjack, they offer double deck or six deck shoe games. The two-deck and six-deck games both are dealt out of a shoe, but they have different table rules. On the two-deck shoe, the player can hold his/her cards with one hand. On the six-deck shoe, the player's cards are dealt face up and can not be touched. Table hours: 10 am - 2 am daily. For Dinning; try the Peak to Peak Rotisserie & Lounge  with a new expanded menu and daily lunch specials. html http://www.klamoyacasino.com


 

 





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