Snap Photos at the Dee Wright Observatory
Oregon › Dee Wright Observatory
Added by Eric Johnson
Plenty of opportunities for beautiful landscape photographyBest to go at sunrise or sunset—the colors are at their most vibrantBring a tripod for some cool time-lapse images
On your way to Proxy Falls from Bend? Stop by the Dee Wright Observatory to take some photos of the gorgeous mountains.
The Observatory is at the summit of McKenzie Pass in Oregon's Cascade Mountains. Built right in the middle of a large lava flow, the open structure itself is actually constructed with lava stone. Climb in for exceptional 360-degree views of the surrounding Cascade peaks.
- Warm clothes (dress appropriately for the weather—it's an open structure!)
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