Treat yourself to a self-guided walkRim village is an historic district listed in 1997 on the National Register of Historic Places. A native stone parapet wall, with three observation bays outlines the Rim Village Promenade. It skirts the edge of the caldera rim for one third of a mile, and serves as a dog-friendly pedestrian guide through the village.
Nature inspired and art influenced the architectural design of Rim Village. Rustic-style features were created with native stone and logs. Walkways follow natural plantings. Drinking fountains shaped from native boulders once highlighted the promenade—only one remains in working order today.
Begin the walking tourat Kiser Studio, which today is the Rim Visitor Center and the Crater Lake Natural History Association Bookstore. Even though this is in the middle of the promenade, Rangers are available to offer information and insight to the history of Rim Village, and get you started in a direction.
along the self-guided tour are listed below but don't miss the restrooms, Rim Village Cafe and Gift Shop, or the picnic area which was the first campground in the park.
Last updated: April 25, 2022