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?
Crater Lake was formed when a massive eruption of Mount Mazama 7700 years ago caused the mountain to collapse, leaving a steaming caldera. Centuries of rain and snow filled the caldera creating Crater Lake.