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Crater Lake Offers a Digital Payment Option for Entrance Fees

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Date: December 1, 2018
Contact: Marsha McCabe, (541)594-3091

Beginning Saturday, December 1, Crater Lake National Park offers visitors an on-line option to pay park entrance fees with no additional costs. The seven-day vehicle, motorcycle or individual pass along with the $50 Crater Lake National park annual pass will be available for purchase any time before visiting the park.  
Crater Lake joins other federal and state public lands in offering this convenient, pre-pay advantage. Purchase a pass at  Store it in a personal device or print it.  Upon arrival in the park, the entrance station ranger will validate the printed or digital pre-purchased pass. 

Digital passes are easy for visitors to store and access for future visits or upgrade to a physical pass.  “With this advance pay option visitors will have shorter wait times at the entrance station,” said Superintendent Craig Ackerman. “It is also a convenient way for visitors to complete their entire trip planning online, from lodging reservations to park entrance fees.”

Entrance fees at Crater Lake National Park are used to maintain and enhance visitor facilities and invest in other critical improvements that directly benefit visitors. 


Last updated: December 4, 2018

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Crater Lake , OR 97604


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