The Warner Mountains and Surprise Valley

Travel California and experience Surprise Valley, bounded by the Warner Mountains on the west, which is in the Modoc National Forest. Enjoy the south warner wilderness, cedarville, eagleville, fort bidwell and the barrel springs/surprise valley backcountry byway.

Although it was July, snow still cloaked the mountains on our first visit to Surprise Valley and the Warner Mountains.

Forward ~ Traveling through the Warners ... Cedar Pass

Back ~ Mountain building continues ... white ash - rhyolite or limestone?

USFS: Modoc National Forest. Want to hike? South Warner Wilderness of the Warner Mountains.

Directions to Emerson Creek Campground and hiking trails into the South Warner Wilderness.

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

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

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

Directions to and Day Trips in either Oregon or California of about 100 miles from the retreat.

Explore little known Scenic Places near Crater Lake and the retreat: hiking, sightseeing, wildlife viewing, birding, and more: Directions Map and Scenery.

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

Contact Brad at Gathering Light ... a retreat.

The back porch at the cottage (pictured above) at Gathering Light ... a retreat. 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 southern Oregon and not far from Crater Lake National Park.