Category: Cascade Mountains

Watson Creek

Watson Creek

Watson Creek is the creek from the 272 ft/83 m Watson Falls. Watson Creek is located on Hwy-138 east of Roseburg. This view is just off of the parking area for the falls. Continue on the trail to visit the falls…. read more Watson Creek

McKenzie Pass

McKenzie Pass

The lava flow at McKenzie Pass, from Belknap Crater, forms a great foreground to the view of the North Sister and Middle Sister mountains (the South Sister is hidden behind the Middle Sister in this view). All three of the sisters… read more McKenzie Pass

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake is near Mt. Bachelor and the South Sister (the mountain in the photograph) in central Oregon. This photograph was taken shortly after sunrise on a just above freezing, perfect August morning. I can almost smell the cutthroat trout over the campfires. The lake… read more Sparks Lake

Tumalo Falls

Tumalo Falls

I remember the first time I saw this waterfall. I came up to the viewpoint and said “WOW”. Tumalo Falls is a 97 foot/30 meter waterfall only 14 miles/23km from the city of Bend in Central Oregon. The three mile/five km… read more Tumalo Falls

Mushroom

Mushroom

An unidentified mushroom north of Santiam Junction in Oregon located perhaps 20 yards/meters off of Hwy–22. Unless the mushroom is a delicious Morel or Chanterelle variety, I don’t even touch it. When I was taking this photograph, there were probably… read more Mushroom

Three Creeks Lake

Three Creeks Lake

Three Creeks Lake is framed in by the Tam MacArthur Rim.  You can see it here as a stone “wall” in the background.  If you are up for a hike, the views at the top are breathtaking. If you continue… read more Three Creeks Lake

Whitehorse Falls

Whitehorse Falls

Located at the Whitehorse Falls campground on Hwy–138 east of Roseburg, Oregon, you can see a view almost like this from the parking area. It may only be a 15 foot/4.5 meter waterfall, but it is a gorgeous 15 feet… Word of… read more Whitehorse Falls

Sparks Lake and the South Sister

Sparks Lake with South Sister

Sparks Lake is near Mt. Bachelor and the South Sister (the mountain in the photograph) in central Oregon. Taken shortly after sunrise on a just above freezing, perfect August morning. From this view, the Middle and North Sisters are hidden… read more Sparks Lake with South Sister