Crater Lake

Crater Lake lies in a volcanic basin (Caldera) that was created when the 12,000 foot high mount Mazama collapsed 7,700 years ago following a large eruption. Humans probably witnessed the cataclysmic eruption; nevertheless, local Indians said nothing about the crater lake to trappers and pioneers, who did not find it until 1853.

One of the most beautiful and readily accessible mountain locations I’ve ever been to, Crater lake can be driven around and is truly worth a visit.

Crater Lake Photos РOregonUnited States