Steel Visitor Center
late April to early November 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
early November to late April 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Rim Visitor Center
Location: Rim Village
Exhibits: 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?
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.