Tag: cascades

Three Sisters mountains at the town of Sisters.

Three Sisters From Sisters

A view of the Three Sisters mountains from the town of Sisters in Central Oregon. From Sisters, just head out Hwy-242 and look to the left. You cannot miss the view of three of the tallest mountains in Oregon. Download… read more Three Sisters From Sisters

Two Tuya Subglacial Volanoes

These are a real treat! Tuya subglacial volcanoes are basically volcanoes that erupt under an ice sheet. The erupting volcano, with the cooling effects of the ice, weight of the ice sheet above, and the effects of the lake the… read more Two Tuya Subglacial Volanoes

Panorama Point County Park

Located off of Hwy-35 headed just out of Hood River, this park offers great views of Mt. Hood, and areas around Odell and Parkdale to the south.or This is a great stop to get out and stretch your legs for… read more Panorama Point County Park

Columbia River Gorge

A great, and classic, view from the Chanticleer Point Lookout at the Portland Women’s Forum State Scenic Viewpoint looking towards the Vista House and the Columbia River Gorge. Download HD Wallpaper Location via Google Maps

Mt. Hood from Lolo Pass Road

A classic view of Mt. Hood. Head east of The Portland area on Hwy-26. Turn left on E. Lolo Pass Road near milepost 42. About ten minutes later, this view will be on the right side of your vehicle. The… read more Mt. Hood from Lolo Pass Road

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake is one of my favorite parts of the state. If I lived nearby, I would be there “too much”, if that is a thing. The lake is one of several in Oregon that does not have a visible… read more Sparks Lake

Salt Creek Falls

Salt Creek Falls

This 286 foot/87m picturesque cascade/horsetail combination waterfall is located just off of Hwy-58 several minutes (5mi/8km) west of Willamette Pass. There is a parking area and viewing area at the top of the falls. A well graded trail will take… read more Salt Creek Falls

Three Sisters

The Three Sisters mountains from a remote road north of the McKenzie Highway, Hwy-242. The three sisters are very close and very different volcanoes. The North Sister is an extinct shield volcano, the Middle Sister an extinct stratovolcano, and the… read more Three Sisters

Sparks Lake Sunrise

Sparks Lake Sunrise

Taken at sunrise, near the Sparks Lake Campground, on a cold clear morning at 34f/1c degree morning in August. I find it hard to believe that some people were still sleeping in their tents and not seeing this. A fantastic morning…. read more Sparks Lake Sunrise

Clearwater Falls

Clearwater Falls

This 30 foot/9 meter cascade over moss covered rocks is at the end of a VERY easy walk from Clearwater Falls Campground just off of Hwy–138 east of Roseburg, Oregon. I love the moss covered cascading waterfalls and mountain creeks. One of… read more Clearwater Falls

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