There's never a shortage of things to do at Crater Lake. The summer brings hiking, cycling, fishing and taking a boat tour on the lake. Snow dominates the winter at Crater Lake so bring your snowshoes and cross country skis.
You can be active. You can sit back and enjoy the views. No matter the choice, Crater Lake National Park is an experience waiting for you.
Get a glimpse at "Natural History," a 25-minute composition written to honor this natural wonder and performed by the Britt Orchestra at Crater Lake National Park. See the video.
The Crater Lake National Park Trust supports a bill by U.S. Rep. Blumenauer and U.S. Sen. Wyden because it fits with the trust’s goals and promotes outdoors access.Read more
Park service rangers lead guided snowshoe tours at the lake each winter. They're free! Learn more about them.Read more
No matter the season, Crater Lake is a great destination for many outdoor activities, both in the lake and the surrounding park.Read more
To always be prepared, there are 10 essential items you should carry with you when heading into the forest.Read more
Park ranger-led snowshoeing expeditions and ski trails make Crater Lake a perfect winter wonderland.Read more
Whether you're looking for a quick half-hour walk or something more challenging, the park has a wide range of hiking trails.Read more
You can fish in Crater Lake without a license! Please help protect the lake's purity, though.Read more