Due to factors which cannot be mitigated until the snow melts and access to the lake is possible, reservations are expected to be available on-line through the concessioner around July 1, 2022. For questions and more information contact Crater Lake Hospitality.
In summer, Crater Lake Hospitality, a concessioner for the park, offers eight daily boat tours on Crater Lake, and two shuttles to Wizard Island. A park ranger is aboard the eight daily tours, which circumnavigate the caldera. Two of the ranger tours make a three-hour stop on Wizard Island. Captains and boats are US Coast Guard certified. Ticket prices, tour descriptions and reservations for boat tours are found on the concessioner’s website or by calling the toll-free reservation line, 866-292-6720.
In the event that boat tours are cancelled due to weather, dense smoke from area wildfires, or for other safety reasons, the concessioner attempts to make appropriate accommodations for ticket holder.
Things to Know Before Booking a Boat Tour
Trolley ToursTrolley tours around the rim are expected to resume in 2022. Updates regarding times, reservations, and ticket prices will be posted on the Crater Lake Trolley website.
During Summer, Crater Lake Trolley, a concessioner for the park, offers daily trolley tours. The tours typically begin in July and run through mid-September. The many benefits of a trolley tour include the luxury of enjoying the scenery while the trolley driver safely navigates the historic 33-mile Rim Drive. Each trolley makes five to seven stops at significant overlooks with opportunities for photographs and moments for reflection. The ranger on-board offers narration, trivia, and a dash of fun.
Trolleys are enclosed, wheel chair accessible, and seat 25 passengers. The tours are two hours and there are no bathroom stops.
Advance reservations are recommended. Call 541-882-1896 or reserve online at the concessioner’s website. Tickets can also be purchased from the trolley ticket office in Rim Village the day of a tour if there is availability.
Last updated: May 18, 2022