Where is Crater Lake National Park?

Answer Crater Lake National Park is in the southwest portion of Oregon. It is approximately five hours by car from Portland, the state's largest city. Because of its high elevation, however, it gets rough... Read More »

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How to Enjoy Crater Lake National Park?

Located atop Mount Mazama in Oregon, Crater Lake National Park is snowbound longer than most other national parks. With an average annual snowfall of more than 500 inches, park activities are limit... Read More »

When did Crater Lake become a national park?

Crater Lake, in southern Oregon, became a national park on May 22, 1902, according to the National Park Service. The lake, deepest in the United States, became a national park in large part because... Read More »

Where is crater lake national park located?

Crater Lake National Park is located in southern Oregon in the Cascade mountain range. The nearest major city is Medford, Oregon, which is approximately 80 miles from the park. From Portland, Orego... Read More »

Are there midges in Crater Lake National Park in the summer?

Midge larva have been found in the sediment on the bottom of Crater Lake. During the summertime, the larva become pupa; during this stage they are encased on a cocoon which floats to the surface o... Read More »