Crater Lake National Park
P.O. Box 7
Crater Lake, OR 97604-0007
Crater Lake lies within the caldera of Mt. Mazama, a volcano of the Cascade Range that erupted about 7,700 years ago. The mountain collapsed, forming a caldera. Its greatest depth of 1,932 feet makes it the deepest lake in the United States
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
32651 Highway 19
Kimberly, OR 97848-9701
Within the scenic John Day River valley is a well-preserved fossil record of plants and animals. This remarkably complete record, spanning more than 40 of the 65 million years of the Age of Mammals, is world-renowned.
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road
Astoria, OR 97103-9803
The natural setting of the lower Columbia River, with its cliffs, evergreens, beaches, and waterways, brings to life the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition's western terminus. The park commemorates the expedition's arrival at the Pacific Ocean, winter encampment, exploration of the area, encounters with American Indians, and preparations for their return to the United States.
Nez Perce National Historical Park
36063 U.S. Highway 95
Spalding, ID 83540-9715
The park's 38 sites, spreading across Idaho, Washington, and Montana, commemorate the Nez Perce. Six sites are owned and managed by the National Park Service at Spalding, Canoe Camp, Buffalo Eddy, East Kamiah, White Bird Battlefield, and Big Hole National Battlefield
Oregon Caves National Monument
19000 Caves Highway
Cave Junction, OR 97523-9716
Violent geologic events spanning millions of years and the dissolving action of acidic water created a marble cave nestled within an unusually diverse array of rock types. The area preserves a remnant of old-growth Douglas fir forest and Northwest rustic architecture within a National Historic District.