Science and Discovery

Birds

From Bald Eagles to Mountain Chickadees, Crater Lake is home to a wide variety of birds. Check out the complete list here!

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Teachers

Crater Lake is a perfect field trip destination! Bring your students to the "classroom without walls" for a unique science lesson.

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Science and Learning Center

With help from the Trust, the Science and Learning Center opened in 2006.

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Bathymetry

Crater Lake's water depth was studied extensively in 2000. You can learn more about the lake's amazing depth here!

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Geographic Data

You can download all of the geographic data about Crater Lake here. For free!

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Research Reports

Learn more about the most recent research conducted at Crater Lake!

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Science and Discovery

Crater Lake National Park is a fantastic living laboratory. Path-breaking research is being done every day at the Park.

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Flora and Fauna

Crater Lake has thriving ecosystems throughout the 183,224 acres and a surprising range of plant and animal species.

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Geologic Features

Many of Crater Lake National Park's stunning geologic features were created by volcanic activity and glaciers.

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Fish

Though there are no native fish in Crater Lake, there are six species living in the lake and in the streams throughout the park.

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Amphibians and Reptiles

Learn more about the cold-blooded amphibians and reptiles strong enough to withstand the snowy winters at Crater Lake!

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Moss

Crater Lake's "mystery moss" has attracted scientists and media alike! You can conduct your own internet research about it here.

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Facts and Figures

Just how deep is Crater Lake? What is the "Old Man of the Lake?" Find out here!

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Glossary of Terms

Stumped about "bathymetry" and "lahar?" Here's an easy glossery to help shed light on complicated scientific terms!

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Support Crater Lake

The Trust depends on your tax-deductible donations to help students, teachers, and visitors to share in the excitement of this great natural wonder.

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Crater Lake License Plates

For just $20, you can join some 200,000 Oregon residents and show your support for Crater Lake by purchasing a Crater Lake License Plate.

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Contact Us

Email Us:
info@craterlaketrust.org

Write Us:
Crater Lake National Park Trust
PO Box 62
Crater Lake, OR 97604

Call Us:
(541) 770-1179

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