Places to Stay Outside the Park

In-park accommodations at Crater Lake Lodge, The Cabins at Mazama Village, and Mazama Campground are often fully booked months in advance. But there are plenty of options outside the park. Below is list of all the hotels and campgrounds within 35 miles of Steel Visitor Center and park headquarters. This list does not include bed-and-breakfasts, guest houses, and vacation rentals. The next closest options are in Chemult (42 miles away), Shady Cove (55 miles), Klamath Falls (57 miles), and there are many other lodging options beyond these.

Overnighting in the park is allowed only for lodge guests, campground campers, and backpackers who obtain a permit. Camping in the park’s pullouts, picnic areas, and parking lots is prohibited.

 

Lodging & Camping Options

Farewell Bend Campground (May be Closed in May, June, and July of 2022)
61 sites for tents and RVs (40’ maximum), most are reservable. Open mid-May to early October. Hwy 62 at Union Creek. (541) 560-3900, roguerec.com

Farewell Bend Sno-Park
Overnight parking and camping. Vault toilets. No water. Free of charge May through October. Sno-Park permit required November through April. Hwy 62 just north of Union Creek. www.tripcheck.com/pages/sno-parks 

Natural Bridge Campground
17 sites for tents and vehicles up to 30’. Vault toilets, no water. First-come, first-served. Open mid-May to mid-Oct. 2 miles south of Union Creek on Hwy 62. (541) 560-3400, www.fs.usda.gov/rogue-siskiyou

Thousand Springs Sno-Park
Overnight parking and camping. Vault toilets and shelter. No water. Free of charge May through October. Sno-Park permit required November through April. 14 miles west of Park Headquarters on Hwy 62. www.tripcheck.com/pages/sno-parks  

Union Creek Campground (May be Closed in May, June, and July of 2022)
73 sites for tents and small RVs (28’ maximum), most can be reserved. Vault toilets. Open mid-May to early October. Hwy 62 at Union Creek. (541) 560-3900, roguerec.com

Union Creek Resort
9 rooms and 23 cabins. Store and restaurant. Open year-round. Pets welcome. (866) 761-6630, www.unioncreekoregon.com
Broken Arrow Campground
121 sites for tents and RVs (32’ maximum). Showers. Open late May to mid-September. Need to reserve from early June to early Sept. (www.recreation.gov), otherwise first-come, first-served. On Diamond Lake Loop Rd. (541) 498-2531, www.fs.usda.gov/umpqua

Diamond Lake Campground  
238 sites for tents and RVs (35’ maximum). Showers.  Open late May-late October. Need to reserve from early June to early September (www.recreation.gov), otherwise first-come, first-served. On Diamond Lake Loop Rd. (541) 498-2531, www.fs.usda.gov/umpqua

Diamond Lake Resort
48 motel rooms, 40 cabins. Restaurants, store,gas station. Pets welcome. Open year-round. (541) 793-3333, www.diamondlake.net

Diamond Lake RV Park
110 RV sites w/hookups. Showers, laundry. Open mid-May to mid-October. On Diamond Lake Loop Rd. (541) 793-3318, www.diamondlake.net/rv-park

Thielsen View Campground
60 sites for tents and RVs (35’ maximum). Vault toilets. Open early June-late October. Need to reserve from mid-June to early September (www.recreation.gov), otherwise first-come, first-served. On Diamond Lake Loop Rd. (541) 498-2531, www.fs.usda.gov/umpqua

Whispering Pines Motel
10 rooms. Store. Pets welcome. Open year-round. 15 miles east of the park’s North Entrance at the junction of Hwy 138 and Hwy 97. (541) 365-2222, www.whisperingpinesmoteloregon.com
Abbott Creek Campground (May be Closed in May, June, and July of 2022)
25 sites for tents and RVs (60’ maximum). Vault toilets, no water. First-come, first-served. Open late May to mid-September. 7 miles north of Prospect on Forest Rd. 68. (541) 560-3900, roguerec.com

Crater Lake RV Park
57 RV sites w/hookups. Showers. Open year-round. On Hwy 62. (541) 560-3399, www.craterlakerv.com

Prospect Historic Hotel
24 rooms. Pets welcome in some. Open year-round. Dining room open May through October. On Mill Creek Dr. (800) 944-6490, www.prospecthotel.com

River Bridge Campground
11 sites for tents and RVs (25’ maximum). Vault toilets, no water. First-come, first-served. 4 miles north of Prospect on Forest Rd. 6210. Open late May to mid-October. (541) 560-3400, www.fs.usda.gov/rogue-siskiyou
Agency Lake Resort 
3 cabins, 25 RV sites w/hookups, 10 tent sites. Store, showers. Open late May through October. Modoc Point Rd. (541) 783-2489, agencylakeresort.net

Collier Memorial State Park
46 RV sites w/hookups, 18 tent sites. Showers. Open May through September. Hwy 97 north of Chiloquin. (541) 783-2471 ext. 24, stateparks.oregon.gov

Melita’s Motel & RV Park
14 rooms (year-round), 15 RV sites w/hookups (summer only). Restaurant. Pets welcome in RV Park only. (541) 783-2401, melitascraterlake.com

Sleep Inn & Suites
76 rooms. No pets. Open year-round. On Hwy 97, just north of Hwy 62. (541) 827-5300, www.choicehotels.com

Sportsman’s River Retreat
22 RV sites w/hookups, tent sites, 2 cabins. Showers, laundry. Open year-round. Modoc Point Rd. (541) 783-3857, sportsmansriverretreat.com

Walt’s RV Park
14 RV sites w/hookups, 20 tent sites. Showers. Open year-round. (541) 783-2537, www.waltsrvpark.com

Waterwheel RV Park & Campground 
33 RV sites w/hookups. Store, showers, laundry. Open March through November. On Hwy 97, just south of Hwy 62. (541) 783-2738, www.waterwheelrvpark.com
 
Map of Highways and Cities in the Vicinity of the Park

Last updated: September 29, 2022

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