Located in downtown Klamath Falls, is a magical place that will help you escape from your day to day stress, relax with the girls and on some nights enjoy a bit of wine with your painting. Wild Pigments Art Studio is a place for creatives to express themselves with a bit of guidance and education.Read More
There are only a few hours remaining until the start of the 39th Annual Winter Wings Festival. This year’s festival will offer more activities than ever before. With the help of the Klamath Falls KOA Journey we look at this year’s festival.
The Winter Wings Festival is one of the largest birding festivals in the nation celebrating the largest wintering population of Bald Eagles in the lower 48 states. Typically numbering 500-800 eagles. Other birds include – massive flocks of waterfowl and large number of wintering raptors.Read More
Do you ever feel guilty for enjoying the nice weather that the Klamath Basin has experienced this month? It is February, and we should be experiencing a high in the 30's not 60's and several inches of frozen snow on the ground. We all know the pleasant weather will not last, but it has given us quite a case of Spring Fever.
What better way to enjoy the mild temperatures than to take a hike. Here are three local easy hiking trails to cure your spring fever.Read More
The weather guessers are saying that the snow is coming and with the latest satellite imagery, they might be right this time. So what better way to enjoy family time than to spend it inside where it is warm and watch the snow fall. In partnership with the Klamath Falls KOA here are 7 Family Friendly Indoor Winter Activities you can do here in the Klamath Basin and avoid getting cold in the Snow. (no particular order).Read More
Home to Over 350 Bird Species, the Klamath Basin is unmistakably bird country. It is one of the top birding locations in the nation, and is one of the largest migratory stopovers for birds in the western United States.
Birding in Klamath is a year-round activity with natural high-elevation valleys surrounded by mountains. The region contains diverse habitats from desert lakes, wetlands and rivers to rain forests along the edges of the Cascade Mountain range making this area a birder’s paradise.Read More
Celebrating on New Years Eve is not just for the adults. Here are 3 kid friendly events happening in the Klamath Basin for children of all ages.
Basin Adventures is brought to you by the Klamath Falls KOA, your adventure hub of the Klamath Basin.Read More
Old Man Winter has his grip on the Klamath Basin, it is both beautiful and cold. What better way to enjoy winter than to get out and explore with the family. Here are 10 winter activities you can do with your family today. Basin Adventures is sponsored by the Klamath Falls KOA Journey, the adventure base camp of the Klamath Basin.Read More
Fall is in full swing here in the Klamath Basin ans what better way to enjoy it than to get out and explore with the family. Here are 10 fall activities you can do with your family now. Basin Adventures is sponsored by the Klamath Falls KOA, the adventure base camp of the Klamath Basin.Read More
Fall is a great time to visit the Lava Beds National Monument. The cool crisp nights and warm days make for a comfortable adventure.
Basin Adventures is sponsored by the Klamath Falls KOA Journey, the adventure base camp of the Klamath Basin.
Many of the caves are developed and contain trails, stairways and ladders. Cave Loop, a 2-mile road just south of the visitor center offers most of the developed caves in the park. A short walk from the visitor center is Mushpot Cave. A perfect first cave to visit, as this cave has lighting and exhibits explaining the features of the cave. Mushpot is the only lit cave in the park.
Before heading underground, a stop at the visitor center is required. Where you get a flashlight (if you did not bring one) and a hard hat. Yes you will bonk your head more than you think it is a must have accessory.
Caves are divided into three groups based on varying levels of difficulty in the hardest section of the cave – Least, Moderate and Most Challenging.
Some caves to check out on your first visit are – Mushpot, Sentinel, Valentine, and Skull. A complete list of least challenging caves can be obtained on the Lava Beds Website at http://bit.ly/2fzlqmg
Before you go caving there are a few things you need to know.
1) Before entering any cave you must be screened for “White-nose Syndrome” a deadly fungal bat disease. This can be done at the visitor center. [http://bit.ly/2fyzEUo]
2) Most information you need to know is contained in the caving brochure. [http://bit.ly/2fzDltc]
3) Cave safely and softly. Conditions are dramatically different underground than they are up top. So please wear proper clothing, and leave no trace of your visit. [http://bit.ly/2fzpG5h]
Travel through the Monument is by private vehicle or commercial tour as there are no public transportation options in the park. All roads in the park, accommodate standard passenger vehicles.
Please note - Pets are not allowed on trails or in caves at the Lava Beds National Monument
For more information and to plan your trip to the Monument visit https://www.nps.gov/labe
Basin Adventures is brought to you by the Klamath Falls KOA. Centrally located in Klamath Falls, the Klamath Falls KOA is the perfect jump-off point to visit all the spectacular recreation sites of the Klamath Basin – Crater Lake National Park, Lava Beds National Monument, wildlife refuges, hiking, biking, fishing and so much more. Visit http://koa.com/campgrounds/klamath/ for more details and to book your next adventure base camp.