Friday, August 28, 2015 - La Pine State Park, located next to the Deschutes River, is a beautiful place near our RV park. After resting all day yesterday I woke feeling my lungs had recovered enough for us to take a trip to see this State Park. the air quality must be really bad today… Continue reading 08.29.15 La Pine State Park in La Pine, Oregon
On Wednesday we made it to Lava River Cave, which is a mile-long lava tube. It takes approximately 1.5 hours to tour the entire cave. Initial access descends 55 stairs to a combination of flat boardwalk, uneven surfaces and stairways. Average temperature in the Cave is 42 degrees. The sign above probably should have stopped… Continue reading 08.28.15 Lava River Cave in Bend, Oregon – oh what a day!
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Monday after we toured The High Desert Museum we drove nearby to Lava Land, toured the visitor's center then boarded the Shuttle for a trip to the top of Lava Butte. A Butte is described as an isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top (similar to but narrower… Continue reading 08.26.15 Lava Land in Bend, Oregon
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - We set out this morning headed for Lava Land but ended up stopping at The High Desert Museum first. I'd read rave reviews of this museum on Trip Advisor but didn't realize it was on our way! It is another location within the Deschutes National Forest in Oregon. It is… Continue reading 08.25.15 The High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon