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Nice walk through flower-filled meadow

* Castle Crest Wildflower Trail, on East Rim Drive, near the park headquarters, is also a... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Fairbanks, Alaska
September past best

We love flowers and there were some wildflowers left on this "easy" path but most had died in... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
mims florida
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An easy one-mile walking trail with an array of wildflowers to view.
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Crater Lake National Park, OR
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

* Castle Crest Wildflower Trail, on East Rim Drive, near the park headquarters, is also a self-guided tour with trail brochures at the trailhead. We enjoyed this easy hike along a flower-plant filled meadow and small creek even though most of the flowers had already...More

2  Thank jiminalaska2010
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We love flowers and there were some wildflowers left on this "easy" path but most had died in September. Not "easy" path.

Thank gwgMimsFlorida
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Definitely worth a stop on the East Rim drive at Crater Lake National Park! Especially if you enjoy nature photography and it's wildflower season! Easy and enjoyable walk through meadows filled with colorful flowers.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A very nice, non-strenuous hike through a beautiful scene. If you catch it during the wildflower bloom (Late July/Early August) you are in for a treat. But even if you miss the bloom, it's a short, easy hike that is worth the time.

Thank Marshall W
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Stop & smell the flowers here. It's a pretty hike. Easy for most hikers & done in 30 minutes with plenty of time for pics. Little waterfalls. Streams. Very nice.

1  Thank Alys0nH
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We camped 2 nights at Crater Lake and did it all. This was a quick and easy stop with big rewards. Put it on your list.

2  Thank Lance B
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A well designed and built little side trail for those interested in botany and/or wildflowers. It was pretty well spent in mid August as far as bloom goes, but still worthwhile to visit. A quiet area of the park, but no benches or tables, so...More

1  Thank Clark A
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We loved every minute of our trek through this verdant Wildflower Trail of Crater Lake National Park. The best times to go would be late July or early August to catch the purple Lupines in full blooms. Still, there are numerous other species blooming at...More

3  Thank okeedoke
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail is a secluded retreat for those who want to get away from the main attraction of Crater Lake National Park. Walking along a small path takes you over a creek, through a wildflower garden, and last but not least a small...More

1  Thank Hana H
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Walk along a beautiful creek and admire the soaring pines and wildflowers. Hike is easy and is about a half mile.

Thank GatorsRbest
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