Camp Along the Shore at Sparks Lake

Just a quick 26-mile drive from Bend you'll find Sparks Lake, where shallow water, amazing lakeside camping grounds, and the possibility of catching a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis make for some of .

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Basecamp at Green Lakes

This 8.5 mile roundtrip hike to Green Lakes basecamp gains elevation gradually as it meanders along beautiful Fall Creek with numerous small cascades.

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Sunrise Hike at Tumalo Mountain

Start by parking at Dutchman Flat Sno-Park, which is located just opposite to the base area at Mt. Bachelor.

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Hike to Tumalo Falls

The viewpoint is only footsteps from the parking area, and gives the best view of the 89-foot falls. A half mile trail leads visitors up to the upper viewpoint, right next to the falls.

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Hike Pilot Butte

Get stunning views overlooking Bend. This 1.7 mile roundtrip hike is in the middle of town and is easily accessible as a quick before or after work adventure.

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Explore the Mono Lake Tufas under the Milky Way

This past spring, I got the urge to photograph the Milky Way over the other-worldly landscape of Mono Lake, a large, desert saline lake at the edge of the eastern Sierras in California.

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Backpack to Glen Aulin

A waterfall oasis in the heart of the sierra. The Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp sits along the beautifully winding Tuolumne River.

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Backpack to Young Lakes

The Young Lakes trail starts from the Lembert Dome parking area and then winds up around 6 miles into the high country past alpine meadows and stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

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Hike to Glacier Point via Four Mile Trail

Glacier Point is one of the highlights of Yosemite. The point is located at the end of Glacier Point Road.

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Hike to Lower Yosemite Falls

At 2,425 feet, Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in North America. The falls consists of three sections: Upper Falls, Middle Cascades, and Lower Falls.

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Hiking to Vernal & Nevada Falls

This popular hike starts near Happy Isles in Yosemite Valley. The first mile of the trail is paved and almost entirely uphill. You will come to the footbridge which tends to be very crowded. About 0.

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Backpack to Little Yosemite Valley Campsite and Hike Half Dome

First things first. You will need to get a wilderness pass by entering the lottery for Half Dome access.

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Camp and Hike the Big Pine Lakes

The North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail offers some of the best high alpine scenery in the Sierras.

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