Klamath Falls is a sleepy town set on the shores of Lake Ewana, anchored by a picturesque downtown core and known for its outdoor activities. You can bask in the pleasant climate of Klamath Falls, which sees over 300 days of sunshine a year.
Things to do in Klamath Falls
Bird lovers flock to the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge, a sanctuary for bald eagles during winter. Located 96 kilometres away, Crater Lake National Park beckons with its cobalt-blue water and snow-capped peaks. Local streams offer fantastic fishing, while scenic trails attract hikers and cyclists.
The Klamath County Museum showcases the town's colourful history. It's housed in the old armoury and is filled with natural-history dioramas, Native American weavings and historic artefacts. Don't miss the quirky collection of pelican figurines or browse some of the museum’s memorabilia in the historic Baldwin Hotel.
Dive headfirst into Oregon's legendary adventure sport scene with a white-water rafting expedition down the Class IV rapids of the Klamath River. Alternatively, enjoy a serene kayaking tour of Lake Ewauna or tee off at the premier Arnold Palmer-designed golf course found at Running Y Ranch.
For gourmet burgers and microbrews, head to the Creamery, a hip eatery flanked by a sun-drenched patio. It's part of Oregon's iconic Klamath Basin Brewing Co and boasts creative beers like the irresistibly smooth Backroad Vanilla Porter. Stock up on sticky cinnamon buns and Jack Daniels bread pudding at the Green Blade Bakery.
Getting around Klamath Falls
Downtown Klamath Falls is easy to get around on foot. The city is also serviced by local buses, taxis and rental cars. Klamath Falls is a 2.5-hour drive from Bend.