Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Crater Lake National Park sits in southern Oregon and is what is known as a caldera lake which is the result of volcanic activity where the earth collapses as magma is exiting beneath the volcano. The area became a National Park in 1902 and was only the fifth National Park to be formed in the United States. The deepest part of the lake is almost 2000 feet deep making it second deepest lake on the continent and the ninth deepest on Earth. Vistors enjoy fishing, hiking and camping.

Crater Lake National Park Info


Crater Lake National Park

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News

Prescribed Fire Planned for Early October

Crater Lake National Park Fire Management staff are preparing to implement portions of the West Highway 62 prescribed fire project. The unit is located along both sides of West Highway 62. Approximately 44 acres containing roughly 2200 piles are in the areas scheduled to be burned this fall.

Crater Lake Hosts Annual Ride the Rim Event

Crater Lake National Park, in partnership with Discover Klamath, will host the seventh annual Ride the Rim days on September 14 and 21, 2019.  On these consecutive Saturdays, the event will take place from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. East Rim Drive from North Junction to Park Headquarters will be closed to motorized vehicles from 10:00 PM Friday (September 13th and 20th) night before the event to 6:00 PM Saturday (September 14th and 21st) to allow for non-motorized recreation including biking, hiking, and running.  The event is free, but normal park entrance fees apply.

Drowning at Cleetwood Cove

On Sunday, August 18th, a 27 year old male jumped off a small rock cliff at Cleetwood Cove but did not resurfaced. 

Crater Lake National Park Photos

Along Crater Lake

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Along Crater Lake

Framing Crater Lake

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Framing Crater Lake

Crater Lake

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Crater Lake

Dusk at Crater Lake

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Dusk at Crater Lake

Stars at Night

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Stars at Night

Nighttime view in Oregon in Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake's Trees at the Rim

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Crater Lake's Trees at the Rim

Robert at Crater Lake

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Robert at Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park

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Crater Lake National Park

Fire Above the Rim

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Fire Above the Rim

Sunset ... adding some 'lava' at the rim of Crater Lake

Crater Lake Nearing Sunset

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Crater Lake Nearing Sunset

Crater Lake Vista

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Crater Lake Vista

Phanton Ship

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Phanton Ship

Crater Lake Reflections, Wizard Island

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Crater Lake Reflections, Wizard Island

Crater Lake Cloudless Sunrise

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Crater Lake Cloudless Sunrise

Crater Lake Trees at the Rim

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Crater Lake Trees at the Rim

Crater Lake View

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Crater Lake View

Evening Comes to Crater Lake

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Evening Comes to Crater Lake

Crater Lake

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Crater Lake

Crater Lake Rim Details

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Crater Lake Rim Details