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General Information

Official Crater Lake National Park Service website: Must See. The most in-depth information about Crater Lake national park, especially the on-line brochures.

"Unofficial" Crater Lake National Park website Hosted by John William Uhler.

When to Go

Best visit time -- Summer: July and August are the most popular months because of the colorful flowers and mild weather.

General weather information.


At least one to two days:
33 mile cycle Rim Drive -- a half day to full day,
Cleetwood Cove trail and boat tour to Wizard island -- a half day.



There are 2 campgrounds in Crater Lake National Park.
Lost Creek Campground has 16 sites for tents only and is open from mid-Jul to mid-Sep.
Mazama Campground has 200 sites and is open early Jun through mid-Oct.

Reservations are not taken, but generally there are plenty of sites available.

Note - Weather can impact the opening and closing dates of both campgrounds.

Lodges and Hotels:

Inside the park

Crater lake lodge (71 guest rooms, some with lake view) and Mazama village motor inn (40 guest rooms, which is located 7 miles from the rim of Crater Lake in Mazama Village) are operated by Xanterra Parks & Resorts. On-line reservation.

National Park Hotel Guide offer some hotel reservation services.

Gateway outside the park

Some gateway lodging information.


Driving directions from Roseburg (OR), Bend (OR), Medford (OR), Klamath Falls (OR).

Inside the Crater Lake, there is no public transportation service provided.

Check the Oregon south road condition report. up

This Crater Lake National Park Travel Vacation Guide site was most recently updated on 12/14/04. Keywords: Crater Lake National Park.