Little Known Scenic Places

Williamson River Gorge

The river takes a somnambulant path: The lower gorge.

Spring Creek, at Collier State Park, tributary to the Williamson.

The lower gorge on the Williamson River.

The Lower gorge on the Williamson River. Yet again.

Nature crafting mountains on the Williamson.

Waterfalls in the middle gorge.

The upper gorge on the Williamson River.

Watery Groves and placid pools encircled by column like conifers ...

The Lower Gorge on the Williamson River,
pictured to the right
crater lake national park in oregon, near to all these scenic areas, and gathering light ... a retreat in southern oregon.

Our Getaways offer written Directions, Maps and suggested scenery, spanning Oregon and northern California; places Brad and I have visited and loved. These getaways offer simplicity, yet beauty in scenery, waterfalls, hiking trails, campgrounds, mountains, hot springs, mountain lakes, equestrian trails, mountain biking trails, wild and scenic rivers, scenic byways, Crater Lake National Park, national monuments & more.

Protect our National Forests and Wilderness Areas. Leave NO Trace!
Be sure to check out fire conditions at the Ranger Station before traveling,
hiking or camping in the forest.

The wood river wetlands birding trail near to crater lake and gathering light ... a retreat in southern oregon.

Wood River Wetlands birding trails
in Klamath Basin

Egrets in the shallows at Wood River Wetlands, page 1. A few cormorants in a tree at Wood River Wetlands, page 2. Settle down & relax: Wood River Wetlands, page 3. Egret at Wood River Wetlands, page 4. Autumn at Wood River Wetlands, page 5. ... the sun sets: Light on Agency Lake, page 6, Mt Scott from Wood River Wetlands. page 7 & Pelican Butte from Wood River Wetlands, page 8.

Hagelstein Park birding trail

Mt McLoughlin in morning mists from Hagelstein Park birding trail, page 1, Egrets visit at Hagelstein Park birding trail, page 2, & McLoughlin in Oregon's Cas- cade Mountains from Hagelstein Park, page 3.

The Wetlands at Eagle Ridge Park: Introduction.

Kimball Creek at Kimball Creek State Park.

Crater Lake National Park: Introduction

Forward ~ Introduction to Shoalwater Bay at Eagle Ridge in Klamath Basin.

Back ~ Nearby Special and Scenic Places, page 1.

Wood River Wetlands Birding Trail
pictured to the left

Travel Directions to Nearby Scenic Wonders, Map to Nearby Scenery. and Other Scenic Wonders nearby.

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

Travel on the Willamette Pass, Oregon Hwy 58 to Gathering Light ... a retreat. Enjoy hiking trails, Odell Lake, Waldo Lake, waterfalls, wilderness areas, hot springs and more in the Willamette National Forest: Directions, Map and Scenery.

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

Little known Scenic Places, opportunities to explore nature: hiking trails, sightseeing, wildlife viewing, birding trails, river gorges, national wildlife refuges and more, all near the retreat and Crater Lake: Map & Scenery.

cabins on the river at gathering light ... a retreat located in southern oregon near crater lake national park.

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Walking riverside (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.