All year is a delightful time in the Southern Cascade Range if you have a thing about the outdoors. Dry Creek is a stream that you may bump into during your stay. The skiing at Willamette Pass is magnificent, and Diamond Lake is a splendid site to visit for more than one day, Diamond Lake - Umpqua National Forest is a splendid site to camp nearby. Porcupine Creek flows
through this vicinity; going for a hike on the Mount Bailey Trail is always a pleasant adventure. Crater Lake National Park is a great place near Diamond Lake, and you can go for a hike on the Tipsoo Trail.