Southern Oregon Cascades

In the heart of the Southern Oregon Cascades, the Pearl of the Cascades is nestled between Chiloquin, Oregon and Agency Lake in the middle of some of the most adventurous territory in the Pacific Northwest. 

The Oregon Cascades stretch from the Columbia River and Washington State in the north to the Siskiyou Mountains and California boarder in the south. The adventure zone of the Southern Oregon Cascades begins at the border of California and stretches to just above Crater Lake near Diamond Lake, Mount Bailey and Mount Thielsen. It spans from the Rogue Valley in the west to the Klamath Basin in the east. 

The Pearl is right in the middle of the circle is world class adventure - from snowshoeing on the rim of Crater Lake National Park to the birding inside the Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge Complex - kayaking on the Wood River to hiking the Sky Lakes Wilderness. 

Klamath Falls

The nearest large city is Klamath Falls a quaint "small town" of 40,000 people. Klamath Falls is located 30 miles north of the California state line. Centrally located and the largest population base in four counties (Klamath, Lake, Modoc, and Siskiyou). Klamath Falls offers major shopping, employment in education-healthcare-timber-tourism, culture through a rich native american heritage, unlimited outdoor recreation and so much more.

Klamath Falls is a 5-hour drive from; Portland, San Francisco, Sacramento and Reno making it an excellent hub to those marketplaces and beyond. Commercial flights out of the Crater Lake Regional Airport make travel a breeze with short screening lines and easy flights to the Portland Airport.  Where connecting flights can take you anywhere on the globe.

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Quick Facts About
Klamath County

On the sunny side of Oregon. Half a days drive to major markets

  • San Francisco - 5 hours
  • Portland - 5 hours

Best Weather in Oregon

  • Oregon's City of Sunshine (300 days/year)
  • Refreshing climate at 4,100' elevation
  • Year-round livability