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Crater Lake National Park Travel Guide

Park Essentials

Accessibility

All the overlooks along Rim Drive are accessible to those with impaired mobility, as are Crater Lake Lodge, the facilities at Rim Village, and Steel Information Center. A half-dozen accessible campsites are available at Mazama Campground.

Park Fees and Permits

Admission to the park is $10 per vehicle, good for seven days. Backcountry campers and hikers must obtain a free wilderness permit at Rim Visitor Center or Steel Information Center for all overnight trips.

Park Hours

Crater Lake National Park is open 24 hours a day year-round; however, snow closes most park roadways October through June. Lodging and dining facilities usually are open from late May to mid-October. The park is in the Pacific time zone.

ATMs/Banks

The Mazama Camper Store near the park's Annie Spring entrance station and Rim Village Gift Shop have ATMs. Look for banks in nearby towns.

Contacts

Mazama Village Camper Store (Mazama Village Rd., near Annie Spring entrance station, Crater Lake National Park, OR, 97604. 541/594–2255 or 888/774–2728. www.craterlakelodges.com.)

Automobile Service Stations

Contacts

Mazama Village (Mazama Village Rd., near Annie Spring entrance station, Crater Lake National Park, OR, 97604. 541/594–2255 or 888/774–2728. www.craterlakelodges.com.)

Cell Phone Reception

Cell phone reception in the park is unreliable. You'll find public telephones at Crater Lake Lodge and outside the Mazama Village store.

Emergencies

Dial 911 for all emergencies in the park. Park police are based at park headquarters, next to Steel Information Center.

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