Union Creek Resort
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... first two are surrounded by alpine forests and
the last is in the middle a dry plain adorned with canyons nesting
gentle rivers making for a spectacular vista.
So Oregon ticked it all; glaciers topped mountains, deserted beaches, waterfalls, gorges,
canyons and deserted plains. Not to mention the lovely and human size
city Portland and the road coffee houses of course.
Packing in for the night we discovered the very exclusive world of the ...
... done. Wow!! Soon I will be back to reality, back to the real world. My reentry back into that world has been nagging at me. How will I cope? I am already beginning to feel nostalgic about this trail. I will miss this community and all the interesting people I've met. My mind is all over the place lately while hiking. Anyhow, I am tired. I must sleep now. It's 9:20pm, way past my bed time. I intend to do a 30 tomorrow as well so I must rest for ...
... by 15:30. There is a rim road around the crater. It's about 53 km. which gives you an idea of the size of the crater. Crater Lake is one of the deepest lakes in the world. 539 meter. It was formed when the 12.000 foot high Mazama volcano erupted. While the magma bursted out the volcano the chamber underneath emptied. The volcano then basically collapsed under its own weight. The lake has no sources and keeps its own water level regulated. By that it became ...
... Regular” tour. Yes, this is still classified as an active volcano. Future eruptions will likely destroy the lake.
On the tour we encircle Wizard Island and another more mysterious island named Phantom Ship. We sidle up to waterfalls formed by the melting snowpack and spot the Pumice Castle which is a narrow tower of reddish rock that has survived centuries of erosion. We also learn that fishing in the lake requires no license and there are ...
Besides the gorgeous Crater Lake, we got to see some great scenery of the Rogue River in Oregon. We stayed one night at Bridgeview RV park, right on the river itself with the river right out our front porch, then we headed up the river.
While driving up the Rogue River to ...