8 days in Mt Hood Territory, Bend & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

8 days in Mt Hood Territory, Bend & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

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Government Camp
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Bend
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Crater Lake National Park
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Government Camp

Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. Venture out of the city with trips to Maupin (Imperial River Company & River Rafting & Tubing). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Trillium Lake, hit the slopes at Summit Ski Area, take in the dramatic scenery at Little Zigzag Falls, and hike along Salmon River Trail.

Before you visit Government Camp, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

San Francisco to Government Camp is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Government Camp are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Bend.

Things to do in Government Camp

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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River Rafting & Tubing
Trillium Lake ©
Trillium Lake
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls

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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Step out of Bend to go to Redmond and see Smith Rock State Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable tour with Tours, walk around Drake Park, and trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

Plan trip to Bend with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Government Camp to Bend in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Government Camp in August, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Bend. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Vidae Falls, then stroll through Pinnacles Overlook Hike, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleetwood Cove Trail, and finally cruise along Rim Dr.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bend to Crater Lake National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, Crater Lake National Park is a bit warmer than Bend - with highs of 93°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail

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