A ninety-mile loop drive around Upper Klamath Lake and Wildlife Refuge, into the eastern Cascade foothills and Klamath basin farmlands. The loop begins in Klamath Falls, at elevation 4,107 feet ,and rises to 4,766 feet in the Cascade foothills. After traveling by three museums in downtown, it moves to Upper Klamath Lake’s western shore, climbs through Winema National Forest to a resort area, turns east, and levels off into farmlands. The return begins in a forest then passes through open sagebrush country and onto the east shore of Upper Klamath Lake. Special attractions: Three museums, Upper Klamath Lake and Wildlife Refuge, fishing, canoe trails, historic sites, Winema National Forest, resorts, and Collier Memorial State Park. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
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