"Crater Lake" Crater Lake National Park by Ewingjr98
Crater Lake National Park Travel Guide: 145 reviews and 420 photos
Crater Lake was certainly one of the best places we visited on our Summer 2007 trip up the West Coast from Monterey to Vancouver and back. We drove up to Crater Lake from Eureka, California through Redwoods National Forest and The Smith River NRA. We arrived at Crater lake in time for a late lunch. After stopping at the park visitor center, we found a secluded spot on the west rim of the crater overlooking the beautiful scenery. While here we watched a bald eagle swooping below us, and we saw many smaller creatures such as bird and ground squirrels. After lunch, we continued around the west side of the crater (the east was still snowed in) and left the park via the north gate. We spent only a few hours here, but the day was crystal clear and the lake absolutely beautiful!
After leaving Crater Lake, we drove on up to Eugene where we spent the night before cruising up to Mount Saint Helens and Seattle.
Union Peak is the largest significant mountain near Crater Lake. Its peak is eight miles away from the south rim and it... more travel advice
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