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Cities and Towns of the Oregon Cascades
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North Umpqua

Crater Lake National Park

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Cascade Mountains Travel Region

Dominated by approximately 700 miles of the Cascade Mountain Range, the Oregon Cascades region is legendary for its recreational opportunities. The region is home to seven different national forests and is best known for Oregon's highest mountain, Mount Hood, and the nearby recreation area, the Columbia River Gorge.

Approximately four million people visit the Mount Hood National Forest each year, which extends from the shores of the Columbia Gorge to the foot of Mount Jefferson, some 60 miles south. The Mount Hood Scenic Byway provides an awe-inspiring view of dormant volcano, whose last recorded eruption was barely 200 years ago, shortly before Lewis and Clark's famed expedition. The byway also skirts several other memorable sights, such as the 1930's Timberline Lodge, now a national historic landmark.

Crater Lake National Park, at the southern end of the Oregon Cascade region, may not receive the numbers of visitors that Mount Hood does, but it its unique beauty has been dazzling visitors for thousands of years, since Native Americans first stood upon its shores. Today, a half-million people make the trek to the national park, which is located a couple of hours' drive from Central Point and Medford.

The Oregon Cascades region is best known of course, for its excellent skiing and backcountry recreation opportunities. Ski areas pepper the slopes from Mount Hood near the state's northern border, all the way to Mount Ashland, in the south. But there are also numerous scenic drives and circle tours that visitors can take that will offer a unique glimpse at small towns and communities that make up this fascinating region.

Cascades Raptor Center
A non-profit organization providing wildlife rescue and public education services throughout Lane County, Oregon. Web site covers such topics as: What to do in a wildlife emergency. Rehabilitation and rescue of wildlife. Public education about wildlife. Also offers a guest book and links to similar sights.

Virtual Cascades
Presents through photos and links a virtual mountainscape of the Pacific Northwest glaciated Cascade peaks. Includes climbing photos and web cams of Cascade peaks.


Cabins and lookouts on National Forest lands


Collier State Park. Highway 97, 30 miles north of Klamath Falls, Chiloquin, OR 97624. GPS: 42.646223 N, -121.879573 W

KLA-MO-YA Casino. Highway 97 at the South Crater, Chiloquin, OR 97624.Toll-free: 1-888-552-6692.

Oregon Caves National Monument
Above ground, the 480- acre site encompasses a remnant old-growth coniferous forest harboring an array of plants and a Douglas fir tree with the widest known girth in Oregon. Three hiking trails access this forest. Below ground is an active marble cave created by natural forces over thousands of years. For a fee, a private concessionaire will provide tours of the cave.

North Umpqua

Steamboat Inn. 42705 North Umpqua Highway, Steamboat, OR 97447-9703. Phone: 541-498-2230; Toll-free: 1-800-840-8825; Fax: 541-498-2411. E-mail

Steamboat Inn, is located thirty-eight miles east of Roseburg, on Highway 138. Nestled among the towering firs of the Umpqua National Forest, the Inn commands a breath-taking view of the North Umpqua River. Nearby attractions include Crater Lake National Park, Diamond Lake, excellent wineries and Wildlife Safari. Fishing, trails for hikers, and swimming are within minutes of the Inn.

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