Mt Thielsen peaking over Crater Lake.

Mt Thielsen in winter viewed from Crater Lake National Park in the cascade mountains of oregon. hiking trails, hikes, vacation spots, mountains, pacific ocean, oregon coast, california coast, redwoods, national parks, national monuments, national wildlife refuges, oregon high desert, oregon outback, warner mountains, california, steens mountain; hiking trails, camping facilities, scenic byways in oregon, california.

Draped in a new dusting of snow, Mt Thielsen flirts with visitors all along the rim
winking first here, then there; all the while Crater Lake gives a multitude
of vistas, leading us step by step around the rim.

  crater lake reflects hillman peak at crater lake national park in the cascade mountains of oregon.

Forward ~ Mt Thielsen drenched in summer rains.

Back ~ Crater Lake a shimmer during winter.

NPS: Crater Lake National Park. Introduction to the Crater Lake
pages.Want to hike? Hiking Trails at Crater Lake. It's possible to
hike to the peak of Mt Thielsen. Exit Crater Lake National Park at
the north entrance, turn left on the Rogue Umpqua Scenic Byway,
heading roughly west. You'll see the trailhead on your right almost immediately, near Diamond Lake. You might want to check
for summer storms, Mt Thielsen acts as a lightning rod.

Crater Lake on the Diverse Loop Tour includes
Travel Directions, Map and Scenery; the Rogue River Gorge,
waterfalls, Cascade Mountains, hiking trails and more.

Crater Lake also on the the Umpqua Waterfall Tour: Travel
Directions, Map and Scenery: wild and scenic rivers, waterfalls,
hiking, hot springs, swimming, boating, rafting, kayaking.


Sightseeing in Oregon and northern California while staying at Gathering Light ... a retreat in
Klamath Basin. See Crater Lake National Park, National Wildlife Refuges and Wetlands:
Bald Eagles. Birding trails, hiking trails, hiking with no trails, canoeing; etc.

  Cabins on the river at Gathering light ... a retreat located in southern oregon near crater lake national park: cabins, tree houses in the forest on the river.    

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Travel to Gathering Light ... a retreat on the Umpqua Scenic Byway: Directions, Map and Scenery: hiking trails, waterfalls, the wild and scenic Umpqua River; Crater Lake and more.

Travel Directions to and Day Trips of around 100 miles from the retreat.

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