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Rim Village

Address: Rim Drive, Crater Lake National Park, OR
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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San Francisco, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
57 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hats off to the park people for doing a great job clearing up the snow. Please charge entrance fees during winter hours as well. The view from the ruin village is totally worth. Shut up and take my money!

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Avon, Ohio
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798 reviews 798 reviews
520 attraction reviews
1,086 helpful votes 1,086 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Located just to the east (left) as one reaches the rim of Cater Lake, Rim Village consists of the Crater Lake Lodge and Dining Room, Rim Visitor Center hosting numerous ranger programs, Rim Village Café and Gift Shop that is very well stocked and the Sinnott Memorial Overlook. Despite an average of 44 feet (13.4m) of snow each winter, access... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The gift shop was one of the nicest I've seen. Lots to choose from and decent prices. I spent two hours in there. Clean bathrooms too was a bonus!

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Eureka, California
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214 reviews 214 reviews
57 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a good starting point, then head to the West Rim drive. The first view of the Lake will be memorable. Try to get down to the Sinnott Overlook, there are displays that explain about the region. Lots of parking and easy access walkways.

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PA
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380 reviews 380 reviews
172 attraction reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Rim Village provides the typical NPS services (food, Lodge, Gift Shop, picnic area, etc). RECOMMEND: the crater rim trail from the Gift Shop to the Lodge is great for viewing the lake as well as being able to access a special viewing area on the rim. Rangers host many talks in this viewing platform. You may want to visit... More 

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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183 reviews 183 reviews
57 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

After visiting so many national park visitor centers, we expected this to be more upscale but with all the snow they get and the short summer they enjoy, it must be difficult to keep buildings maintained.

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Albany, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I love Rim Village. There is a snack shop with just about anything you'd like. Great coffee, too. Mostly, though, I love the gift shop. There are many books, regional artist's works, plus all of the other things you'd expect to see. . . post cards, collectibles, jewelry, t-shirts, and snacks.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This Village only has a large gift shop and café. that is it! I stopped at 61 characters but to do this review I need 100! It seems like the review is liked the "village"!

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Clackamas, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped at the Lodge for Lunch and had about a 30 to 45 minute wait time, this was July 26th, 2014. It wasn't bad since you just go outside and they have a line of rocking chairs that overlook the lake and it is gorgeous. Not too shabby having a glass of wine on the rim of a volcano....lol... More 

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews 127 reviews
68 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

There were all sorts of things to look at here as well as a little cafe. We were able to find gifts for friends and family as well as a few trinkets for ourselves.The prices were reasonable and they were offering a blanket half off if you spent over $50.00 - it isn't hard to spend that much- so I... More 

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