Southern Oregon

With a warm, sunny and dry climate that belongs in nearby California, Southern Oregon is the state's 'banana belt.' Rugged and remote landscapes are entwined with a number of designated 'wild and scenic' rivers, which are famous for their challenging white-water rafting, world-class fly-fishing and excellent hiking. There's good birding in the area – especially for bald eagles – and exceptional lakes to visit, including spectacular Crater Lake, Oregon's only national park.


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