Chemult is situated south of Bend
, between Crescent
and Beaver Marsh
along Highway 97
in northern Klamath County
, northeast of Crater Lake National Park
. The town's importance is due to the nearby connection of the Burlington Northern and Southern Pacific railway lines.
The Dawson House Lodge is a popular historic attraction for the area. It was built in 1929 to serve the new Highway 97 travelers and serve as a boarding house for railroad and highway workers. The hotel had twelve rooms and two bathrooms upstairs. It was called the Hotel Chemult, in those days, and was built by Mr. Dick Dawson. The town of Chemult was named for a local Klamath Indian Chief.
Hiking, mountain biking, boating, birdwatching, and high mountain lakes fishing are all highly profiled in this area.
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12/11 Coming to The area
Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival Ashland OR May18-19 The Spring Thaw is Oregon's largest mountain bike event.
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Bohemia Mining Days Cottage Grove OR July18-21 Prospectors' breakfast, miners' parade, food booths, gold panning, a pow wow, carnival, kiddie parade, street dance, and more.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.