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I went to the most "accessible" of the many caves in the Park, learned (and promptly forgot) all about lava flow and cave formation, and -- based on the rest of the day's schedule -- decided against going to another one. I'm planning on going to Lehman Caves in Great Basin National Park on the way home, so I knew I'd get a chance to do some spelunking later.
The next port ...
We went to the Newberry National Volcanic Monument which is between Sunriver and Bend. This site was established by Congress in 1990. This site includes 50,000+ acres of lakes, lava flows, and spectacular geologic features in central Oregon. The highest point in the Monument is Paulina Peak (7985 feet) showcasing views of the Oregon Cascades and the High Desert. The volcano remains active to this day; it is both seismically ...
... is right there at the parking area with a overlook just beyond the pay station. From here, the falls itself is a good distance away, but straight line of sight up the creek provides great view. It was about a quarter-mile hike up to the overlook at the top of the falls, with some good views on the hike up of the side of the falls. We continued on the North Fork Trail heading upstream along Tumalo Creek as there are several ...
... time anyway. Spent the night of July 4th at the Army Corps campground in Plymouth WA. On the road again July 20 and arrived at Thousand Trails at Sun River OR. Bend Oregon is in the Cinder and Lava bed country, climate is desert, warm during the day cooling off at night, and proned to thunder and lightning storms with the temperature changes. Lots of blue skies with the mountains starting with Mount Hood and on ...
... It was strange to realize how accustomed we had become to living amongst millions of others. The solitude was welcomed.
So, this blog would not be complete without a documentation of our summer "home". We miss you already.
Peter and Melissa
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