The trail to the top of Wizard Island offers the unique experience of hiking on a volcano inside a volcano. Wizard Island was formed about 7,300 years ago, emerging from Crater Lake in a shower of fiery cinders that piled into a symmetrical cone, with lava flowing around the island and forming its shores.
The Six Lakes Basin in the Three Sisters Wilderness is full of lakes that are perfect for a relaxing backpacking trip. We spent two nights at Doris Lake on a trip that included swimming in the lake and relaxing, but very little hiking.
Five day backpacking trip in the Wallowa Mountains in Eastern Oregon.