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Crater Lake National Park: Mazama :: Crater Lake, OR

On a plateau of lodgepole pines above the picturesque, deeply eroded drainage of Annie Creek sits this campground at the gateway to Crater Lake National Park. Crater Lake was formed some 7,700 years ago when the ancient volcano Mount Mazama collapsed

Crater Lake National Park: Lost Creek :: Crater Lake, OR

Next to Sand Creek Canyon, en route to the Pinnacles, this campground threaded by Lost Creek occupies a quiet, shady stand of lodgepole pines.

Crater Lake National Park Area Trails :: Klamath Falls, OR

Crater lake is one of the crown jewels of the Oregon Cascades. The lake is 1,932 feet in depth, making it the deepest in the United States and the seventh deepest in the world. No one who looks upon the lake can forget the intense blue of the water.

Crater Lake National Park: Mount Scott :: Eugene, OR

Travel into the fiery past of Mount Mazama on this 5.2-mile out-and back to the park’s highest peak, where sprawling views of the deepest lake in the United States await.

Crater Lake National Park: Winter Circumnavigation :: Medford, OR

Circle Crater Lake in serenity and grandeur on snowshoes or skis.

Crater Lake National Park, OR :: Medford, OR

Crater Lake, Oregon’s only national park, is in a remote area 80 miles northeast of Medford, the nearest major city. While not a national park “superstar” (and fortunately lacking the crowds that this status brings), this park does have enough majest

Crater Lake National Park :: Crater Lake, OR

The deep blue color of Crater Lake has been the objective of many attempted descriptions, but none comes close to the impact you will feel on seeing it for the first time. The first name given to it by non-native Americans was simply Deep Blue Lake.

Red Cone Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Red Cone Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 411 feet long and begins at 6,240 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 21 feet.

Mount Scott Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Mount Scott Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 7,680 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,334 feet. The Moun

Garfield Peak Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Garfield Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 7,100 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,386 feet. The Cr

Lightning Spring Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lightning Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at 7,165 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,437 feet. Alo

Wizard Island Summit Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Wizard Island Summit Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 6,176 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 898 feet. T

Pacific Crest Trail Alternate :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Pacific Crest Trail Alternate is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 11.0 miles long and begins at 7,605 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,604

Mount Scott Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Mount Scott Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 7,680 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,334 feet. The Moun

Pacific Crest Trail Alternate :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Pacific Crest Trail Alternate is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 11.0 miles long and begins at 7,605 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,604

Sun Notch Phantom Ship View Point Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Sun Notch Phantom Ship View Point Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 7,029 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain o

Watchman Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Watchman Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 7,605 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 471 feet. The Watchman

Garfield Peak Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Garfield Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 7,100 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,386 feet. The Cr

Lady of the Woods Loop :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lady of the Woods Loop is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 6,474 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 305 feet. The B

Lightning Spring Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lightning Spring Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 6,875 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of

Grouse Hill Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Grouse Hill Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 202 feet long and begins at 6,615 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 7 feet

Wizard Island Summit Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Wizard Island Summit Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 6,929 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 898 feet. T

Cleetwood Cove Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Cleetwood Cove Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 6,823 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 1,025 feet. Along th

Annie Creek Spur Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Annie Creek Spur Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 6,022 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 475 feet. The A

Guardrail Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Guardrail Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 6,022 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 127 feet.

Godfrey Glen Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Godfrey Glen Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 6,060 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 329 feet. Near the

Annie Creek Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Annie Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 5,725 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,232 feet. The Amph

Pacific Crest Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Pacific Crest Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Jackson County and Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Crater Lake National Park, Sky Lakes Wilderness Area, and Winema National Forest. It is 48.3 miles long a

Sun Notch Phantom Ship View Point Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Sun Notch Phantom Ship View Point Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 7,029 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain o

Lightning Spring Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lightning Spring Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 6,875 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 6,389 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 90 feet.

Lady of the Woods Loop :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lady of the Woods Loop is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 6,474 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 305 feet. The B

Grouse Hill Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Grouse Hill Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 202 feet long and begins at 6,615 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 7 feet

Watchman Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Watchman Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 7,605 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 471 feet. The Watchman

Cleetwood Cove Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Cleetwood Cove Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 6,823 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 1,025 feet. Along th

Lightning Spring Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lightning Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at 7,165 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,437 feet. Alo

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 6,391 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 135 feet

Red Cone Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Red Cone Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 411 feet long and begins at 6,240 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 21 feet.

Rogue Umpqua Scenic Byway :: Shady Cove, OR

A 180-mile drive on a National Forest Service Scenic Byway through the Rogue and Umpqua River valleys, past lakes and waterfalls into the southern Oregon Cascade Mountains. From Roseburg, the drive heads east through the Umpqua River’s spectacular na

Upper Klamath Basin :: Chiloquin, OR

The sites described in this section include those north of the city of Klamath Falls. Habitats range from the high-elevation forests of Crater Lake National Park to the wet meadows around Fort Klamath to the open waters of Agency and Upper Klamath La

Pacific Crest Trail :: Willamette National Forest, OR

Pacific Crest Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Deschutes County, Lane County, Jackson County, Douglas County, and Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Diamond Peak Wilderness Area, Willamette National Forest, Mount Thielsen Wilderness Area, Crate

Mount Scott :: Diamond Lake Junction, OR

If Crater Lake is the scenic highlight of Oregon, the Mount Scott Trail is the ultimate hike in Crater Lake National Park (the Wizard Island cone, is the best hike in the park but not the ultimate hike). While not particularly difficult, the Mount

Union Creek Trail :: Union Creek, OR

This hike follows closely along Union Creek, a stream that starts 15 miles away and 3000 feet higher on the western flanks of Union Peak in Crater Lake National Park.

From Boiling Mudpots to Icy Lakes: Lassen Volcanic National Park :: Red Bluff, CA

Here's your chance to visit the land of extremes! Lassen Volcanic National Park's rugged lava flows, serrated craters, and geothermal mudpots?with names like Bumpass Hell, Devil's Kitchen, and Boiling Springs Lake?are a sharp contrast to the park's s

Union Peak :: Fort Klamath, OR

Crater Lake National Park is Oregon’s only national park. The centerpiece, Crater Lake, is one of the deepest lakes in the world. It is the caldera of the ancient volcano, Mount Mazama, and the peaks surrounding the lake are all that remains of the m

Road 805 :: Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, OR

Road 805 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Jackson County, Oregon. It is within Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 4,591 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles

Road 805 :: Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, OR

Road 805 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Jackson County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park and Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 4,591 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles

Sand Creek Pinnacles :: Fort Klamath, OR

Highlights include an unusual perspective on the Crater Lake National Park Pinnacles area beyond what is seen from inside the park. The route passes an abandoned entrance station of historical interest. On easy, wide, level, straight, gravel roads.

National Creek Falls :: Crater Lake, OR

Spring-fed cascades are a sure thing for waterfall lovers. Low snowpack, dry winter, long summer—no problem. The sun rises, and spring-fed falls are full. National Creek Falls near Crater Lake National Park is one such dandy. At just under a mile, it

Brokeoff Mountain :: Mineral, CA

No doubt some will find this blasphemous, but Brokeoff Mountain is arguably the best mountain climb in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Yes, Lassen Peak is higher, and yes, the summit of Lassen Peak is wonderfully dramatic, with its staggering views an