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Illinois Valley

Enjoy the Path Less Taken

Here you will find a place to celebrate and enjoy a diverse natural wonderland of geology, flora, and fauna of the Klamath mountain province that serves as a jump-off to three wilderness areas: the Kalmiopsis, Siskiyou, and the Red Buttes Wilderness. On top of this, The Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve offers guided cave tours. Hikers can access trails from there to the high country with an eighty-mile hike to Ashland for those hardy trekkers. Wild and Scenic rivers, as well as natural, and botanical areas await your discovery in this pristine region.


In a noisy, busy world, Oregon extends a quiet invitation: Come find yourself in our wild places  and please, take care out there. Help preserve the state’s outdoor spaces by following these responsible recreation values: Prepare. Care. Connect. And be sure the pack the 10 Essentials before you go outside. For more info visit