These Crater Lake photographs tell
of an ancient volcano that collapsed 400,000 years ago forming a
lake and a little island which is now just a tiny remnant called
The lake seen today developed when Mt. Mazama collapsed 7700 years
"Wildflowers"and chipmunks grace "Crater Lake" as it swirls around "Wizard Island", rising from the crater's floor.
"Crater Lake Lodge" draws many visitors; a walk on the "Visitors Deck" gives a picturesque view. A detour off Loop Road leads to "The Pinnacles" which are fumaroles welded into cones.
On the south side of the lake, one passes the gentle "Vidae Falls". But if you stay too long examining the "Bristlecone pines" you are sure to be bathed in "Moonlight".
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Last Updated 2-16-2017