• Wizard Island

    Crater Lake

    National Park Oregon

How we find newts in Crater Lake

Biologists find newts by snorkeling along the shoreline, sometimes turning over rocks and logs, to find the newts hiding in the crevices.

Searching for newts in rocky areas of Crater Lake.
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Searching for newts in sandy areas of Crater Lake.
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Mazama Newt swimming in Crater Lake.
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Did You Know?

Visitors viewing Crater Lake from the Sinnott Memorial.

An average of 482,000 people visit Crater Lake National Park each year. Open year-round, less than 100,000 people visit the park during the non-summer months.