Why Sky Lakes

Sky Lakes GardenSky Lakes Medical Center is located in beautiful Klamath Falls, Oregon, on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains in southern Oregon. It is one of the largest private employers in the area with more than 1,200 employees. We’re community owned, internationally accredited, and licensed for 176 beds. Some 125 physicians are on our medical staff, many of them specialists practicing at Sky Lakes-owned clinics.


Sky Lakes employees treasure the outdoor activities available close by. Read Outdoor Recreation Abounds in Southern Oregon, an account of some of the local attractions.

Klamath Trails Association is growing the network of recreational trails in Klamath County. There are other hiking trails in Winema National Forest a few miles west of Klamath Falls. And wildlife viewing areas abound near Klamath Falls.

Crater Lake has inspired people for thousands of years. No place else on earth combines a deep, pure lake, so blue in color; sheer surrounding cliffs, almost two thousand feet high; two picturesque islands; and a violent volcanic past. It is a place of immeasurable beauty, and an outstanding outdoor laboratory and classroom. And it’s only an hour’s drive from Sky Lakes Medical Center.


Klamath Falls also has an abundance of golf courses including the Arnold Palmer-designed course at Running Y Ranch Resort.

There are 28 K-12 schools in Klamath Falls, including 20 public schools and 8 private schools. 

According to National Geographic’s “50 Best Places to Live list, Klamath Falls ranks no.10. With median home prices at $156,000 and an abundance of majestic views and water front property, coupled with mountain fresh air, we couldn’t agree more that Klamath Falls is an ideal place to live.

Learn more about the Klamath community and more ways to discover Klamath.

Learn more about a nursing career at Sky Lakes.

We're happy to share more about how great it is to work at Sky Lakes. Call Wanda Young, 541-274-2943, weekdays during regular business hours, or send her an e-mail.

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