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January 16, 2015
Park Presented Governor's Film Advocate Award
In a ceremony on January 6, 2015, in Portland, Oregon, Crater Lake Superintendent Craig Ackerman accepted the Oregon Governor’s Office of Film and Television Film Advocate Award on behalf of all staff for their contributions to advancing the film and television industry in the state.

November 20, 2014
Park Proposes Entrance Fee Increases
Crater Lake National Park is considering increases in entrance fees based on new standards being implemented for national parks across the country. Under the proposal Crater Lake would be placed into a tier that includes most major national parks.

June 18, 2014
Crater Lake National Park Announces Vehicle-Free Dates on East Rim Drive
Crater Lake National Park Superintendent Craig Ackerman announced today that sections of the park will be open for non-motorized traffic only June 21-22. For those who need a bit more time to plan, he also announced the Second Annual Vehicle-Free days at Crater Lake will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 27. The park plans to preserve every third and fourth Saturday in September as an annual opportunity to highlight non-motorized use of the park and will open for some time in June, depending on snow pack.

May 07, 2014
Snowshoe Hiker Missing at Crater Lake
CRATER LAKE, OREGON – Rangers at Crater Lake National Park are searching for a missing snowshoe hiker last seen on Monday, April 28. The park received a report of a missing visitor on Wednesday morning April 30. The report indicated that the visitor had arrived at the park two days earlier, rented snowshoes from the park concessioner, and set off to hike and take photos.

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