Crater Lake

Our first day trip out of Bend was directly south to Crater Lake National Park. Created by the collapse of a large volcano some 7,000 years ago, the lake is the deepest in the United States.

We spent a few hours driving clockwise around the lake, stopping at a few places for a hike or to pause at a viewpoint.

A place we’ve always wanted to visit, the clear day provided us with spectacular views of this natural wonder.

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