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Alturas Recreation Area National Park

11 Activites Phone: (530)-233-4666 Email: csinglet@blm.gov Distance: 2.28 miles

The Alturas resource area encompasses a panorama of diversity, from evergreen forests to rocky lava flows to high desert plains. The recreational opportunities are as varied as the landscape. The visitor can camp in remote settings, hike the emigrant trails that dissect the lands, or watch herds of Pronghorn Antelope and Mule Deer. Several Indian and settler conflicts, including the Modoc Indian W...

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Modoc National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (530)-233-3572 Email: modoc@fws.gov Distance: 3.86 miles

Modoc National Wildlife Refuge is home to more than 250 species of birds and a variety of other wildlife. Located in a high-altitude desert valley on the western edge of the Great Basin in Modoc County, California, the refuge is part of a large complex of mid-altitude wetlands and lakes in northeastern California. Strategically situated just 60 miles east of the Klamath Basin marshes, the ...

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South Warner Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 22.23 miles

The South Warner Wilderness now contains a total of 70,614 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the South Warner Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Surprise Recreation Management Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (916)-279-6101 Email: ABollsch@blm.gov Distance: 22.69 miles

From beautiful Surprise Valley at the base of the towering Warner Mountains, east into the high dessert valleys and mountains of northwestern Nevada, the Surprise Area Office administers almost 1.5 million acres of Public Land.

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Modoc National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: srriley@fs.fed.us Distance: 22.82 miles

Framed by distinctive geology and views of a timeless landscape, the Modoc National Forest is a place where solitude and recreation come together connecting people to the land and the past. These ecosystems with their rich habitat create abundant opportunities for recreation around water, wildlife viewing, fishing and hunting. A network of scenic drives provide local communities and growing urban ...

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Clear Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (530)-667-2231 Email: David_Champine@fws.gov Distance: 40.06 miles

Clear Lake Refuge in northeastern California consists of approximately 20,000 acres of open water surrounded by over 26,000 acres of upland bunchgrass, low sagebrush, and juniper habitat. Small, rocky islands in the lake provide nesting sites for American white pelicans, double-crested cormorants, and other colonial nesting birds. The upland areas provide habitat for pronghorn antelope, mule d...

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Lakeview National Park

12 Activites Phone: (541)-947-2177 Email: BLM_OR_LV_Mailbox@blm.gov Distance: 46.80 miles

The Lakeview District offers a variety of recreation opportunities. The landscapes across the four million plus acres of publicland include forested mountains and vast reaches of high elevation desert. Dispersed recreation activities associated withhunting, fishing, off highway vehicle operation, as well as wildlife viewing and sight seeing represent the preponderance of visitoractivities. Gerber ...

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Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-941-0200 Email: Brian_Day@fws.gov Distance: 47.52 miles

The Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge protects more than half a million acres of high desert habitat for large wintering herds of pronghorn antelope, scattered bands of bighorn sheep, and a rich assortment of other wildlife. The landscape is vast, rugged, and punctuated with waterfalls, narrow gorges, and lush springs among rolling hills and expansive tablelands of sagebrush and mountain mahogany. ...

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Hart Mountain National Antelope Range Park

7 Activites Phone: (541)-947-2731 Email: Kelly_Hogan@fws.gov Distance: 47.52 miles

Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge derives its name from the massive fault block ridge that ascends abruptly nearly three quarters of a mile above the Warner Valley floor in a series of rugged cliffs, steep slopes, and knife-like ridges. The east side of the mountain is less precipitous, descending in a series of rolling hills and low ridges to the sagebrush-grasslands typical of southeastern ...

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Black Rock-High Rock Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area Park

10 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 51.86 miles

Spectacular scenic opportunities abound in one of the largest and flattest alkaline playas in the United States. The Playa is a now-dry remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan; it is 44 miles long (oriented north-south), and averages 7 miles in width. Opportunities for solitude are considerable. A variety of interesting geologic features dominate the landscape. The near-pristine Applegate-Lassen section ...

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Lava Beds National Monument Park

Rank: 223 5 Activites Email: labe_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 53.22 miles

Lava Beds National Monument is a land of turmoil, both geological and historical. Over the last half-million years, volcanic eruptions on the Medicine Lake shield volcano have created a rugged landscape dotted with diverse volcanic features. More than 700 caves, Native American rock art sites, historic battlefields and campsites, and a high desert wilderness experience await you!

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Lava Beds Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.70 miles

The Lava Beds Wilderness now contains a total of 28,460 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1972 the Lava Beds Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Timbered Crater Wilderness Study Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (530)-233-4666 Email: csinglet@blm.gov Distance: 54.99 miles

The Timbered Crater Wilderness Study Area is an outstanding showcase for the geology of extinct volcanic craters. The alternating depressions and buttes are dominated by a 500-foot butte at the rim of the crater. The crater provides the only northeastern California habitat for the Baker cypress tree. Because Timbered Crater lies at the junction of the Great Basin and Cascade Mountains ecosystems, ...

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High Rock Canyon Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 55.70 miles

High Rock Canyon Wilderness (46,465 acres) remains largely unaltered from the days when John C. Fremont first mapped the canyon and subsequent emigrant wagon trains followed the route through High Rock Canyon on the Applegate-Lassen Trail. During the peak year of 1849 more than 10,000 wagons passed through the canyon. Outstanding scenic vistas occur from a multitude of locations within the area. ...

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Tule Lake Unit National Park

Phone: (530)-260-0537 Email: angela_sutton@nps.gov Distance: 58.07 miles

The Tule Lake Unit became a National Monument along with eight other units in Hawaii and Alaska by Presidential proclamation in December 2008. The Tule Lake Unit includes a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, a Prisoner of War camp and sites where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during WWII.

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Gerber Dam And Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (541)-880-2544 Email: chuelker@mp.usbr.gov Distance: 58.27 miles

Gerber Dam and Reservoir are on Miller Creek 14 miles east of Bonanza, Oregon. The reservoir provides storage for irrigation water and its capacity is 94,000 acre feet with 17 miles of shoreline. The dam, constructed in 1924-1925, is a concrete arch structure with a height of 84 feet and a crest length of 485 feet. The Bureau of Land Management manages the recreation facilities for Reclamat...

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Wickiup Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (541)-383-5300 Distance: 59.79 miles

The Wickiup Dam and Reservoir are features of the Deschutes Project. Recreation on this 11,200-acre reservoir is located in the Cascade Mountains about 40 miles southwest of Bend. Fish species include kokanee, coho salmon, rainbow trout, mountain whitefish, and trophy-size brown trout. Fishing season runs from late April through October. Reservoir acre feet and total reservoir capacity and c...

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East Fork High Rock Canyon Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 60.30 miles

The East Fork High Rock Canyon Wilderness (52,618 acres) consists of a large area of broad volcanic uplands dissected by the deeply cut drainages of High Rock and the East Fork of High Rock Canyons (also known as Pole Canyon). The many cliffs and rock formations support a wide range of wildlife habitats including a nesting raptor population of golden eagles, prairie falcons, hawks and owls. The ca...

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Little High Rock Canyon Wilderness National Park

7 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 60.89 miles

Little High Rock Canyon Wilderness (48,395 acres) contains a large area of broad volcanic uplands dissected by the deeply cut drainages of Little High Rock and McConnell Canyons. Elevations in the Wilderness range from 5,000 to 6,940 feet on top of Mahogany Mountain. The canyon floors contain a wide variety of multi -colored rock formations with willow and small stands of choke cherry. The many cl...

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Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (530)-667-2231 Email: David_Champine@fws.gov Distance: 61.85 miles

Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in the fertile and intensively farmed Tule Lake Basin of northeast California. It was established in 1928 by President Calvin Coolidge "as a preserve and breeding ground for wild birds and animals," yet was still subject to conversion from wetland habitats to farmland under the Bureau of Reclamation's Klamath Project. Under the Kuchel Act of 1964, w...

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Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (530)-667-2231 Email: David_Champine@fws.gov Distance: 68.77 miles

The Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, located in rural northeastern California and southern Oregon, was established by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908 as the nation's first waterfowl refuge. The refuge, with a backdrop of 14,000-foot Mount Shasta to the southwest, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as both a National Historic Landmark and a National Natural Landmark. ...

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High Rock Lake Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 70.26 miles

The High Rock Lake Wilderness (59,107 acres) contains the northern portion of the Calico Mountains. Much of the area consists of large mesa which slants downward to the east. The west side of the area consists of rim rock bluffs and the northwest corner is occupied by the intermittent High Rock Lake. High Rock Lake was created about 14,000 years ago after a large rockslide closed the original outl...

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Gearhart Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 71.32 miles

The Gearhart Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 22,809 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Oregon. In 1964 the Gearhart Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an...

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Warner Wetlands National Park

8 Activites Phone: (541)-947-2177 Email: BLM_OR_LV_Mailbox@blm.gov Distance: 73.31 miles

Scattered reservoirs offergood to excellent trout fishing in a landscape that at first seems alien to that experience. It is the place where antelope and wildhorses roam, as well as offering respite to millions of migratory birds at the Warner Wetlands. The resource area provides apublic collecting area for the Oregon State gemstone, the sunstone, and the largest inland sand dune system in the nor...

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Calico Mountains Wilderness National Park

7 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 75.21 miles

The Calico Mountains Wilderness (64,968 acres) contains many brightly colored, twisted geologic formations. Elevations in the Wilderness range from 3,950 feet to 8,491 feet at Donnelly Peak. The majority of interest in the area is associated with the colors of the southern half of the range, where the bare rocks take on many hues of the rainbow, especially after a rain. These colors are startling...

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