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August 16, 2015
North Entrance of Crater Lake to Close Temporarily for Fire Operations
The north entrance to Crater Lake National Park will close temporarily beginning at 10 PM on Sunday, August 16, 2015, to allow for fire line preparation and burn out operations related to the Crescent Fire. The precautionary closure is being put into effect to facilitate fire operations and provide for the safety of firefighters and park visitors.

May 13, 2015
Park Entrance Fees Increase Beginning May 15
Starting on May 15th, Crater Lake National Park will increase entrance fees for visitors in order to fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the park.

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.

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