Now this is living! Sun shining. Kicking back on the deck of the lodge. The indescribable blue of the water. Thirty-four vigorous miles around the rim, with views of Crater Lake from every angle—each new vista better than the last. You're still mesmerized. You might even say you couldn't wait for tomorrow... if life weren't so perfect today.
1 Pedal into Crater Lake National Park—ready for the 2,500-foot climb to the top of the crater? | As you circle the rim of this enormous caldera, admire the lake's intense sapphire color and amazing clarity | Each curve in the road brings another incredible vista, from the cinder cone of Wizard Island to the 9,000-foot peak of Mount Scott | Unwind at the lodge or explore the spectacular landscape on foot.
2-3 Two-wheel it along the Cascade Lakes Highway, a National Scenic Byway that meanders through forests, lava fields and lake-dotted valleys | Spin in the shadow of Broken Top Mountain and the Three Sisters' volcanic peaks | Pedal through the heart of central Oregon, where glistening alpine lakes share the expansive high desert landscape with forests of pine, fir and hemlock | Cruise into Bend on your bicycle and celebrate at 1 of 26 breweries.
4-6 Cycle to the bustling Old West-style town of Sisters via one of Oregon's scenic bikeways | Revel in the incredible mountain views and rugged landscape of Central Oregon | The grand Deschutes River and distant craggy Smith Rock provide a scenic backdrop for the ride | Pedal McKenzie Pass, one of Oregon's most beautiful road biking routes, past ancient lava flows and into a lush valley.