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Contact: Ed Waldron, (541)594-3062
Contact: Marsha McCabe
CRATER LAKE, OREGON – With the continued fire danger in southern Oregon, Crater Lake National Park will go into a full fire ban. The outlook is for above normal significant wildland fire potential for the next several months. To ensure public safety and to provide the highest degree of protection to park resources, the following fire ban will be implemented effective at 12:01 AM on Thursday July 28, 2022.
- Wood fires and charcoal fires are NOT allowed in Crater Lake National Park at this time.
- Liquid fuel, propane camp stoves, and gas grills are permitted in campgrounds, picnic areas, backcountry areas and residential areas.
SmokingSmoking is permitted only in the following areas:
- In vehicles, provided that an ashtray is used for ashes and butts.
- While stopped in an area at least three (3) feet in diameter that is barren or free of all flammable materials. Ashes and butts must be disposed of safely and may not be discarded on the ground.
- Fireworks are prohibited in the park at all times.