Experience Crater Lake National Park: True Blue Forever

Oregon’s Crater Lake is a spectacular place that contains the purest water on Earth. For generations, it has inspired wonder in families, artists, and scientists alike.

The Crater Lake National Park Trust is a charitable nonprofit organization that helps to protect, promote, and enhance Crater Lake National Park, its unique water purity, and its value for human inspiration and knowledge.  You can also view a short video about our work.

We encourage you to explore, to discover, and to share your stories. 

Crater Lake: A History

First photo of Crater Lake, Peter Britt 1874. Courtesy of NPS.

Created by the explosion of Mt. Mazama 7,700 years ago, Crater Lake has long inspired reverence and wonder.

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Getting Here

Crater Lake National Park has to be seen to be believed. Come in the summer or winter. Here's how to get here.

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Ranger-Guided Snowshoe Walks

Park service rangers lead guided snowshoe tours at the lake each winter. They're free! Learn more about them.

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Tax Deductibility

You can support the Crater Lake Trust and with a charitable contribution and save money on your taxes.

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Support Crater Lake

The Trust depends on your tax-deductible donations to help students, teachers, and visitors to share in the excitement of this great natural wonder.

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Crater Lake is one of
Oregon's '7 Wonders'


Crater Lake License Plates

For just $20, you can join some 200,000 Oregon residents and show your support for Crater Lake by purchasing a Crater Lake License Plate.

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Contact Us

Email Us:
info@craterlaketrust.org

Write Us:
Crater Lake National Park Trust
PO Box 62
Crater Lake, OR 97604

Call Us:
(541) 770-1179

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Find us on Twitter:
@CraterLakeTrust

Discover Southern Oregon On the Go

Southern Oregon is home to world-class fishing and rafting rivers, mountains for skiing, biking and hiking, and green valleys that produce award-winning wines. It's also home to North America's deepest lake and Oregon's only National Park, Crater Lake.

There's so much to discover in Southern Oregon. Get going!

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