Whispering Pines Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Whispering Pines Motel Chemult
Travel Blogs from Chemult
- Leaving Ashland Springs Hotel late in the evening.
- One hour and thirty five minutes drive to Crater Lake National Park.
- Parked in a Wendy's parking lot and enjoyed a #1 combo meal.
- It is the deepest lake in the United States.
... in the day. The ugg boots had to come out though!
There was not much to see on the drive but by the time we got to Crater Lake National Park the fog had cleared and the sun was shining. We were very elevated though so it still had a bit of a nip in the air.
It cost $10 to enter the park and there was a short 9 mile drive before we hit the lake. The lady at the entrance said we can walk down to water level but it is a strenuous ...
... the snow was still over ten feet high or more in most areas of the park. This time around, we planned to come later in the summer and we are definitely happy for that. We stopped on our way for some greasy burgers in a small town and also stopped to check out a gorge with heavily flowing water. We arrived around noon and found a great campsite with an easy setup - we were ready to hike in no time at all!
On our first afternoon, we ...
... still not nearly as delicious as the pizza at Capitol Reef….. We were set to arrive at the north entrance to Crater Lake around 6. We setup camp and ran back out to find a sunset destination. We went to see the Phantom Ship formation, but surprisingly, Phantom Ship Overlook is NOT where you want to go. Sun Notch is a much better viewpoint. But we got there with little remaining light to spare, so the pics ...
... back up is the equivalent of climbing 65 flights of stairs!! Once down on the shore, the boys enjoyed jumping off of huge rocks into the lake. After this tiring hike, we had barbecue dinner at our campsite. Had a great day, but unfortunately a bad night due to another family feud, which is bound to happen after 3 1/2 weeks of being ...