Scenic Drives: Lava Beds Loop
1. Klamath State Wildlife Area
2. Bear Valley National Wildlife
3. Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge
4. Lava Beds National Monument
5. Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Traveling south of Klamath Falls on Highway 97 will put you in the middle of a birding delight.
Stops at Klamath State Wildlife Area (right on Miller Island Road), Lower Klamath Wildlife Refuge (Stateline Road 161) and Tulelake Wildlife Refuge (south on Hill Road) provide excellent habitat for waterfowl and colonial birds.
Next stop is the Lava Beds National Monument, vast lava flows with more than 300 caves to explore, and bountiful with history.
Estimated travel time: Four hours