Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park

Visitor Services

Visitor Centers

Steel Visitor Center

Hours of Operation: Open daily, except December 25th
November to April 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
May to October 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Phone: (541)594-3100

Location: Park Headquarters

Special Programs: An 18-minute film, Crater Lake: The Mirror of Heaven, is shown every half hour.

Exhibits: Exhibits provide park orientation.

Available Facilities: Post Office at Steel Visitor Center open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, except holidays.

Rim Visitor Center

Hours of Operation: June through September, 9:30 AM-5:00 PM

Phone: (541)594-3090

Location: Rim Village

Exhibits: Exhibits on geology and lake research are located in the nearby Sinnott Memorial Overlook, open July through September.

Available Facilities: Crater Lake Lodge is located nearby.


Visit the Crater Lake Natural History Association Bookstore at


Crater Lake Lodge

Crater Lake Lodge has 71 rooms and is normally open mid-May through mid-October. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. (541)830-8700

Mazama Village Motor Inn

Mazama Village Motor Inn has 40 units and is located in the Mazama Village complex. It is open June through early October, and reservations are recommended. (541)830-8700

For more information, contact Xanterra Parks and Resorts.

Where To Eat

Annie Creek Restaurant (at Mazama Village) - Closes September 17th.

Mazama Village Camper Store - Closes October 15th.

Rim Village Cafe and Gifts - Open daily.

Crater Lake Lodge Dining Room - Closes October 15th.