Explore wild Waldo Lake

Mark Morical Published Aug 6, 2014 at 12:13AM
Mark Morical / The Bulletin The crystal clear water of Waldo Lake is seen from its northwest corner.
Mark Morical / The Bulletin A small beach on the sourth end of Waldo Lake.
Mark Morical / The Bulletin Waldo Lake is one of the largest lakes in Oregon, and one of the purest in the world.
Mark Morical / The Bulletin Many smaller lakes and ponds surround Waldo Lake.
Mark Morical / The Bulletin The trail on the north end of Waldo Lake goes through an area burned in a 1996 forest fire.
Mark Morical / The Bulletin Diamond Peak is pictured in the distance from the north end of Waldo Lake.
Mark Morical / The Bulletin The North Fork Middle Fork Willamette River surges out of the north end of Waldo Lake.
Mark Morical / The Bulletin While most of the trail is relatively smooth, portions of the Waldo Lake Loop offer rocky challenges.
Mark Morical / The Bulletin A wildflower on the north end of Waldo Lake.