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Address: , Crater Lake National Park, OR
Phone Number: 5415943000
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Activities: Hiking, Skiing
Description: Beautiful lake which is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park.

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Wonderful place to visit. The lake has such a beautiful colour . Took a while to drive around as we had to keep stopping and taking photos.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Hard to rate this one. The lake is undeniably beautiful and the views alone make this a bucket list location. However, compared to other national parks...this falls short. The trails are okay. It is fun to hike down to the lake itself (our favorite part of the trip); be prepared- it is pretty rigorous. Other trails did not wow us.... More 

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wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place to visit. The lake has such a beautiful colour . Took a while to drive around as we had to keep stopping and taking photos.

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MD
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We got there at just the right time. The nearby fire had been extinguished and the smoke had receded; the air was clean and fresh again. Hiking the rim trails gave us so many photo ops. Our favorites were Sun Notch Trail, Discovery Point Trail, and Watchman Peak. The lake is the bluest, blue you've ever seen. I agree with... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Arrived a few days after the 2015 fire, fire was contained but the north entrance road was charred on the West side for many mills. The entrance staff told us the lake was fogged-in but we chose to check it out and we did get of few pictures of the lake and did enjoy our visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Any review of this place must start with a WOW. This is one of those places where a photo just doesn't do it justice. I've seen many a photo of this place prior to visiting but on that first view of the lake it just took my breath away, the colour of the water is unreal. With every stop around... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 660 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Crater Lake is truly one of the natural wonders of the world. The lake is simply stunning from virtually every perspective and the sheer size of the ancient caldera overwhelms you. There is a ton to do regardless of your physical abilities. However, if you're an avid photographer or simply wish to see the lake and rim in the best... More 

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Otley West Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

we were in awe of the sheer beauty of Crater Lake. We drove around it and each time we stopped the views just got better. There really is more to see than Wizard Island. Try to get away from the crowds, it's lovely.

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los gatos, california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

we were driving from seattle to san francisco, on interstate 5. this stop is definitely worth the extra miles. if you are going this year, you should try to check the traffic reports ahead of time. we did not and had to alter our route because several roads from the northern approach were closed due to forest fires. the sky... More 

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Bronx, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately the clarity for which the lake is famous was marred by the haze from the fires in the north. The lake was still beautiful though.

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Sarver, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful place to visit. great drive up to it, look outs are good stops. Make sure and walk up to the top of the walkway. You will get some awesome pictures. This is our second visit, we enjoyed it so much My parents were there a few months after it erupted, so my mom enjoyed seeing how it... More 

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