May 16th we left Roseburg to head to Crater Lake – and saw many beautiful sights along the way. One of the first was Colliding Rivers ion Glide, on Hwy. 128:
Toketee Falls was a big hit for us; the wooden culvert had significant leaks which provided entertainment in the parking lot:
Then there was a pretty good hike down to view the falls:
Next, Diamond Lake proved to be a good lunch stop:
Here are a couple of shots of the Rogue River Gorge, where GALLONS of water from the whole river squeeze through a gorge that is as narrow as 25 feet in places. Powerful!
Finally, we reached our Lodge. There had been another significant snow storm just a day or two before our arrival, so the Lodge’s parking lot was a mess! Beautiful area, though:
The night was topped off with a blood moon:
Next time, we’ll take you to Bend. Come join us!