The park is always open. For information on the weather, trails and roads can be found on the National Park Service website:

Fire and Smoke Updates

Over the past few years, Crater Lake Country has had its share of wildfires. But many areas, even during smokey periods, offer high air quality and an inviting vacation experience. Here are links that will provide an up-to-date look at the region.

Current Fire and Smoke Conditions:
Oregon Air Quality Map for Today:


Car – $10.00 (7 day pass)

Motorcycles, bicycles & pedestrians – $5.00 per person (7 day pass)

Commercial Vehicles:

  • Capacity of 1 to 6 individuals – $25.00 + passenger fee ($5.00)
  • Capacity of 7 to 15 individuals – $75.00
  • Capacity of 16 to 25 individuals – $100.00
  • Capacity of 26 or more individual – $200.00

National Park Service

The official National Park website that has complete information on fees and reservations and access to the park year-round.

Great Photos of Crater Lake

Twin brothers Larry and Lloyd Smith have spent a lifetime supporting the Park. They placed one of the largest collections of Crater Lake photos in the world online via Larry’s Jacksonville Woodlands Association website. They are also support the Friends of Crater Lake National Park. We are honored to be one of the few places you can view their fabulous photo collection. Enjoy.

Crater Lake Lodges

ARAMARK operators of the historic Crater Lake lodge and other Park facilities, offers reservations to staying in the renowned lodge.

Web Cams

These official National Park Service cameras will give you a close up look at the Park today.

Facts about Crater Lake

Some quick and fun facts about Oregon’s famed National Park.

Crater Lake Trust

This is a nonprofit that helps protect, promote, and enhance the Park. You can also view a short video about the Park.

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