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 »
Steel Visitor Center
Public Information Number -(541)594-3000
A 22-minute film, Crater Lake: Into the Deep, is shown on the hour and half hour. Last viewing is at 4:30 pm.
Rim Visitor Center
Location -Rim Village, on the south side of the lake, 7 miles north of Highway 62. 300 yds west of the Crater Lake Lodge.
Sinnott Memorial Overlook -behind the Rim Visitor Center and down a paved path below the rim of the caldera.
Open daily mid-June through mid-October; weather permitting.
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.