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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park, OR
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Beautiful lake which is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Crater Lake National Park, OR
+1 541-594-3000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Traveled to Crater Lake in early August with a group of friends. It was a truly beautiful sight. We walked down a trail to reach the lake and showed up early, before 8am. We were aware of wild fires in the area, but weren't too...More

Thank Cameron H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Crater lake is amazing, I was visiting over the 4th of july long weekend and July seems like a perfect time to visit. With the long weekend, it's going to be very busy, so be prepared. There was lot of pollen in the lake, I...More

Thank ShazT89
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Crater Lake during a trip to Bend. We were not sure if we wanted to sit in the car (about 1 hour and 40 minutes) and there had been smoke obstructing the views during the days preceding our visit. We made the trip...More

Thank LaSherm16
Reviewed 3 days ago

When visiting the site we were not lucky because half of the park was closed because of fire and even more annoying the fact that the visibility was not good for the smoke.

1  Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have your cameras ready to take many shots of the lake and surrounding area. The lake is a deep blue showing off its 2000+ feet depth. There is a lodge, a place to eat a meal and large gift shop.

Thank mercooupe50
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place cut when we went is smokey from fires. Still had ok views but definitely not as good as it could be. No I have a reason to come back.

Thank wingnut457
Reviewed 4 days ago

The beauty of Crater Lake has to be seen in person to be truly appreciated. While the pictures are fantastic, standing on the rim and gazing down on the bluest water you've ever seen is breathtaking. There are so many amazing facts regarding Crater Lake,...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to see the movie and skip the trolley tour (didn't want to spend the extra $) and drove around the lake (one part was a dusty gravel road so your car will be bumping along and get dusty). Check the weather before you...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed the night in Klamath Falls before heading up to Crater Lake in the morning (Saturday). As we were awake early, we decided just to leave, so arrived in the park around 8:45am. Boy are we glad we did! Entrance fees are $15 for...More

1  Thank sm1710
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is so much to see in Oregon, it's had hard to decide what to do. This is our fourth trip and we finally made it to Crater Lake, and we're very glad we did. The beauty and grandeur of Crater Lake is hard for...More

Thank eam227
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Gwen C
24 August 2017|
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Response from gjfromwa | Reviewed this property |
We were lucky. We were staying in Sunriver, OR, and the morning was clear so we went and it was great! But just two days later it was smoky and hazy and video showed it was bad up at the crater. So watch both the weather... More
30 July 2017|
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Response from SailoroftheStars | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as you plan on spending time seeing the lake from different vantage points, visiting for souvenirs and possibly eating then no problem. You need to start early in the morning.