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 »
The Crater Lake Natural History Association is dedicated to supporting the educational and visitor services activities of the National Park Service. They operate bookstores at the Steel Visitor Center (open year-round) and Rim Visitor Center (summer only) to support this work. You can find more information on the Crater Lake Natural History Association and items available at their bookstores on-line.
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.