• Wizard Island

    Crater Lake

    National Park Oregon

Streams of Crater Lake National Park

 
Streams of Crater Lake

Streams of Crater Lake National Park

NPS

  • Approximately 200 km of perennial streams and 115 km of intermittent streams drain outward from Mt Mazama
  • All “wadeable streams” (peak flow < 200cfs, active channel width ≤ 10m)
  • Most reaches contain high gradient, cold, headwater habitats
  • Amphibians were dominant aquatic vertebrate in most streams prior to introduction of non-native fish

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Crater Lake National Park gets an average of 533 inches of snow per year - that is more than 44 feet of snow!