Top Adventures in Prospect

  • Explore Pearsony Falls

    Pearsony falls, located in the Oregon State Park known as Prospect State Scenic Viewpoint, is about 15 feet tall and cascades picturesquely in two sections underneath a green canopy and between mossy rocks. The falls flow year round, though water ...

    0.5 miles

  • Hike to Mill Creek & Barr Creek Falls

    Mill Creek Falls is a lesser-known gem in Southern Oregon. At 173 ft it is one of the tallest in the area, and Barr Creek Falls, plunging 240 ft, is less than a quarter mile further down the trail. The viewpoints can be accessed year-round though ...

    0.5 miles 50 ft gain

  • Explore the Rogue River Gorge

    This 500 ft. long gorge carved out of an old lava tube sits right along highway 62 near Crater Lake. The original road that brought travelers to the National Park passed right next to the gorge but it now remains hidden from view of the current hi...

  • Backpack to Devil's Peak and the Seven Lakes Basin

    Starting at at elevation of 5250 feet, the trail climbs steadily from the trailhead for approximately 3.3 miles to pass at 6900 feet. From here you will come to a junction where going right will lead to Devils Peak and the PCT and going left (stra...

    13.7 miles 3050 ft gain

  • Hike Union Peak

    The trailhead is located across Highway 62, on the opposite side of the highway from the Crater Lake National Park entrance at Mazama Village. Look for a road sign indicating parking for the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).Start on the PCT: Highway 140 ...

    11 miles 1600 ft gain

  • Snowshoe the Rim at Crater Lake NP

    Why Go? Avoid the crowds in summer and have the entire 33 mile long rim and 21 square miles of beautiful Crater Lake to yourself. Sunrises and sunsets that will take your breath away; stars and a milky way you can get lost in for days. Expect soli...

    33 miles

  • Explore Crater Lake

    Crater is a short 20min drive up Highway 62 off of the 97. We were chasing sunset and caught the last glimmers of twilight. Just driving around the west rim is amazing. Pictures did absolutely no justice to this place, you have to see it with your...

  • Watch the Sunrise at Crater Lake

    Drive to the overlook at Crater Lake well before sunrise. Actually, you should probably just sleep in your car for a bit to make sure you're not late for this incredible sight. Witness the changing colors and light as the sun creeps over the east ...

  • Bike around Crater Lake

    I forgot how large Crater Lake was. Wikipedia said it was only 6 miles in diameter, multiply X 3.14 or C = πd and boom its only 18.84 miles around, that's cake, or pie. Imaging a NASCAR track with a pond in the middle.WRONG, hindsight being 20/20,...

  • Snowshoe or XC Ski to Watchman Overlook

    Starting at the Rim Village parking area, this snowshoe/cross-country ski trip (whichever you choose) heads out on snow-covered West Rim Drive, bound for the saddle between Hillman Peak and The Watchman, overlooking Wizard Island. The path is not ...

    8 miles 500 ft gain

  • Visit the Lady of the Woods at Crater Lake

    Start your adventure behind the Steel Visitor Center, halfway between the Mazama Village entrance of Crater Lake National Park and the lake itself. It won't take long before you stumble upon the mystery that is the Lady of the Woods: a dazzling, i...

    0.3 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike the Garfield Peak Trail

    Crater Lake is one of the most visited natural wonders in the U.S. Anyone who has gone will tell you, it strikes a magic chord. Where there was once the volcanic Mount Mazama, now sits the deepest lake in the States. It's brilliant blue color and ...

    3.5 miles 1010 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Jackson County, Oregon

      Imnaha Guard Station

      Overview The Imnaha Guard Station is located in the southwest portion of Oregon's magnificent volcanic Cascade Range, at an elevation of 3,800 feet. The facility offers a quiet remote setting and a...

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      Jim Creek Group Campground

      Overview Jim Creek Group Campground provides your group with a peaceful camping experience on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.Recreation A popular day use area with access to the Upper Rog...

    • Butte Falls, Oregon

      Lodgepole Guard Station

      Overview The guard station at Lodgepole Meadow was built in 1935 by the Civilian Conservation Corps to replace the original station built in 1911. Lodgepole Meadow was used as a remote guard statio...

    • Trail, Oregon

      Butler Butte Cabin

      Overview This facility is closed. Recreation Facilities Natural FeaturesNearby Attractions .

    • Trail, Oregon

      Whisky Camp Guard Station

      Overview Whisky Camp, built in the 1940s, was the summer home of a fireguard whose primary duties were to fight and prevent fires, serve as a relief lookout, and perform maintenance on phone lines ...

    • , Oregon

      The Cabins at Mazama Village

      Cozy Crater Lake CabinsAt the Cabins at Mazama Village, each room features one or two queen beds and a private bath with a shower. The cabins offer the serenity of rooms free of phones and TVs. Air...

      From $189/night

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