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The Upper Klamath Canoe Trail provides a marked, 9.5-mile journey through a larger freshwater marsh. The canoe trail has four segments: Recreation Creek, Crystal Creek, Wocus cut, and Malone Springs with each segment offering a new look at the Upper Klamath Marsh. these segments can be accessed from either Rocky Point boat launch or Malone Springs boat launch. 

Remember, two canoeists can paddle on average 2 miles an hour so plan accordingly.

Where the trail is located 

Point Comfort Lodge was built in 1912 and is considered a National Historic Landmark. Located lakefront on the northwest shore of Upper Klamath Lake, Point Comfort Lodge and Cabins is the pinnacle of a true lodge and cabin experience. With its unique architecture and beautiful natural surroundings, Point Comfort Lodge and Cabins make for a great family and friends trip that can accommodate most large families!

Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. The city was originally called Linkville when George Nurse founded the town in 1867. It was named after the Link River, on whose falls the city was sited. The name was changed to Klamath Falls in 1893. The population was 20,840 at the 2010 census. The city is on the southeastern shore of the Upper Klamath Lake and is approximately 25 miles north of the California–Oregon border, 45 miles south of Crater Lake National Park, and 81 miles east of Medford Airport.


Collier Memorial State Park features a campground, outdoor museum of historic logging equipment, relocated pioneer village, and a new four-corral, primitive horse camp and trailhead. At the state's finest logging museum, you'll see rare and antique logging equipment dating to the 1880s, as well as more recent pieces.

Immerse yourself in the sounds of migratory birds and waterfowl in the Wood River Wetland on the north side of Agency Lake. A half-mile non-motorized accessible trail leads to expansive views of surrounding mountains, waterfowl viewing, and some of the best trout fishing in the Klamath Basin.

J. F. Kimball State Park is a pristine site located at the headwaters of the Wood River. This stream flows from the pine forest into open meadow land laced with picturesque quaking aspen surrounded by the southern Cascade Mountains. Wood River offers fine fishing that can be accessed from the park by canoe. Kimball Park offers primitive camping next to a spring-fed lagoon at the beginning of this waterway.

Upper Klamath Lake (sometimes called Klamath Lake) is a large, shallow freshwater lake east of the Cascade Range in south-central Oregon in the United States. The largest body of freshwater by surface area in Oregon, it is approximately 25 miles (40 km) long and 8 miles (13 km) wide and extends northwest from the city of Klamath Falls. It sits at an average elevation of 4,140 feet (1,260 m).

The lake depth fluctuates due to regulation of its water supply and natural drought cycles, averaging between 8 to 50 feet (2.4 to 15.2 m) deep.

Pelican Bay is located at the northern end of Upper Klamath Lake. Pelican Bay is adjacent to the Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge and it connects with Harriman Creek, Recreation Creek, Crystal Cree, and Upper Klamath Lake.

There are 3 prominent and historical resorts in the area which include Harriman Springs Resort, Rocky Point Resort, and Point Comfort Lodge.

Pelican Bay gets its name from the thousands of  American White Pelicans that can be seen there during the annual migration. 


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