Alerts & Conditions

The park is open 24 hours a day. Some winter road closures, however, are still in effect. The East Rim Drive and Pinnacles Road are closed to cars due to snow. They will likely open in early July. All three park entrances are open. See the map below.

Weather & Visibility
The National Weather Service provides the most accurate weather forecast for the park.

When skies are clear, excellent views of Crater Lake can be enjoyed at Rim Village and Discovery Point. During storms, however, the lake is usually hidden by clouds. In June, the lake is typically invisible about 10% of the time. To find out if it's visible right now, view our webcam at Rim Village.

The Visitor Center at Park Headquarters is open daily 9 am-5 pm.
The Rim Village Visitor Center is open daily 9:30 am-5 pm.
The Backcountry Permits Office at Park Headquarters is open daily 8 am-5 pm.
The Rim Village Cafe & Gift Shop is open daily 9 am-8 pm.
The Annie Creek Restaurant is open for breakfast (7 am-10:30 am), lunch (11 am-4 pm), and dinner (5 pm-9 pm).
The Crater Lake Lodge Dining Room is open for breakfast (7 am-10 am), lunch (11 am-3 pm), and dinner (5 pm-9:30 pm).
The Mazama Village General Store and Gas Station is open daily 7 am-9 pm.
The Rim Village Restrooms are open 24 hours a day.

Lodging is available at Crater Lake Lodge and The Cabins at Mazama Village. Camping is available at Mazama Campground, although only part of the campground is currently open. Visit our publications page to download a list of lodging and camping options outside the park. Camping in pullouts and parking lots is prohibited.

Ranger talks are offered daily at 4 pm at Crater Lake Lodge. See posted flyers for topics. Junior Ranger activities and campground evening programs are scheduled to start on June 21. Trolley tours are scheduled to begin on June 28. Boat tours and guided hikes will probably be starting this year on July 11.

The park's hiking trails are all still buried under snow. Snowshoes are recommended for exploring beyond the plowed roads. Snowshoes can be rented at the Rim Village Cafe & Gift Shop for $16/pair.

Pets on a leash are allowed in the park, provided they stay within 50 feet of plowed roads and parking lots. They are also allowed on the Pacific Crest Ski Trail, but not on other winter trails, or off-trail. Pets are not allowed in park buildings.
Map Showing Current Status of Park Roads
Map Showing Winter Road Closures

Last updated: June 15, 2019

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Mailing Address:

Crater Lake National Park
PO Box 7

Crater Lake , OR 97604


(541) 594-3000

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