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Crater Lake Trolley

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Address: Crater Lake National Park, OR
Phone Number: (541) 882-1896
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Description: This is a wonderful an new attraction at the lake. LNG powered trolleys...
This is a wonderful an new attraction at the lake. LNG powered trolleys built to resemble the old SF trolleys.
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We took the 2-hour trolley tour around the rim of Crater Lake. There was a ranger on board, who explained everything very well. Many stops for photo opportunity. Seats are not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Redding, California
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Redding, California
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We took the 2-hour trolley tour around the rim of Crater Lake. There was a ranger on board, who explained everything very well. Many stops for photo opportunity. Seats are not that comfortable, however, the driver will give everyone a little mat to sit on.

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Mosier, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Easy to make reservations, do it! Met the owner/operator...most informative. The volunteer was from Alaska and tried very hard to be pleasant. go ahead, sit anywhere there are fine views from any seat. If it a lake view, the driver stops and you disembark. A bit boring for children under teen. If you must drive yourself, plan on not seeing... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A ranger gave good information throughout the 2 hour tour. The rim drive is curved but not driving on the edge of the rim. Much of the drive, you can't see the lake and when it appears there is a stopping area to park. Since I wanted to hike, I wouldn't have takes the trolley. I had to drive back... More 

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Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

While you can drive around the lake on your own and stop where/when you want, I could not find an audio guide or even a guide book. So we took the trolly and were pleasantly surprised at the information, detail and pace of the tour. Sit on the RIGHT side of the trolly since it goes in a clockwise direction... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A friend and I decided to take the trolley around the rim of Crater Lake. It is a two hour tour, with several stops to take pictures and to learn more about how the Crater was made. Our tour was lead by Ranger Dave and I highly recommend taking the tour with him. He is very informative and very funny.... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We took the trolly tour on July 2 and it was a highlight of our trip. It takes you all around the lake and stops so you can get some beautiful photos. We had Park Ranger Jeff and he was very knowledgeable about the area and we were surprised to find out he is a fellow Minnesotan and is from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

A very grate way to see the lake !! Informative and tell you other places you can go around lake on your own .plus you can look take pictures and don't have to drive prices very reasonable.

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Trolley ride is the way to go. Every stop has an interesting fact and view for taking photos. The ranger was full of interesting information and added some humor. He was very willing to answer questions. When you picked up your ticket they had free postcards and information available.

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Arlington, Virginia
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We took the trolley tour with two friends this past week while visiting Crater Lake. We were limited on time, so the trolley made for an excellent option, as the tour is only two hours long. There were about 12 of us total on the trolley. The tour takes you around the entire circumference of the lake. Our park ranger,... More 

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Healdsburg, California
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20 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was a great tour of the Crater from above and around the entire lake. Ranger Chris was very informative and humorous at times. Interesting facts and stops along the way for pictures.

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Address: Crater Lake National Park, OR
Phone Number: (541) 882-1896
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Crater Lake National Park

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