campsite at Mazama Campground

Mazama Campground near the Amphitheater.



Mazama Campground

Open June through September (weather permitting). Campground loops and sites open as snow removal progresses. Snowmelt can last through June. While snow persists, mosquitos may be numerous. Please note: weather can impact the opening and closing dates of the campground. For more on the current weather at Crater Lake, click here.

Mazama Campground has approximately 200 forested sites. Running water, flush toilets, bear lockers, picnic tables, and fire rings are provided. Collecting of dead and downed wood is allowed for campfires within fire rings. A range of site sizes are available; tent to RV lengths. A few sites have hook-ups for RVs. Dump station is available Sites can accommodate up to 8 people and 2 vehicles. Reservations can be made calling 1-888-774-2728 or on-line. Around busy, holiday and vacation weekends, reservations are recommended. Check-in starts at noon. The campground is a 7 mile drive from Rim Village, the closest place to view of Crater Lake.


Lost Creek Campground

Lost Creek Campground is usually open mid-July through early October, weather permitting. It is a 16 site,
first come, first serve campground run by the National Park Service. The campground is tents only with a
$10 per night fee, paid through self registration.

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