Mt. Washington from Big Lake
Big Lake along Oregon's Santiam Pass, a 4,800-foot mountain pass through the Cascade Range in western Oregon.
Visitors and campers enjoy views of the lake with the beautiful Mt. Washington as a backdrop.
Surrounded by Alpine fir, hemlock and lodge pole pine, the campground sits on the western side of the lake.
Big Lake, at elevation 4,600 feet, is in the Willamette National Forest, which spans 1.6 million acres on the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains.