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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1wNWuYHO9mIyTRXn3hP508LUud1hjMhFw&usp=sharing Overall Map]
 
* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1wNWuYHO9mIyTRXn3hP508LUud1hjMhFw&usp=sharing Overall Map]
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* [[Bike tour/Aug 2018/Packing list]]
  
 
== Day 0: 🚆 Seattle → Klamath Falls ==
 
== Day 0: 🚆 Seattle → Klamath Falls ==
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'''August 16, 2018'''
 
'''August 16, 2018'''
  
;Stay: Cheap hotel near train station in Klamath Falls ('''FIND HOTEL/MAKE RESERVATION''')
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;Time: 9:45AM Seattle King's Station; 9:50PM Klamath Falls (1600 Oak Ave, Klamath Falls, OR 97601)
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;Stay: Reservation on Booking.com (Google Account) for [http://www.maverickmotel.com/ Maverick Hotel] at 1220 Main Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97601  ('''Pay there!''')
 
;Mileage: N/A
 
;Mileage: N/A
  
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;Stay: [http://www.craterlakelodges.com/lodging/mazama-village-campground/ Mazama Village Campground] (All reservations are filled but (a) 25% are available first-come-first-serve on the day ''and'' (b) [https://thedyrt.com/camping/oregon/oregon-crater-lake-national-park-mazama-campground?page=1&reviewSort=-created_at&reviewsPerPage=10 there appear to be hiker/biker spots])
 
;Stay: [http://www.craterlakelodges.com/lodging/mazama-village-campground/ Mazama Village Campground] (All reservations are filled but (a) 25% are available first-come-first-serve on the day ''and'' (b) [https://thedyrt.com/camping/oregon/oregon-crater-lake-national-park-mazama-campground?page=1&reviewSort=-created_at&reviewsPerPage=10 there appear to be hiker/biker spots])
;Mileage: ?
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;Mileage: ~54mi (2100 ft)
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;Food: breakfast in town - pickup bread and eggs; lunch pickup in Klamath; dinner retort curry and rice
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;Weather: this area may get cold at night (<10C).
  
 
Resources:
 
Resources:
  
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* Breakfast at the [https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g51935-d3453026-Reviews-The_Waffle_Hut-Klamath_Falls_Oregon.html Waffle Hut and Cafe] can involve savory Liege style waffles!
 
* [https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Crater_Lake Crater Lake WikiVoyage]
 
* [https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Crater_Lake Crater Lake WikiVoyage]
  
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'''August 18, 2018'''
 
'''August 18, 2018'''
  
;Stay: [https://www.recreation.gov/camping/toketee-lake-campground/r/campsiteSearch.do?search=site&page=siteresult&contractCode=NRSO&parkId=137991 Toketee Lake Campground] '''MAKE RESERVE!'''
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;Stay: [https://www.recreation.gov/camping/toketee-lake-campground/r/campsiteSearch.do?search=site&page=siteresult&contractCode=NRSO&parkId=137991 Toketee Lake Campground] (RESERVED: Loop B, Site B15)
;Mileage: 50 mi to campground; ~4 mi from campground to hot springs
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: [http://publiclands.org/Get-Books-and-Maps.php?plicstate=OR Lemolo Forebay 2] Small free primitive campground
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;Mileage: 50 mi (2200 ft) to campground; ~4 mi from campground to hot springs
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;Food: breakfast oatmeal; lunch sandwich ;  dinner couscous with hot veggies and tofu
  
 
Notes:
 
Notes:
  
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* Toketee Campground is a ''dry campground'' so we'll need to purify water!
 
* [https://soakoregon.com/umpqua-hot-springs/ This page] claims that there are two campsites near the trailhead to the hot spring but [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/umpqua/recarea/?recid=66048 the FS page on the train] suggests that no camping is allowed and that we should set up at Toketee Lake
 
* [https://soakoregon.com/umpqua-hot-springs/ This page] claims that there are two campsites near the trailhead to the hot spring but [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/umpqua/recarea/?recid=66048 the FS page on the train] suggests that no camping is allowed and that we should set up at Toketee Lake
 
* [https://soakoregon.com/umpqua-hot-springs/ SoakOregon Info Page]
 
* [https://soakoregon.com/umpqua-hot-springs/ SoakOregon Info Page]
 
* [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/umpqua/recarea/?recid=66048 Umpqua Hotspring Trailhead USFS Page]
 
* [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/umpqua/recarea/?recid=66048 Umpqua Hotspring Trailhead USFS Page]
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* Near Toketee Lake Campground: "There are two spectacular waterfalls within a five-minute drive of the site. Watson Falls is 272 feet high and has a short trail to the base of the falls. During wetter months be prepared to get a cool shower of fresh mountain water. Toketee Falls is an amazing two level falls flowing out of a basalt column wall. The viewing platform is less than a half mile down the trail."
  
 
== Day 3: 🚲 Umpqua Hotsprings♨️ → McCredie Hotsprings♨️ ==
 
== Day 3: 🚲 Umpqua Hotsprings♨️ → McCredie Hotsprings♨️ ==
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;Stay: [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/willamette/recarea/?recid=4491 Blue Pool Campground (USFS)] (no advance reservations, first come-first-serve; ~0.5mi from springs)
 
;Stay: [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/willamette/recarea/?recid=4491 Blue Pool Campground (USFS)] (no advance reservations, first come-first-serve; ~0.5mi from springs)
;Mileage: 53.7 mi (via NF road; '''check'''; 70mi otherwise)
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;Mileage: 53.7 mi (4170ft via NF road; '''check'''; 70mi 4700ft otherwise)
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;Food: pancakes and eggs; lunch sandwich; dinner miso ramen and eggs OR pizza in oakridge
  
 
Notes:
 
Notes:
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'''August 20, 2018'''
 
'''August 20, 2018'''
  
;Stay: [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/willamette/recreation/recarea/?recid=4363 Cougar Crossing Campground] ('''MAKE RESERVATION'''; 50% are first-come-first-serve; ~2.5mi from springs; other USFS camping options are nearby)
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;Stay: [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/willamette/recreation/recarea/?recid=4363 Cougar Crossing Campground] (RESERVED Site 10; 50% are first-come-first-serve; ~2.5mi from springs; other USFS camping options are nearby)
;Mileage: 60.7mi via NF road (other options available)
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;Mileage: 60.7mi via NF road (3200 ft; other options available)
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;Food: bakery in Oakridge (opens at 8am); lunch pickup in Oakridge; dinner Japanese curry with rice, veggies, and tofu
  
 
Notes:
 
Notes:
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* [https://soakoregon.com/cougar-hot-springs-in-oregon/ SoakOregon Info Page]
 
* [https://soakoregon.com/cougar-hot-springs-in-oregon/ SoakOregon Info Page]
 
* [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/willamette/recreation/recarea/?recid=4391 Terwillinger/Cougar Hotspring USFS Webpage]
 
* [https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/willamette/recreation/recarea/?recid=4391 Terwillinger/Cougar Hotspring USFS Webpage]
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* Call McKenzie River Ranger Station to make sure road is open. 541-822-3381
  
 
== Day 5: 🚲 Cougar Hotsprings♨️ → Eugene ==
 
== Day 5: 🚲 Cougar Hotsprings♨️ → Eugene ==
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'''August 21, 2018'''
 
'''August 21, 2018'''
  
;Stay: cheap hotel near amtrak station and/or ninkasi ('''FIND HOTEL/MAKE RESERVATION''')
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;Stay: Reservation on Booking.com (Google Account) for [http://www.courtesyinneugene.com/ Courtesy Inn Eugene] at 345 West 6th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97401 ('''Pay there!''')
 
;Mileage: 57mi (as long as the road isn't closed!)
 
;Mileage: 57mi (as long as the road isn't closed!)
;Do/Eat: [http://www.ninkasibrewing.com/visit/tasting-room?ageVerified=defaultValue Nikansi Tasting Room] at [https://www.google.com/maps?ll=44.057016,-123.109918&z=16&t=m&hl=en-US&gl=US&mapclient=embed&q=272+Van+Buren+St+Eugene,+OR+97402 272 Van Buren St. Eugene, Oregon 97402]
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;Food: breakfast oatmeal; lunch at Vida Cafe?; dinner in Eugene!
 
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Resources and links:
Resources:
 
  
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* [http://www.ninkasibrewing.com/visit/tasting-room?ageVerified=defaultValue Nikansi Tasting Room] at [https://www.google.com/maps?ll=44.057016,-123.109918&z=16&t=m&hl=en-US&gl=US&mapclient=embed&q=272+Van+Buren+St+Eugene,+OR+97402 272 Van Buren St. Eugene, Oregon 97402]
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* [http://cornbreadcafe.com/menu/ Cornbread Cafe] — Vegan comfort food
 
* [https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Eugene Eugene WikiVoyage]
 
* [https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Eugene Eugene WikiVoyage]
  

Latest revision as of 20:44, 15 August 2018

Planning page for our bike tour in Oregon to visit hot springs♨️!

Day 0: 🚆 Seattle → Klamath Falls[edit]

August 16, 2018

Time
9:45AM Seattle King's Station; 9:50PM Klamath Falls (1600 Oak Ave, Klamath Falls, OR 97601)
Stay
Reservation on Booking.com (Google Account) for Maverick Hotel at 1220 Main Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 (Pay there!)
Mileage
N/A

Resources:

Day 1: 🚲 Klamath Falls → Crater Lake[edit]

August 17, 2018

Stay
Mazama Village Campground (All reservations are filled but (a) 25% are available first-come-first-serve on the day and (b) there appear to be hiker/biker spots)
Mileage
~54mi (2100 ft)
Food
breakfast in town - pickup bread and eggs; lunch pickup in Klamath; dinner retort curry and rice
Weather
this area may get cold at night (<10C).

Resources:

Day 2: 🚲 Crater Lake → Umpqua Hotsprings♨️[edit]

August 18, 2018

Stay
Toketee Lake Campground (RESERVED: Loop B, Site B15)
Lemolo Forebay 2 Small free primitive campground
Mileage
50 mi (2200 ft) to campground; ~4 mi from campground to hot springs
Food
breakfast oatmeal; lunch sandwich ; dinner couscous with hot veggies and tofu

Notes:

  • Toketee Campground is a dry campground so we'll need to purify water!
  • This page claims that there are two campsites near the trailhead to the hot spring but the FS page on the train suggests that no camping is allowed and that we should set up at Toketee Lake
  • SoakOregon Info Page
  • Umpqua Hotspring Trailhead USFS Page
  • Near Toketee Lake Campground: "There are two spectacular waterfalls within a five-minute drive of the site. Watson Falls is 272 feet high and has a short trail to the base of the falls. During wetter months be prepared to get a cool shower of fresh mountain water. Toketee Falls is an amazing two level falls flowing out of a basalt column wall. The viewing platform is less than a half mile down the trail."

Day 3: 🚲 Umpqua Hotsprings♨️ → McCredie Hotsprings♨️[edit]

August 19, 2018

Stay
Blue Pool Campground (USFS) (no advance reservations, first come-first-serve; ~0.5mi from springs)
Mileage
53.7 mi (4170ft via NF road; check; 70mi 4700ft otherwise)
Food
pancakes and eggs; lunch sandwich; dinner miso ramen and eggs OR pizza in oakridge

Notes:

Day 4: 🚲 McCredie Hotsprings♨️ → Cougar Hotsprings♨️[edit]

August 20, 2018

Stay
Cougar Crossing Campground (RESERVED Site 10; 50% are first-come-first-serve; ~2.5mi from springs; other USFS camping options are nearby)
Mileage
60.7mi via NF road (3200 ft; other options available)
Food
bakery in Oakridge (opens at 8am); lunch pickup in Oakridge; dinner Japanese curry with rice, veggies, and tofu

Notes:

Day 5: 🚲 Cougar Hotsprings♨️ → Eugene[edit]

August 21, 2018

Stay
Reservation on Booking.com (Google Account) for Courtesy Inn Eugene at 345 West 6th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97401 (Pay there!)
Mileage
57mi (as long as the road isn't closed!)
Food
breakfast oatmeal; lunch at Vida Cafe?; dinner in Eugene!

Resources and links:

Day 6: 🚆 Eugene → Seattle[edit]

August 22, 2018