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Closures and Delays at Crater Lake

May 20, 2005

Closures and Delays at Crater Lake
May 20, 2005 – NTA has learned that Crater Lake National Park will be undergoing extensive road and building construction during the summer months. The park is currently reporting the following delays and closures:

  • Most of Rim Drive and and all of the North Entrance Road are currently closed. Rim Drive is now open from Rim Village to Discovery Point. Highway 62 and the road to Rim Village are also open. Snowy and icy road conditions can still occur this time of year. Be alert for snow plows on the road. Please call ahead for the most current weather and road conditions. (541-594-3000)
  • The Steel Information Center, located at Park Headquarters, is open daily (except December 25) from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Rim Visitor Center is currently CLOSED.
  • The US Post Office (located in the Steel Center) is open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM except holidays.
  • Crater Lake Lodge will open on May 25, 2005.
  • Mazama Village Motor Inn, Campground and Campstore, and Lost Creek Campground are currently CLOSED.
  • No gasoline is available in the park this time of the year. Please plan ahead!
  • The cafeteria and gift shop at Rim Village are now closed to prepare for an upcoming construction project. Snacks are available for sale at the Steel Information Center during hours of operation (9:00 AM-5:00 PM daily).
  • A temporary gift shop is now open at Rim Village (9:00 AM-4:30 PM daily) in the historic Community House. A temporary food service trailer is also now available in the same area.
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