9 Things To Do Near Crater Lake After You Explore The Iconic Lake

For many, Crater Lake is a bucket-list destination that’s a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. But not for Oregonians. Here in the Beaver State, we count ourselves lucky each and every day to be surrounded by so much stunning natural beauty and wonder, much of which is easily accessible and experienced. So when we visit Crater Lake for a weekend road trip, we want to experience *all* this superlative place has to offer. We want to go well below the surface of this 1,949-foot lake, and seek out adventures of every variety. And happily, there’s so much more to this iconic lake than meets the eye; there’s an entire world of wonder waiting to be explored, in fact! Here are just nine things you can do near Crater Lake after marveling at this breathtaking cerulean blue pool.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

Did you know about all these adventures near Crater Lake? This stunning wonder is just waiting to be explored — so go out and have an only-in-Oregon adventure!

From May through October, the entrance fee for most vehicles is $30, so keep that in mind when planning your trip. For more information about visiting Crater Lake, visit the NPS website.