Hole-in-the-Ground (Fort Rock) - 2020 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) - Tripadvisor
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Clark Griswold-esque

I missed the sign on the highway and followed Google Maps onto a web of Jeep trails. This terrified... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2019
Brimstone82
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Timbuktu, Mali
Can be hard to find

Had a hard time winding our way through rutted roads but we finally managed to grab a peak. It... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
alanvoetsch
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Ruch, Oregon
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Jun 20, 2019
“Clark Griswold-esque”
Jul 1, 2017
“Can be hard to find”
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A volcanic explosion crater that was formed between 13,500 and 18,000 years ago.
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I missed the sign on the highway and followed Google Maps onto a web of Jeep trails. This terrified my MIL, who was in the back seat. I started to feel like Clark Griswold in "Vacation", so we high tailed it out of there without seeing the Hole in the Ground.
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Had a hard time winding our way through rutted roads but we finally managed to grab a peak. It looks cooler from Google Earth but it is an interesting stopping point if you're driving through on Hwy 31. It look like an impact crater a couple thousand feet across, maybe more.
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After 4 miles on a rutted dirt road we arrived. The geology of the area was interesting but the hole was not.
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With the tall Douglas Pine all around and deafening quiet the large hole is cool to do photos, travel around (with enough clearance on your vehicle), enjoy solitude and camp out nearby. The hole itself is huge and looking down one sees tiny trails w-a-a-a-y down where those
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We heard about Crack in the ground and since we were out we gave it a try. There is an 8 mile gravel road that can be flooded, snowed, or have large potholes so it is not for the risk averse! Also there really are not many facilities, (restos or gas) or anything else near this
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