Crater Lake in southern Oregon is just under 7 hours from the SF Bay Area. It is a National Park of unmatched beauty. You can find incredible views on energizing hikes around the rim of this collapsed volcano. Camp in at Mazama Village or stay at the Crater Lake Lodge.
|Entrance fee:||$10 per car|
Use: Crater Lake National Park, OR
|Parking:||Fairly easy in the off season. There is free parking and pull-outs all along the 33 mile rim for beautiful views.|
|Tent Camping:||$21 a night|
There are many trails to hike. Find the visitor center for a map of locations interesting to you! There are a few less strenuous hikes that sometimes include self guided tour pamphlets.
The rim is 33 miles long and includes trails all along its perimeter.
The views are incredibly accessible by car.
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