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Area Attractions At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Explore the Best of Klamath Falls

Nestled in the heart of the stunning Cascade Mountain range, Running Y Resort supports outdoor enthusiasts seeking their next great adventure.
With crisp, clean air and 300 days of sunshine each year, this destination is suitable for any pursuit, whether your mission is to relax by the lake or go whitewater rafting. Browse Klamath Falls attractions below and more in the surrounding area.

Famous Attractions near Klamath Falls

Crater Lake At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Crater Lake

Located just 59 miles from Running Y Ranch Resort, Crater Lake formed due to the eruption of 12,000-foot Mount Mazama thousands of years ago and is known for its clear blue color, depth, and steep sides. Witness the dramatic island that sits in its center, Wizard Island.
Lava Beds At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Lava Beds

This national monument is known for its geological and historical value. Over the last half-million years, volcanic eruptions on the Medicine Lake shield volcano have created a rugged landscape covered with diverse volcanic features. See more than 700 caves, Native American rock art sites, and historic battlefields.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Founded in 1935, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is a not-for-profit professional theatre. The season runs from February through early November. There are three theatres: two indoor stages, the Angus Bowmer Theatre and the Thomas Theatre, and the flagship outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre, which opens in early June and runs through mid-October.
Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge for Birdwatching

The Klamath Basin is renowned for its diversity of birdlife due to its distinct habitats, including marshes, open water, coniferous forest, Juniper woodlands, oak-chaparral, and sagebrush-grasslands, grassy meadow, and rocky cliffs. Over 350 species of birds call this significant Pacific Flyway layover home, including Pelicans, Egrets, Herons, and Grebes.
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway

Ready for a scenic drive? The Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway is roughly 500 miles long and travels through the Cascade Range past numerous volcanoes. The byway will give you access to the rich history, charming towns, extraordinary recreational and cultural opportunities, Skirting lakes, diverse wetlands, and scenic ranches. Highlights include Crater Lake National Park and Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon's largest lake, famous for its varied bird species.
Mitchell Monument At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Mitchell Monument

Also known as Mitchell Recreation Area, Mitchell Monument is a small picnic area and a commemorative location as the only place in the continental United States where Americans were killed during World War II as a direct result of enemy action. A Japanese balloon bomb caused the deaths. The site is maintained by the United States Forest Service and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Pacific Crest Trail At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail is a renowned long-distance hiking and equestrian trail closely aligned with the highest portion of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain ranges. From near Siskiyou Summit in Southern Oregon to the Washington border, this section of the Pacific Crest Trail is both the shortest and the easiest to hike or ride.
Train Mountain At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Train Mountain

You don't have to be a train enthusiast to love this attraction. Enjoy a train ride through the mountain on a miniature train with the entire family. Visit the museum to see the world's largest private caboose collection.
Tulelake Segregation Center At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Tulelake Segregation Center

Visit a controversial piece of history where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II. Explore the old camps. Find vintage documents and articles to brush up on your World War history.
Collier State Park At Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls

Collier State Park

Nestled alongside the Williamson River is a historic logging museum that features a pioneer village and old-fashioned logging equipment dating back to the 1800s. Open May 1 through October 1.
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