On the Road: The Oregon Coast, California Redwoods & Crater Lake

Explore ancient redwood forests, see the clear waters of America’s deepest lake, and learn about unique Northwest landscapes alongside experts.
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Program No. 16188RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

From the jagged alpine terrain of the Cascade Mountains to mossy rainforests and wave-battered headlands, discover why the Northwest landscape is as awe-inspiring as it is unique. Learn alongside experts as you explore some of the world’s grandest natural wonders.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Must be able to walk up to 2 miles a day. Be prepared for walking on uneven ground, unpaved trails, or sandy beaches. There are steep stairs at some locations that will require you to be sure-footed. Elevations of 4,000-7,100 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • At Crater Lake, marvel at a massive volcanic caldera holding the deepest lake.
  • Experience the thrills, excitement, and breathtaking scenery of the Rogue River on a guided jet boat ride
  • Touch trees rooted when Caesar ruled Rome in the world’s largest remaining stand of virgin redwoods.
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Suzanne Burd
Suz recently retired from Columbia Gorge Community College after serving as a community education Coordinator and the renewable energy technology program coordinator for 25 years. She has worked on Road Scholar programs in the Mid-Columbia region since 1996, covering topics such as wildflowers and the geology of the Columbia Gorge, skiing and the history of Timberline Lodge, the production and harvest of the Columbia Gorge’s diverse crops, the botany and geology of the John Day River Basin and the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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