Mill Creek Bridge at Prospect, Oregon,

a brief detour off the Crater Lake Highway.

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This bridge can be viewed from either the north or the south side of the creek. The photograph above was taken from the canyon on the south side. Park your car on the north side of the bridge. Take the opening into the forest and find the trail that follows the canyon walls. The view is expansive: the Avenue of Giant Boulders, the bridge and more.

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Forward ~ The Rogue River at the trailhead for the Natural Bridge on the National Rogue River Hiking Trail.

Back ~ The Avenue of Giant Boulders.

USFS: Rogue Siskiyou National Forest.

Brad and I happily present the Diverse Loop Tour on the Rogue Umpqua Scenic Byway and Crater Lake Hwy: Directions, Map; and Scenery: waterfalls, hiking trails, the Rogue River Gorge at Union Creek, Oregon, the Natural Bridge, the Cascade Mountains, Diamond Lake, Crater Lake and more. Or the Umpqua Waterfall Tour on the Rogue Umpqua Scenic Byway: Travel Directions, Map and Scenery: wild and scenic rivers, waterfalls, hiking trails, Crater Lake; hot springs.

Combine the Diverse Loop Tour & Umpqua Waterfall Tour to travel the Rogue Umpqua Scenic Byway & Crater Lake Hwy: Directions & Map.

Want to hike? Hiking Trails at Crater Lake.

mill creek bridge from the northern canyon walls at prospect, oregon.  

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