Road Construction Update
A section of the East Rim Drive will be closed to traffic (vehicles, bicycles & pedestrians) for a rockfall mitigation project. Aug. 13th- mid Sept., Mon-Fri, 7 AM- 5 PM, Between Sun Notch and Phantom Ship Overlook. (Sun Notch Trail, Pinnacles Road Open.) More »
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 »
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 »
Fees & Reservations
FeesCar - $10.00 (7 day pass)
Motorcycles, bicycles & pedestrians - $5.00 per person (7 day pass)
For more information on commercial vehicles, buses, and school fee waivers, click here.
-Fee-free days for 2014 will be: January 20th- Martin Luther King Jr. Day, February 15-17th- Presidents Day
Weekend, April 19-20th- Opening Weekend of National Park Week, August 25th- National Park Service
Birthday, September 27th- National Public Lands Day, November 11th- Veterans Day.
Reservations are strongly recommended for Crater Lake Lodge and Mazama Village Cabins. Half of the campsites at Mazama Campground are on the Xanterra reservation system. Please call at 1-888-774-2728 or go on-line.
Lost Creek Campground is not on the Reserve America reservation system. It is only first-come, first-serve.
Whether you want to visit Crater Lake National Park many times in one year, or you're looking to take a grand tour of many of America's National Parks, there is a pass for you. Each of the passes below is sold at the park's entrance booths as well as the visitor centers.
America the Beautiful Annual Interagency Pass Available for purchase by anyone 16 years and older. Good for one year at Federal recreation sites where entrance or standard amenity fees are charged. Also available on-line. Cost $80.
Annual Military Pass
America the Beautiful Annual Military Pass Available for free for any active duty service men and women - Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and activated National Guard and Reserves -- and their dependents. Good for 12 months at federal recreation sites where entrance or standard amenity fees are charged.
Did You Know?
Seven different trees live on Phantom Ship, an island in Crater Lake. There are also colonies of violet green swallows, and several varieties of wildflowers and lichens living there.