Pioneer Church in Fort Bidwell, California.

The People's Church
Fort Bidwell, California

Forward ~ Surprise Valley, where the past
steps right along in the present.

Back ~ Water Avenue in Fort Bidwell, California.

Surprise Valley was settled as part of the movement west when the Applegate Trail, split apart from the Oregon Trail. The last time we visited Fort Bidwell, the land was in the process of being restored to the native people.

Explore Surprise Valley and the Warner Mountains: Travel Directions, Map and Scenery: Mountains, hot springs, wildlife viewing, south Warner Wilderness Area, hiking trails, equestrian trails and more.

USFS: Modoc National Forest.

Warner Mountains ~ South Warner Wilderness Area.

Travel Oregon and northern California while staying at Gathering Light ... a retreat
located near Crater Lake National Park in southern Oregon.

Travel to Gathering Light ... a retreat via the Shasta Trinity area of northern California: Directions, Map & Scenery.

Directions to and Day Trips, including the Surprise Valley, Outback Tour, of around 100 miles from the retreat.

Little known Scenic Places near Crater Lake and the retreat: hiking trails, wildlife viewing, birding, & more: Directions, Map and Scenery.

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Contact Brad at Gathering Light ... a retreat

Cabin 5 at Gathering Light ... a retreat is pictured to the right. Rustic simplicity, a place to "Just Be", Gathering Light is nestled on the banks of the river, surrounded by the Fremont Winema National Forest of Oregon and not far from Crater Lake National Park.

cabins in the forest at gathering light ... a retreat in southern oregon near crater lake national park: cabins, treehouses in the forest on the river.