Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park

Who's Who at the Park

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Crater Lake Natural History Association

The Crater Lake Natural History Association, established in 1942, is an officially recognized National Park Service non-profit cooperating association dedicated to advancing educational and scientific activities at Crater Lake National Park and Oregon Caves National Monument.

Crater Lake National Park Trust

The mission and vision of The Crater Lake National Park Trust is to help protect, promote, and enhance Crater Lake National Park, its unique water purity, and its value for human inspiration and knowledge. The Trust envisions a future in which Crater Lake National Park is widely recognized as an Oregon icon and a national treasure; in which the Park serves as a thriving laboratory and classroom; and in which every Oregonian and growing numbers of others feel a deep connection and love for Crater Lake. Their work is guided by their board and strategic plan.

Friends of Crater Lake National Park

Founded in 1993, Friends of Crater Lake National Park is a non-profit organization cooperating with the National Park Service in the stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Crater Lake National Park. Cooperation may be provided through supporting appropriate visitor opportunities to observe, experience and understand the character of the area; working with park staff in completing special projects; and taking the lead in fund raising for special projects.

Crater Lake Centennial License Plates

The Crater Lake Centennial License Plate is available for Oregon residents from Oregon DMV. Money from license plate sales goes helps fund an endowment created to support the park's new Science and Learning Center.

The Crater Lake Ski Patrol

Established in 1983, the Crater Lake Ski Patrol is an integral part of winter operations at the park. Highly trained patrol members provide information and assistance to park visitors, and participate in park search and rescue operations. Patrol members coordinate closely with park staff on a variety of tasks. In turn, Crater Lake National Park develops and maintains a skilled and capable cadre of volunteer patrol members to assist visitors through out the winter.