Portland and Crater Lake Road Trip

This road trip includes parks: Crater Lake National Park, Redwood National and State Parks, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and more!

The Oregon coastline is one of the most beautiful coastlines in the United States offering a multitude of state parks up and down the coast. Quaint coastal towns, beautiful ocean scenery, national forests and more. There is a multitude of small towns to stay in up and down this coastline so you can take your time enjoying the scenery. From Coos Bay, Tillamook, Bandon, Reedsport, Florence, Cannon Beach, Seaside and Newport to name just a few.

Drive from Crescent City to Crater Lake on a road that takes you through more redwoods and other tree scenery. Crater Lake National Park is most famously known for its spectacular blue color and gorgeous views. A summer visit, allows visitors to navigate the Rim Drive around the lake. Other opportunities for visitors include activities such as; boat tours on the lake surface, stay in the historic Crater Lake Lodge, camp at Mazama Village, or taking a hike on some of the park's various trails including Mt. Scott at 8,929 ft. If you are unable to stay inside the park at Crater Lake Lodge, you might want to consider some of these towns outside of the park: Klamath Falls (approx 50 miles), Medford (approx 54 miles), Ashland (approx 60 miles) or more.

These are just a few sights to be seen on this amazing road trip. Use this route as a guide to help you plan a trip through Oregon and northern California.

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October's Featured Park
Arches National Park is known for its' remarkable natural red sandstone arches. With over 2,000 catalogued arches that range in size from a three-foot opening, to Landscape Arch which measures 306 feet from base to base, the park offers the largest concentration of natural arches in the world.
October's Animal
Most commonly found in the tundra of Rocky Mountain National Park, the pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.