September 8, 2009
My daughter Nancy and her husband Simon came from Washington to spend the LaborDay weekend with us. We had a great time. We went to Crater Lake for a day trip since they had never been there. Crater Lake is only about 54 miles from our house.
It was created by a volcano eruption of Mt. Mazama roughly 7,000 years ago. The erupted mountain fell back into the crater creating a Beautiful lake. You can see a small island called Wizard Island on the left side of the lake. The lake is fed by snow melt and rain and is about 2,000 ft deep.
It was a gorgeous day with plenty of sunshine. We enjoyed a picnic lunch on the overlooking wall by the lodge. Nancy & Simon left this morning and now Clay & I will make plans to head out for our own road trip next Tuesday through Idaho, Montana & up to Canada. I will be posting pictures for sure.
Posted by Cheryl Severeide at 5:51 PM