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    Crater Lake

    National Park Oregon

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  • 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 »

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Audio Available On-line

NPR's article "Documenting the Sound of Fallen Trees" originally broadcast September, 2011.

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Videos Available On-line

The Oregon Field Guide TV show (Oregon Public Broadcasting) has show segments available for viewing on-line.

The "Saving the Bull Trout of Sun Creek" segment was first broadcast in 2001.

The "Crater Lake Water Study" segment was first broadcast in 1998.

The "Crater Lake Mapping" segment was first broadcast in 2001.

The "Europa Project" segment was first broadcast in 2001.

The "Crater Lake's Dying Forest" segment was first broadcast in 2003.

The "Wolverine" segment was first broadcast in 2006.

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Great Lodges of the National Parks, Vol II produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Explore the history of Crater Lake Lodge and tour the lodge through on-line videos at this Oregon Public Broadcasting website on "Great Lodges of the National Parks".

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Clarks Nutcracker is frequently seen around the rim of Crater Lake. It feeds almost exclusively on the seeds of the Whitebark Pine. It gathers the seeds and hides some of them to eat later, helping the tree to disperse its seeds. Forgotten seeds may grow into new Whitebark Pines.