Principal Points of Interest

General Information Regarding Crater lake National Park, Season of 1917

 Principal Points of Interest.

Distances from Crater Lake Lodge by road or trail to principal points.

Name.

Distance
and general
direction.

Elevation
above
sea level.

Best means of
reaching.

Remarks.

 

MIles.

Feet.

   

Llao Rock.

8 north

8,046

Auto to Glacier Peak, then on foot.

Fine view. Point from which Llao’s body was thrown into lake. All-day trip. Pretty lake.

Diamond Lake.

18 north

 

Horseback

Near view of Mount Theilson.

Devil’s Backbone.

6.5 north

 

Auto

Fine view of formation and coloring of Glacier Peak.

Glacier Peak.

6 north

8,156

Auto and foot

Highest point on rim of lake; fine view.

The Watchman

5 north

8,025

    do

Fine view; easy climb.

Garfield Peak.

1 east

8,060

Foot or horseback

Hard climb on foot. If taken on horseback distance is 6 miles. Fine view. Monster bowlder, 100 feet high.

Dyar Rock.

2 east

7,880

    do

Hard climb on foot. If taken by horseback distanos is 6 miles.

Vidae Cliff.

3 east

8,135

    do

Fine view. Easy trip by horse; distance 7 miles.

Sun Notch.

7 east

7,115

Auto and on foot

Fine view or Phantom Ship. View of Vidae Fails. Walk 1 mile. Easy trail.

Dutton Cliff.

9.5 east

8,150

    do

Fine view; 7.5 miles by auto, 2 miles on foot.

Sentinel Rock.

18 east

 

Auto

Most comprehensive view from rim of lake.

Cloud Cap.

20 east

 

    do

End of auto road. Fine drive. Good scenery.

Scott’s Peak.

22 east

8,938

Auto and on foot

2 miles by trail from end of road at Cloud Cap. Highest point in park.

The Pinnacles.

15.5 southeast

 

Auto

Grotesque formations. Nice trip.

Garden of the Gods and Dewey Falls.

5

 

    do

Waterfalls, meadows, pinnacles, and pretty canyons.

Anna Creek Canyon.

10 to 13.5 south

 

    do

Beautiful canyon, 300 to 400 feet deep.

Union Peak.

10.5 southwest

7,698

Auto and foot

4 miles by trail from road. Hard peak to climb. Good view.

Wizard Island.

3.5 north

6,940

Foot and boat

Extinct volcano crater in summit. Trail to top.

Phantom Ship.

3 east

 

    do

Grotesque rock, pinnacled island.

For trips to any of the above-named points in the park, arrangements may be made at Crater Lake Lodge. The ordinary outing clothing will be sufficient.

For trips to Mount Thielsen, Diamond Lake, and other remote points some camp equipage, pack horses, and a guide will be necessary. These can be secured at Crater Lake Lodge.

Saddle horses, pack animals, and necessary equipment can usually be obtained in the near-by valleys, and guides can also be secured when wanted.