Kimball Creek in Klamath Basin
not far from Crater Lake National Park

kimball creek in klamath basin on the crater lake hwy in southern oregon - about 20 miles from crater lake national park.

The beautiful aqua waters of Kimball Creek flow from underground just upstream from this pool. Kimball Creek State Parkis unimproved ... it's true, it's pretty rugged, but the area is beautiful. All you need to do is pull in and pitch your tent.There are bathrooms, of course, but little else, so plan ahead.

Kimball Creek State Park is located on the Crater Lake Highway on the eastern side of Crater Lake National Park. Heading east from Crater Lake: If you arrive in Fort Klamath, you've missed the park. When the road curves round look for the sign for the park. Fort Creek, pictured below is located in the same area, off an unmarked dirt road. Ask the locals in Fort Klamath; I'm sure they'll know. :)

Klamath Basin in the Pacific Flyway, a birder's paradise

Easily accessible and quite marvelous birding sites: The Upper and Lower Klamath Wildlife Refuges, TulelakeWildlife Refuge, Wood River Wetlands on Agency Lake, Howards Bay and Shoalwater Bay - Eagle Ridge on Klamath Lake.

There are more! Check them out: Birding Trails in Klamath Basin and the Pacific Flyway.

Preserve Natural Beauty: wildlife refuges, our national forests and
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Fort creek flows from underground like kimball creek not far from crater lake national park in southern oregon.

Forward ~ Egrets and the other birds visit as summer turns.

Back ~ Mt Scott on the eastern rim at Crater Lake.

Birding in Klamath Basin in the Pacific Flyway: Birders' Trails in the wildlife refuges and wetlands, canoeing in Klamath Wildlife and the Wood River Wetlands.

NPS: Crater Lake National Park near to the retreat.

Travel Oregon and northern California while staying at Gathering Light ... a retreat
located in southern Oregon near Crater Lake National Park. Visit,sightseeing at little known scenic places; hiking nature's untrammeled trails.

Underground stream flow into Kimball Creek, Fort Creek, into the Williamson River, more in the area surrounding gathering light ... a retreat and crater lake national park. gathering light ... a retreat located near crater lake national park in southern oregon.

Travel to Gathering Light on the Umpqua Scenic Byway:Travel Directions, Map and Scenery: hiking trails, waterfalls,mountains, wild and scenic rivers, hot springs and more.

Directions to and Day Trips of about 100 miles from the retreat.

Little known Scenic Places to explore nature untrammeled: hiking with and without trails, wildlife refuges, wetlands, mountains, river gorges, wilderness areas and more near Crater Lake and the retreat: Directions Map and Scenery.

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Wild Lupines blooming in Klamath Basin (pictured above) not far from 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.