I briefly visited Crater Lake National Park back in about 1994 and it’s a place I have wanted to return to. Since the park is just a little over an hour north of my cousin’s place, we took a drive up there to do a little exploring. Unfortunately it was a work day so our time was limited, but the fairly quick trip was more than worth it.
Took a trip up to Crater Lake National Park with my cousin. Deepest lake in the Western Hemisphere when you look at the average depth of 1,148 feet. Deepest spot is 1,943 feet. With the only source of water being rain and snowmelt (and no tributaries leading out), Crater Lake has some of the purest water in the world. This all means very clear, very blue water. This place is absolutely stunning! #nofilter #craterlake #oregon #notonvacation
This place is absolutely gorgeous. The water is an incredible deep blue. And the place was crawling with people.
We took a hike up Garfield Peak which gave us a gain of about 1,000 feet where we were able to get a great view of the lake and surrounding area from 8,050 feet.