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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park, OR
+1 541-594-3000
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Crater Lake 3-Day Tour from Portland
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Beautiful lake which is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rim drive” (226 reviews)
“wizard island” (176 reviews)
“boat tour” (150 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Crater Lake National Park, OR
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+1 541-594-3000
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Reviewed today via mobile

The family really loved the natural beauty of this park! The rim drive gave great opportunities to see the lake from many angles. If you are physically able, hike down to the water for a more unique perspective! (Though the park map lists it as...More

Thank Cphillipaz
Reviewed yesterday

Gorgeous, stunning, a sheer delight. Driving around the rim, there are plenty of roomy turnouts so the driver doesn't have to feel "gypped" (or the passenger(s) guilty) about not getting to see enough of it.

Thank Louisa N
Reviewed yesterday

Taking the rim Trolley around Crater Lake is the best way to see everything as a forest ranger explains what you are seeing. Several stops along the rim affords one plenty of viewing of Wizards Island, the lake, the mountains and of course photo taking.

Thank Pat T
Reviewed yesterday

We camped nearby and made the short trip the the mis-named crater - it should be called a caldera (you'll find that out!). As we approached the ring road. we pulled into almost every pull-over for the views- SPECTACULAR! We couldn't drive all the way...More

Thank MisterMike53
Reviewed yesterday

Takes your breath away. Well worth the trip. Be sure to stop at the visitors center and see the film about the creation of the lake. Also stop at Rim Village Lodge and see the history display. The road around the lake has numerous pull...More

Thank nb906
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Crater lake is beautiful! Sucked that much needed construction was going on. The gift shop is a bit pricey.

Thank Pryor5mom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've seen lots of friends visit this park through social media through the years. To me, this place just ended up being a bucket list item to check off to say I've been there. The lake is the deepest in the US and 7th in...More

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are anywhere in the state of Oregon or Northern California you must make an effort to get to Crater Lake. The vistas are breathtaking. The minute you reach the crest of the crater and catch your first glimpse of the deepest blue water...More

Thank How W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Like the Grand Canyon, you can't really adequately visualize the place without being there. After entering the park, you pass by pumice fields and then climb to the rim. We came from the North and had to head all the way around to the left...More

1  Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love nature, adventure, and hiking. The best trail for diversity and views was the Garfield Peak trail from behind the Lodge. A little bit of everything and you won't be let down. A 1.7 mile trail one way with an elevation gain of 780...More

Thank Mark S
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Nearby Restaurants
Crater Lake Lodge Dining Room
452 reviews
.28 km away
Beckie's Cafe
480 reviews
24.61 km away
Diamond Lake Resort
55 reviews
29.57 km away
Diamond Lake Junction Cafe and Fuel Station Oregon
62 reviews
32.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Crater Lake
332 reviews
1.84 km away
Rim Drive
428 reviews
5.54 km away
Wizard Island
125 reviews
2.66 km away
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TucsonBorn
30 July 2017|
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Response from SailoroftheStars | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as you plan on spending time seeing the lake from different vantage points, visiting for souvenirs and possibly eating then no problem. You need to start early in the morning.
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Jdb49
8 July 2017|
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Response from premkala16 | Reviewed this property |
Diamond lake has a lodge and camping. Is 8 miles from the park entrance. There are some small cabins at Union Creek which is about a 1/2 hour away. Union creek has a small cafe and a small store as well. Diamond lake... More
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