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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park, OR
+1 541-594-3000
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So beautiful!

If you are anywhere near Crater Lake, you must take time to visit this incredible place. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oxnard, California
Amazing Lake

Amazing lake to visit anytime of the year especially in the winter because of the views of the lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff L
Coquille, Oregon
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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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“boat tour” (158 reviews)
“visitor center” (109 reviews)
“bucket list” (95 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Crater Lake National Park, OR
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are anywhere near Crater Lake, you must take time to visit this incredible place. The visitor center has lots of information and gift items. The rim drive has many places to pull out and enjoy the beauty. There are limited places to sleep...More

Thank Sea_Squared
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing lake to visit anytime of the year especially in the winter because of the views of the lake with snow around it.

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived just as a fire had started days before so our view of the lake was somewhat impeded but it was all part of the experience. The campground itself is well organized and the bathrooms are clean. It did get quite cold in the...More

Thank elpeekay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very serene, peaceful, beautiful place to visit. We hiked down near the water and around the top. The water is unbelievably blue and still. There is a visitor center nearby with information about the area and a gift shop and bathroom facilities but this area...More

Thank Torrie N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky with the weather. Clear crisp blue sky, not a cloud in site, which made the lake every more beautiful with the reflection as well. Some of rim was closed, but we were lucky that we could manage most of it. There was...More

Thank palane52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The east rim drive was unfortunately closed when I was there due to snow/winter. Still, there are many vista point on the west rim drive road, you will not get disappointed...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove the two-plus hours from Grants Pass to Crater Lake in mid-October, after a snowstorm deposited five inches of snow at this 8000-foot spot. I wished that I had brought shoes with more traction, since the paths were icy. It was also cold up...More

1  Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everyone comments on how blue the lake is. It is because the other colors of the spectrum are absorbed! Blue wavelengths are scattered and seen by human eyes. The lake is 6 miles wide and almost 2000 ft. deep -- the deepest in the U.S....More

Thank Junebug937
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I took a week-long road trip to Oregon and this was one of the first places in the state that we visited. It is stunning! No matter what your level of physical fitness, you can enjoy the scenery of this natural beauty!...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great day. Had a clear day to see the lake in between the smoke of the fires surrounding the area. Beautiful scenery, hundreds of butterflies, clear skies.

Thank Dan L
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Questions & Answers
9 November 2017|
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Response from JuanOquendo | Reviewed this property |
I went during the summer, so I have no idea what it’s like in the winter.
11 October 2017|
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Response from Aaron M | Reviewed this property |
The park should be open and the weather should be starting to get nice that time of year. I hope you make it and enjoy your trip.