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Lava flow Eastern Oregon

Crooked River Gorge, Central Oregon.

Giant crater lake - The crater lake at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon was formed about 150 years ago by the collapse of the volcano Mount Mazama. PIC BY FRANCOIS GOHIER / ARDEA / CATERS NEWS

"I Love You Oregon" Print - 3 Fish Studios

Crater Lake, Oregon: Home of the remarkably blue, crystal clear waters of the nation's deepest lake.

The Monument - Crooked River, Smith Rock State Park, Central Oregon

Owyhee River Birch Creek - Eastern Oregon

Oregon - the caves in central Oregon are lava tubes (The lava on the outside hardens while the molten interior continues to flow elsewhere, leaving a hollow tube.)

Eastern Oregon cemetery

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Alvord Desert, Eastern Oregon

End of the Oregon Trail. Oregon City. Willamette Falls w/Mt Hood in the distance. It is the largest waterfall in the PNW by volume, and the 17th widest in the world. Horseshoe in shape, it is 1500 ft wide and 40 ft high w/ a flow of 30,849 cu ft/s; located 26 mi upriver from the Willamette's mouth on the Colombia R. Wikipedia

Hiking Misery Trail at Smith Rock in Central Oregon needs to be on your bucket list.

Tumalo Falls on the Deschutes River in Central Oregon

Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) - San Juan, Argentina by Violeta Pérez Anzorena #Valley_of_the_Moon #Argentina #Violeta_Perez_Anzorena

Central Oregon, USA by Hubard The Painted Hills in the John Day Fossil Beds in central Oregon.

Monkey Face - Smith Rock State Park, Crooked River, Central Oregon

Obsidian Flow, Newberry National Volcanic Monument, near Bend, Oregon. You can hike thru the lava flow where most of the rocks are obsidian...kind of like a sharp, black glass rock. When a piece falls or tumbles down a hill, it sounds almost metallic. The flow is large, covering several acres. You can hike up onto the top and down paths over the entire flow. Very other-worldly.

Serpentine Stream in the Three Sisters Wilderness of central Oregon (Mt. Jefferson in the background) • photo: Mike Putnam

Besides sampling wine, ‎Southern Oregon is full of things to see like Crater Lake National Park, the Oregon Caves National Monument and Historic Chateau, the Redwood forests, and the Rogue, Umpqua, and Klamath Rivers.

Starry Skies Over Central Oregon