• Crater Lake in winter.

    Crater Lake

    National Park Oregon

Visitor Centers

Steel Visitor Center
Steel Visitor Center

Steel Visitor Center

Hours of Operation: Open daily, except December 25.
late April to early November 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
early November to late April 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Telephone: (541)594-3000
Location: Park Headquarters
Special Programs: An 18-minute film, Crater Lake: The Mirror of Heaven, is shown every half hour.
Exhibits: Exhibits provide park orientation.
Available Facilities: Post Office at Steel Visitor Center open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, except holidays.

Rim Visitor Center
Rim Village Visitor Center

Rim Visitor Center

Hours of Operation: late-May through September, 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Rim Village
Exhibits on geology and lake research are located in the nearby Sinnott Memorial Overlook, open June through September.
Available Facilities:
Crater Lake Lodge and Restroom Building are located nearby.

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?