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Crater Lake National Park

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Address: Crater Lake National Park, OR
Phone Number: +1 (541) 594-3000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Beautiful lake which is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park.

Beautiful lake which is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park.

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A definite visit!

Absolutely beautiful. As you drive around , the views change ! The blue color is breath taking. If you camp , beware it's pretty chilly in the morning up there!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Huizen, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We made a daytrip from Union Creek! It was a sunny day, so lots of stunning views on the lake! We did a hike to Garfield 's Peak ( about 5 miles) , with dazzling vieuws ! Steep climbing, but very worth it! You'll see the lake from a different perspective, when only driving the "ordinary " Rim Drive, like... More 

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Baiting Hollow, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. As you drive around , the views change ! The blue color is breath taking. If you camp , beware it's pretty chilly in the morning up there!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited Crater Lake National Park on a Sunday. We read on Tripadvisor that the north entrance got backed up with vehicles trying to enter the park. We arrived at the North entrance around 10 am. There was one pay booth open and we waited 15-20 minutes to get in. The cost was $15. We stopped at... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the deepest lake in the US and one of the bluest as well, the views are just incredible. There are tons of pull offs along the road, lots of hikes you can take and the views are spectacular! There are a couple of places you can buy food, the visitor center has bathrooms and there are some porta... More 

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Acton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came in from the west entrance. Guess what first day of fall it was snowing. I didn't realize that Crater Lake gets over 500 in of snow a year. Was in a white out for several miles. Came to the Rim and all of a sudden the clouds party and what I saw was pure beauty. the lake is so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Biked around Crater Lake on the annual Ride the Rim day where most of the Rim Road is closed to vehicle traffic. A very unique vista as you peer down into a deep blue lake surrounded by the walls the old (hopefully dormant) volcano. The road is very bikeable but it starts at 6,500 ft in elevation so taking it... More 

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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stop reading reviews and just go visit for yourself. This place was beautiful. Deepest lake in the United States and the water is bluer than anything we have ever seen. The drive up is also beautiful. Get out and see this amazing country!

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in Oregon, this is a must see. Absolutely stunning. I have been there twice and every time it is absolutely jaw droppingly beautiful

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The vistas, viewpoints and beauty is unsurpassed. The 22 mile "Around the Rim" drive will provide unique views of the lake and Wizard Island. Check the the webcam and weather reports prior to heading to Crater. The experience is not the same without a clear day (obviously).

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent the better part of 2 days visitng this incredible place. It should definitely be on people's bucket list. The natural beauty is just breath-taking, and on a clear day every single overlook offers quality views. Must dos include the film at the visitor center (south side), rim drive (about 4-5 hours), and short hikes to incredible overlooks.Also, near... More 

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