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Woods Scenic Byway in the Willamette National Forest of Oregon.

Travel Central Oregon, the High Desert: Sightseeing and Hiking at Smith Rock

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 1: Rainbow Storm Clouds at Smith Rock.

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 2: Storms at Smith Rock State Park.

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 3: Grey's Peak and Smith Rock in Spring Storming.

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 4: The Cliffs at Smith Rock Limned in Light and Shadow.

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 5: The Storm begins to Clear the Face of Smith Rock.

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 6: Light Clearing the Face of Smith Rock.

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 7: Smith Rock Glittering in the Aftermath.

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 8: Spring's Stormy Illumination.

Sightseeing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 9: Nature's Cathedral in Morning Light.

Hiking Misery Ridge at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 10: Life Expands atop Smith Rock.

Hiking Misery Ridge at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 11: Morning Glory Wall from Misery Ridge.

Hiking Misery Ridge at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 12: Morning Glory Wall at Smith Rock

Hiking Misery Ridge at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 13: Monkey Face in Shadow.

Hiking Misery Ridge at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 14: Monkey Face from atop Misery Ridge

Hiking Misery Ridge at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 15: Nature sculpted Stone.

Hiking Misery Ridge at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 16: Waterfall on the Canyon Walls of Crooked River, across from Smith Rock.

Rock Climbing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 17: Climbing Smith Rock.

Rock Climbing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 18: Rock Climbing Etiquette.

Rock Climbing at Smith Rock in the high desert of eastern Oregon: page 19: Beautiful Smith Rock.

Travel Oregon Sightseeing in the High Desert of Central Oregon

The Crooked River Gorge in Central Oregon: page 20.

Three Sisters in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon viewed from Pilot Butte State Park in Bend, Oregon: page 21.

Bachelor Butte in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon viewed from Pilot Butte State Park in Bend, Oregon: page 22.

Hiking the Deschutes River Hiking Trail on the wild and scenic Deschutes River from the Benham Falls Day Use Area in Bend, Oregon: page 23 and page 24.

Hiking the Deschutes River Hiking Trail and coming upon Benham Falls on the wild and scenic Deschutes River in Oregon: page 25.

"Big Red" at LaPine State Park in Bend, Oregon: page 26 and page 27.

Hiking the Deschutes River Hiking Trail at LaPine State Park in Bend, Oregon: page 28.

Travel Oregon: Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Oregon

Newberry National Volcanic Monument - standing atop Paulina Peak: page 29.

The Big Obsidian Lava Flow at Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Oregon: page 30.

Paulina Lake from the interpretative hiking trail on the Big Obsidian Lava Flow at Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Oregon: page 31.

Hiking the Interpretative Hiking Trail at Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Oregon: and page 33.

Camping on Paulina Lake at Little Crater Campground with Paulina Peak in the background: page 34.

East Lake in Newberry National Volcanic Monument of Oregon: page 35.

Paulina Creek Waterfalls in Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Oregon: page 36.

Travel Oregon: The Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway in the
Deschutes National Forest of Oregon

Broken Top in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon as seen on the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway: page 37.

Camping at Elk Lake on the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway in the Deschutes National Forest of Oregon: page 38.

Camping at Hosmer Lake, Mallard Marsh on the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway in the Deschutes National Forest of Oregon: page 39.

Camping at Lava Lake in the Deschutes National forest in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon: page 40.

Camping, Swimming and Picnicking at South Twin Lake in the Deschutes National Forest of Oregon: page 41.

Fishing at Davis Lake in the Deschutes National Forest of Oregon: page 42.

Camping at Davis Lake in the Deschutes National Forest of Oregon: page 43.


Next: The Surprise Valley Warner Mountain and the Shasta Trinity Tours.

Listing pages:

Page 1: Site Structure and Breakdown, Page 2: Category Headings, Page 3: The Umpqua River and Tributaries, Page 4: Crater Lake National Park, Page 5: Little Known Special Places near Crater Lake National Park, Page 6: Oregon and California Coasts and Redwoods, Page 7: Over the River and through the Woods Scenic Byway, Page 8: The 75 mile stretch from Smith Rock State Park to Newberry National Volcanic Monument and the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway, Page 9: Oregon Outback Scenic Byway, Page 10: Surprise Valley - the Warner Mountains, Page 11: the Salmon River in northern California, page 12, the Shasta Trinity Tour, Page 13: Crater Lake on the Diverse Loop Tour and Page 14: The Beautiful West Cascades National Scenic Byway in Oregon.