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Address: Crater Lake National Park, OR
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Scenic 33-mile drive which must be taken in a clockwise direction since...

Scenic 33-mile drive which must be taken in a clockwise direction since areas of it are one-way.

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Rim Drive is a must I'd you visit the park. The Rom Village was packed and parking was hard to find. The drive offers great views, quiet and peace. Do it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
DeacSteve
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Newnan, Georgia
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Newnan, Georgia
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195 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rim Drive is a must I'd you visit the park. The Rom Village was packed and parking was hard to find. The drive offers great views, quiet and peace. Do it!

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Thank DeacSteve
Naples, Florida
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120 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

By the time we arrived at Crater Lake, I was ready to park the rental car for the night, but still wanted to explore the rim which was still partially closed by snow. We walked and hiked until we were tired, and then tried the trolley. The trolley was a good idea, well worth the fare. The driver and guides... More 

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Roselle Park, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Pinnacles and the view of the Phantom Ship were inaccessible because the East Rim Drive was closed...... very sad about that.

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1 Thank landofar
Heber City, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only the lake is amazing but all the surrounding areas are as well. We visited on just a gorgeous crystal clear blue sky day and I was happy we took the time to do the rim drive. It was not very crowded and every lookout I was excited to see the lake again and again.

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Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my 3 trip to the park and the first time able to travel the rim and it was worth it. Lots of pull off spots to take pictures or just look in amazement.

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Netarts, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the type of drive you need to stop along the way in the pull-outs and enjoy the scenery. Simply breathtaking.

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rim drive is an easy 20+ mile drive around the lake. There are a number of pullouts to take pictures or to just take in the the beauty of the the scenery. Some spots have limited parking. Use the map provided by the rangers to find the pullouts as some are not well marked and seen from the road

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Thank bill C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. You can't imagine the size of the crater without seeing it in person. Everything is so blue. This place is a photographer's dream!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are wondering whether or not to make the drive around the rim of Crater Lake, wonder no more. Do it! The lake is absolutely beautiful and looks slightly different from every vantage point as you drive around. If you're there in the middle of summer and can make the drive all the way around the park, I would... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Rim Drive has lots of places to pull off and enjoy Crater Lake from a number of vantage points. Don't just settle for the view from the visitors center. Take the Rim Drive and stop along the way, you will not regret it.

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