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Jun 18, 2014 - Overnighter to Bend-Part 1: Salt Creek Falls

On Wednesday, June 18th we hit the road in just the truck – leaving our home (the trailer) at Casey's Riverside RV in Westfir, OR. We had wanted to take a quick look around Bend, OR and also the beautiful mountains, lakes and streams of the Cascades. We drove southeast up the conifer studded mountainous Hwy 58 toward Willamette Pass, the summit at 5128'. Just before the pass we came to a geologically fantastic waterfall at Salt Creek. We had read and heard that we should stop in to see the falls, but had no idea how exhilarating it would...

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Sep 17, 2011 - Shelter Cove Resort

Shelter Cove Resort on Odell Lake is breathtaking. It is situated at the 4800 foot-level of the Cascades. The 72 campsites are nestled in large trees; all of ours have a view of the lake. There is a ski resort nearby so the resort with its 13 lake front cabins is open all year round. In the campground is a trail to Trapper Creek which has been restored to provide a natural spawning habitat for the bull trout formerly called Dolly Varden. The stream provides safe places for the fry to grow old enough to survive in Odell Lake against the...

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Jun 2, 2006 - Crater Lake

June 2, 2006 It is raining again today. We are staying at the Diamond Lake RV Resort near Crater Lake National Park. This morning, we are staying at the campground and hope that the weather will clear. We ate an early lunch and started out for Crater Lake's north entrance which is not far from our campground. We arrived there in a matter of minutes and found that the road was closed and covered with snow. We turned around and drove to the west entrance a much farther drive. As we drew closer to the visitor's center, the weather worsened. It...

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