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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park, OR
+1 541-594-3000
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Beautiful lake which is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rim drive” (227 reviews)
“wizard island” (179 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Crater Lake National Park, OR
+1 541-594-3000
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to see the movie and skip the trolley tour (didn't want to spend the extra $) and drove around the lake (one part was a dusty gravel road so your car will be bumping along and get dusty). Check the weather before you...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed the night in Klamath Falls before heading up to Crater Lake in the morning (Saturday). As we were awake early, we decided just to leave, so arrived in the park around 8:45am. Boy are we glad we did! Entrance fees are $15 for...More

Thank sm1710
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is so much to see in Oregon, it's had hard to decide what to do. This is our fourth trip and we finally made it to Crater Lake, and we're very glad we did. The beauty and grandeur of Crater Lake is hard for...More

Thank eam227
Reviewed 2 days ago

The history and views are very interesting. This is a great place to hike if you want to but just to take the trolley ride and walk around is worth the drive. A must see place.

Thank happytraveler609
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the opportunity to drive Along the rim of Crater Lake. It took almost 3 hours with stopping for photos, a jaunt out to Pinnacles & road construction. There are a lot of great views along the rim. Follow the map the ranger gives you....More

Thank tokanier
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was just breathtaking, the ride up was fun we stopped 4 or 5 times to get out and look and take pictures. Words and photos don't describe how beautiful Mother Nature is. It's a must-see, you'll love it.

Thank Allison A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here with my Dad, wife and daughter today. My Dad's father came here in the late 60's and my dad was impressed as was my wife (my daughter and I came on a road trip a few years back and felt we had to...More

Thank gjfromwa
Reviewed 4 days ago

Crater Lake is absolutely stunning. We went in July and there was quite a lot of traffic driving in, once we got to almost the top realized they had road work going on, hence the traffic. Also there was about 10 buses of Boy Scouts...More

Thank emptynest21
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved Crater Lake. No wonder this was a spiritual center for Native Americans in this area. Early Americans didn’t give the Indians any piece of it in treaties, but that is a different negative part of our history. Don’t miss the chance to hike...More

Thank IowaMum
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to many national parks in this country and a few others in other countries. Crater Lake is truly a natural phenomenon that we are so lucky to have to understand our volcanic past. Simply beautiful, and peaceful. The infrastructure and people management...More

Thank gruner1206
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62 reviews
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Nearby Attractions
Crater Lake
333 reviews
1.84 km away
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429 reviews
5.54 km away
Wizard Island
125 reviews
2.66 km away
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30 July 2017|
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Response from SailoroftheStars | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as you plan on spending time seeing the lake from different vantage points, visiting for souvenirs and possibly eating then no problem. You need to start early in the morning.
8 July 2017|
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Response from premkala16 | Reviewed this property |
Diamond lake has a lodge and camping. Is 8 miles from the park entrance. There are some small cabins at Union Creek which is about a 1/2 hour away. Union creek has a small cafe and a small store as well. Diamond lake... More