Posted by: ssichler | September 15, 2008

Crater Lake National Park

Oregon has many beautiful places but only one national park – Crater Lake. Last week we packed up my parents RV and headed South for this special place. Camping with my parents is not exactly roughing it. We had all the comforts of home except for unlimited water to bathe a very dirty Lucy who seemed to have a cloud of dust follow her like the Peanut’s cartoon character Pigpen.
Crater Lake National Park
The lake is almost 2,000 feet deep and has a brilliant blue color we’ve seen offshore sailing. Visiblity the first day was a bit muddled by nearby forest fires but the next day cleared up nicely for a drive around the caldera in the jeep.
Lucy and Andy enjoy the view
Phantom Ship Rock formation



  1. […] and visiting some of the National Parks in the West that Jaime hasn’t seen  – not counting Crater Lake where we went to with my folks last year and Joshua Tree 60 miles away I think the count is […]

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