Klamath Falls KOA
Travel Blogs from Klamath Falls
Miles Traveled: 245
Arrival Time: 5:37 (Pacific)
Total hours traveled: 5 hours
Best: The Dunes
Worst: Getting Stuck in the dunes
Unexpected: The super winding roads and near the edge experience of climbing a huge mountain on route 66.
As we left the KOA to try to make our way back to the Sea Lion …
... 1085;е жалко покид
72;ть эти чудны
77; края ради Klamath Falls.
... passing by.
We saw Mt. Shasta all the way along I 5 until we turned off on Highway 97 to Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Very scenic along 97 with rolling fields, migrant workers. We stopped at a rest area for a picnic lunch and enjoyed a freight train from Canada passing by. Area reminded us of the mid-west with rolling plains, but mountains in the distance.
... capped Mt. Shasta as it is, of course, much shorter and appears to be composed of volcanic rocks.
We left I-5 for Route 97 (also Historic CA 99) at Weed, California at 1:45. Weed in its hay day was the locus for the largest timber mill in the country at one time. Times have changed and now it is a tourist town on the way to Crater Lake. We stopped there for a souvenir purchase and then were off again. Shortly after pulling out ...
... volcanic eruption 7700 yrs. ago. (Scientists know this, I didn't make it up). It is the deepest lake in the US at 1943 feet. It is 5 miles wide. It is pristine and gorgeous. As we drove the rim we found lots of snow still left from winter. Avg. annual snowfall here is 48 ft. The past winter was snowy. As a result much of the road isn't even open yet. Last winters' snow may not be melted before this winters' snow begins. We decided there ...