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
Starts at
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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 two 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 an expert-led jet boat ride.
  • Touch trees rooted when Caesar ruled Rome in the world’s largest remaining stand of virgin redwoods.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
It Happened in Oregon
by James A. Crutchfield
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion & Daring
by Richard Preston
Roadside History of Oregon
by Bill Gulick
In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
by Ellen Morris Bishop
Coast Redwood: A Natural and Cultural History
by John Evarts and Marjorie Popper
Coast Redwood is the first contemporary illustrated book to focus exclusively on the natural and cultural history of the world's tallest tree.
Crater Lake National Park: A History
by Rick Harmon

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