Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park

At A Glance

Things To Know Before You Come

Current Information

Roads and Trails

**Please call (541)594-3000 for the most current weather, road, and avalanche danger information.**

Hwy 62 through the park and the road to park headquarters are OPEN. The road to Rim Village and lake viewing is currently CLOSED due to heavy snow. North Entrance Road and Rim Drive are CLOSED for the season. Please phone ahead for the latest road status and weather conditions (541)594-3000. Roads can be icy and snowy this time of year. Please use caution!

Current Southern Oregon road conditions in and around the park can be found at www.tripcheck.com.

All cross country ski trails are open, except Mount Scott.

The only legal snowmobiling in the park is on the 9-miles of the North Entrance Road, accessible from Hwy 138. Snowmobiling is not permitted at any other location in the park.

Facilities and Services

The Steel Information Center, located at Park Headquarters, is open daily (except December 25) from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The US Post Office (located in the Steel Center) is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, except holidays.

Rim Village Cafe and Gifts is open daily from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, unless the road to Rim Village is closed due to heavy snowfall.

Ranger Led Snowshoe Walks are available on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00pm. Phone ahead for reservations (541)594-3100. Snowshoes are provided.

Rim Visitor Center is CLOSED for the season.

Crater Lake Lodge and Mazama Village Motor Inn are CLOSED for the season.

Annie Creek Restaurant and Gift Store (located at Mazama Village) is CLOSED for the season.

Mazama Campground and Lost Creek Campground are CLOSED for the season. The only camping available is backcountry camping and a permit (available at the Steel Visitor Center) is required.

Gasoline is not available in the park this time of year. Please plan accordingly!

Snow and Precipitation

**Please call Park Dispatch (8:00 AM to 4:30 PM daily) at (541)594-3000 for the most current weather, road, and avalanche danger information.**