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Experience Southern Oregon

A Wonderland of Natural Beauty and Fun

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Dive into nature during your stay at Running Y Ranch Resort! For those in need of some Oregon family vacation ideas, our resort is a spacious yet serene Klamath Falls escape with an abundance of family-oriented activities available year-round. For those looking for a winter weekend getaway, the average 38.5 inches of snow the Klamath Basin gets every year makes for a beautiful winter wonderland. Opportunities to get outside and enjoy the fresh powder abound at Running Y Ranch Resort: ski, snowshoe, ice skate, or birdwatch your way through winter in Southern Oregon. 

On-Site Experiences 

Our accommodations and location aren't our only amazing features. With delectable dining, a luxurious day spa, and one of the area's greatest golf courses on-site, everyone in your family is sure to find excitement mere steps from your door. 

Winter Activities 

Skiing and Snowboarding 

Where the Siskyous meet the Cascades, Southern Oregon skiers enjoy a ring of snow surrounding the Rogue Valley during winter months. The breathtaking peaks and valleys, abundant snow parks, and accessible ski and snowboard areas make Southern Oregon a great destination for not just cross-country skiers, but also boarders, hikers and snowmobilers. Ski areas include Mt. Ashland Ski Area, Mt. Bachelor, Mt. Shasta, and Crater Lake National Park. 

Mt. Ashland        Mt. Bachelor        Mt. Shasta        Crater Lake National Park

Ice Skating

Grab a hot chocolate, bundle up, and enjoy an evening of ice skating at the Bill Collier Ice Arena. Conveniently located near the entrance to Running Y Ranch Resort, ice skating is the perfect activity for adults and children alike. 


Southern Oregon has plenty of places to race through the snow for a winter adventure. Carve through the fresh powder and experience the winter wonderland around you. Rentals

Bird Watching 

Winter is the season to witness the largest concentration of wintering bald eagle in the continental United States. Up to 780 eagles spend winter in the Klamath Basin, with peak numbers usually being seen in February. Explore the Klamath Basin to see some of the 245 species of birds that migrate through the area or stay on property and spot some of the most popular species of birds found right here at Running Y Ranch Resort. 

Family-Friendly Attractions

Next of Kiln

This contemporary ceramic studio is open to the public for all skill levels. Whether you are a master painter or a newbie to the art scene, Next of Kiln is a great place to relax and create something special. 

The Ledge

Home to the Yeti's Climbing Lair, The Ledge offers indoor rock climbing and rentals for outdoor adventures. Rentals include canoes, kayak, stand-up paddleboards, and hiking equipment. 

Wild Pigments Art Studio

Don't think you are that great at art? Visit Wild Pigments Art Studio for an art class and walk out with a masterpiece. 

Children's Museum of Klamath Falls

A creative and educational environment filled with hands-on exhibits and displays ranging from aviation to biology, the Children's Museum is sure to delight the whole family. 

Epicenter Bowling Complex

A social center in Klamath Falls, you can mix and mingle with locals between games and bites at the Epicenter Bowling Complex