Vehicle-Free Days on East Rim Drive
The park will host two vehicle-free days on East Rim Drive, September 20 and 27, 2014. Although East Rim Drive will be closed for these events, all other roads through the park will remain open to vehicular traffic. More »
Lost Creek Campground CLOSED Nights of 9/19 and 9/26
Lost Creek Campground will be CLOSED from 3:00 PM Friday, 9/19 until 5:00 PM Saturday, 9/20 because of the temporary road closure to vehicles on East Rim Drive. It will also be CLOSED from 3:00 PM Friday, 9/26 until 5:00 PM Saturday, 9/27.
Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Effect
To ensure public safety and to provide the highest degree of protection to park resources, restrictions on campfires, smoking, and fireworks are in effect. More »
Bull Trout - Brook Trout Hybridization
Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) belong to fish collectively known as char that includes:
Bull Trout native to:
Brook Trout are native to eastern North America, but have been stocked in rivers and streams throughout the western United States, including many within the range of Bull Trout.
Bull Trout and Brook Trout when they co-occur
Genetic evidence from hybrid populations suggests
Did You Know?
Algaphogopsis, also known as the Crater Lake Mite, is a microscopic animal that lives in the waters of Crater Lake.