• Crater Lake in winter.

    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?

Did You Know?

Wizard Island is a cinder cone that erupted after Crater Lake began to fill with water. It is one of two islands in Crater Lake. Do you know the name of the other island?