Crater Lake National Park Trails

To find trails in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon select a region or trail below.

Crater Lake National Park: Mazama :: Crater Lake, OR

On a plateau of lodgepole pines above the picturesque, deeply eroded drainage of Annie Creek sits this campground at the gateway to Crater Lake National Park. Crater Lake was formed some 7,700 years ago when the ancient volcano Mount Mazama collapsed

Crater Lake National Park: Lost Creek :: Crater Lake, OR

Next to Sand Creek Canyon, en route to the Pinnacles, this campground threaded by Lost Creek occupies a quiet, shady stand of lodgepole pines.

Crater Lake National Park: Lost Creek Campground :: Medford, OR

There’s one thing to know about Lost Creek Campground: get there as early as possible and stake your claim. Bribe someone if you have to. Here’s the deal: Lost Creek is one of only two campgrounds inside the boundary of Crater Lake National Park. And

Crater Lake National Park: Mount Scott :: Eugene, OR

Travel into the fiery past of Mount Mazama on this 5.2-mile out-and back to the park’s highest peak, where sprawling views of the deepest lake in the United States await.

Crater Lake National Park: Winter Circumnavigation :: Medford, OR

Circle Crater Lake in serenity and grandeur on snowshoes or skis.

Annie Creek Loop :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

This little orphan of a hike (Get it? Annie?) would be high on the list of magnificent trails at Crater Lake National Park except that there are no views of the lake. Instead the trail explores a spectacular and fascinating ash canyon. Annie Cree

Garfield Peak :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

A gorgeous trail beginning at Crater Lake Lodge and climbing a narrow, rocky ridge with cliffs dropping directly to Crater Lake. Outstanding vista from the summit. Garfield Peak is not named for a US president or a cartoon cat. It is named for a form

Mount Scott :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

A splendid panorama of all of Crater Lake and much of Southern Oregon from the highest point in Crater Lake National Park. If Crater Lake is the scenic highlight of Oregon, the Mount Scott Trail is the ultimate hike in Crater Lake National Park. If y

Red Cone Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Red Cone Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 411 feet long and begins at 6,240 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 21 feet.

Mount Scott Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Mount Scott Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 7,680 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,334 feet. The Moun

Garfield Peak Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Garfield Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 7,100 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,386 feet. The Cr

Lightning Spring Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lightning Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at 7,165 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,437 feet. Alo

Wizard Island Summit Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Wizard Island Summit Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 6,176 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 898 feet. T

Pacific Crest Trail Alternate :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Pacific Crest Trail Alternate is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 11.0 miles long and begins at 7,605 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,604

Mount Scott Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Mount Scott Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 7,680 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,334 feet. The Moun

Pacific Crest Trail Alternate :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Pacific Crest Trail Alternate is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 11.0 miles long and begins at 7,605 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,604

Sun Notch Phantom Ship View Point Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Sun Notch Phantom Ship View Point Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 7,029 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain o

Watchman Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Watchman Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 7,605 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 471 feet. The Watchman

Garfield Peak Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Garfield Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 7,100 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,386 feet. The Cr

Lady of the Woods Loop :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lady of the Woods Loop is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 6,474 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 305 feet. The B

Lightning Spring Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lightning Spring Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 6,875 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of

Grouse Hill Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Grouse Hill Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 202 feet long and begins at 6,615 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 7 feet

Wizard Island Summit Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Wizard Island Summit Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 6,929 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 898 feet. T

Cleetwood Cove Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Cleetwood Cove Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 6,823 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 1,025 feet. Along th

Annie Creek Spur Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Annie Creek Spur Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 6,022 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 475 feet. The A

Guardrail Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Guardrail Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 6,022 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 127 feet.

Godfrey Glen Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Godfrey Glen Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 6,060 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 329 feet. Near the

Annie Creek Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Annie Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 5,725 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,232 feet. The Amph

Pacific Crest Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Pacific Crest Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Jackson County and Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Crater Lake National Park, Sky Lakes Wilderness Area, and Winema National Forest. It is 48.3 miles long a

Sun Notch Phantom Ship View Point Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Sun Notch Phantom Ship View Point Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 7,029 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain o

Lightning Spring Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lightning Spring Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 6,875 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 6,389 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 90 feet.

Lady of the Woods Loop :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lady of the Woods Loop is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 6,474 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 305 feet. The B

Grouse Hill Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Grouse Hill Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 202 feet long and begins at 6,615 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 7 feet

Watchman Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Watchman Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 7,605 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 471 feet. The Watchman

Cleetwood Cove Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Cleetwood Cove Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 6,823 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 1,025 feet. Along th

Lightning Spring Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Lightning Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at 7,165 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,437 feet. Alo

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Castle Crest Wildflower Trail is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 6,391 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 135 feet

Red Cone Backcountry Campsite :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Red Cone Backcountry Campsite is a hiking trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park. It is 411 feet long and begins at 6,240 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 21 feet.

Crater Lake Pinnacles :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

A short, fascinating route to the Pinnacles area of Crater Lake National Park from the opposite direction. The Pinnacles are very tall, narrow spires formed when escaping gas hardened columns of the surrounding loose volcanic ash; the unhardened ash

Plaikni Falls :: Crater Lake National Park, OR

Wildflowers, a quiet canyon, and a beautiful waterfall on an easy and accessible trail. The newest trail at Crater Lake National Park, this quiet and easy path takes visitors away from the crowds of the Rim Drive and into the canyon of an extremely p

Rogue Umpqua Scenic Byway :: Shady Cove, OR

A 180-mile drive on a National Forest Service Scenic Byway through the Rogue and Umpqua River valleys, past lakes and waterfalls into the southern Oregon Cascade Mountains. From Roseburg, the drive heads east through the Umpqua River’s spectacular na

Upper Klamath Basin :: Chiloquin, OR

The sites described in this section include those north of the city of Klamath Falls. Habitats range from the high-elevation forests of Crater Lake National Park to the wet meadows around Fort Klamath to the open waters of Agency and Upper Klamath La

Pacific Crest Trail :: Willamette National Forest, OR

Pacific Crest Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Deschutes County, Lane County, Jackson County, Douglas County, and Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Diamond Peak Wilderness Area, Willamette National Forest, Mount Thielsen Wilderness Area, Crate

Union Creek Trail :: Union Creek, OR

This hike follows closely along Union Creek, a stream that starts 15 miles away and 3000 feet higher on the western flanks of Union Peak in Crater Lake National Park.

Union Peak :: Fort Klamath, OR

Crater Lake National Park is Oregon’s only national park. The centerpiece, Crater Lake, is one of the deepest lakes in the world. It is the caldera of the ancient volcano, Mount Mazama, and the peaks surrounding the lake are all that remains of the m

Road 805 :: Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, OR

Road 805 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Jackson County, Oregon. It is within Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and Crater Lake National Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 4,591 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles

Road 805 :: Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, OR

Road 805 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Jackson County, Oregon. It is within Crater Lake National Park and Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 4,591 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles

National Creek Falls :: Crater Lake, OR

Spring-fed cascades are a sure thing for waterfall lovers. Low snowpack, dry winter, long summer—no problem. The sun rises, and spring-fed falls are full. National Creek Falls near Crater Lake National Park is one such dandy. At just under a mile, it

Mount McLoughlin :: Klamath Falls, OR

Located in the heart of volcano country, 9,495-foot Mount McLoughlin rises above the pristine Sky Lakes Wilderness. It’s a difficult trek to the top of this Cascade volcano. Along the way you pass through a scenic forest of Douglas fir and western