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“Amazing Lake”

Crater Lake National Park
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Crater Lake 3-Day Tour from Portland
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Beautiful lake which is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park.
Reviewed 7 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 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 tent even though it was august so be prepared for that. The key sights were quite busy but the rim road is long enough that you can always find a spot that is quieter to enjoy a snack or lunch. The hike down to the lake is well with it (but beware it is a hike not a walk, especially on the way back!). The best part was getting an eye level perspective of the lake (along with a cool swim). We loved it and would love to come back to see it in the winter as well.

Thank elpeekay
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

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 is unspoiled as of this time. I would definitely recommend a visit to Crater Lake.

Thank Torrie N
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

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 snow on the ground, but the roads had been cleared so could access most areas. Wouldn't miss this for the world.

Thank palane52
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

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...

Thank MGCPH
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