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Wingwatchers Trail work day Saturday

Volunteers are invited to participate in a trail work day on the Klamath Wingwatchers Trail from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, starting at the visitors center at 205 Riverside Drive, according to a news release.

Those participating are asked to bring gloves with them; tools will be provided. For information, call Bill at 541-892-4889.

Ride the rails through the forest

Scale model train rides on the Klamath & Western Railroad are offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through Labor Day. Food and refreshments are available, as well as a picnic area. The rides are offered free of charge, and donations to ride the nonprofit’s train are welcomed.

The railroad is at 36951 S. Chiloquin Road, Chiloquin. For more information, visit, or call 541-783-3177.

See the Stars of the Night in Tulelake

Staff from the Lava Beds National Monument will be at the Otis Roper Park Friday, June 28 in Tulelake for a Stars of the Night program. Rangers will be staffed with telescopes to view the night sky and give impromptu programs. This event will be from 8:30 until 10 p.m.

Lava Beds National Monument programs:

The following ranger-guided programs will be offered through July 2 at Lava Beds National Monument, through the park’s Visitor Center:

n Today: 10 a.m. to noon, bat chat; and a tour of Golden Dome Cave at 2 p.m.

n Saturday: 10 a.m. to noon, bat chat; and a tour of Catacombs Cave at 2 p.m.

n Sunday: 10 a.m., Birth of the Lava Beds discussion; tour of Sentinel Cave at 2 p.m.

n Monday: 10 a.m. Snakes: heroes of the Lava Beds discussion; Valentine Cave Tour at 2 p.m.

n Tuesday: 2 p.m., tour of Sunshine Cave.

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Kayak tours of Spring Creek at Collier Memorial State Park are being offered through September, according to a news release.

The tours are from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for $25 per person. All gear is provided. Participants are asked to arrive at the Spring Creek Day Use Area 20 minutes before the tours begin.

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Klamath Lake Land Trust hikes:

The Klamath Lake Land Trust is offering the following excursions. To register, and for more information, visit, call 541-884-1053 or email

Williamson River Delta: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Join the Klamath Lake Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy on a kayak trip to the Williamson River Delta. See the results of restoration following levee removal 10 years ago.

Sycan Homestead & Coyote Bucket: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Klamath Lake Land Trust’s newest property along the Sycan River includes 2 miles of riverfront, two historic homesteads, springs, and unusual rock canyons.

Ranger Springs: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. See Ranger Springs gush from the ground, surrounded by wildflowers. Total distance is 6 miles with elevation gain and loss.

Caledonia Woodlands: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Take a gentle walk through a mature white oak woodland, with views of Upper Klamath Lake. Learn about local history of the site, hang up birdhouses and enjoy a picnic lunch.