Extra pair pays off in Crater Lake Rim Runs
- August 9, 2009
Even though Justin Karr had finished his competition earlier Saturday, the 20-year-old from Tigard played
a major role in determining the winner of the 34th annual Crater Lake Rim Runs marathon.
USGS volcanologist Charles Bacon gives Mount Mazama geologic history talk -
June 23, 2009
On a beautiful and clear June 23rd evening, United States Geological Survey geologist Charles "Charlie" Bacon gave a lecture in the historic
Community House at the
Rim Village in Crater Lake National Park.
USGS volcanologist Charles Bacon receives award at Crater Lake National Park -
June 23, 2009
On the night of June 23rd, at Crater Lake's Rim Village Community Center, Dr. Charles Bacon was recognized for his many years of work toward the "evolution of Mount Mazama," and
presented with the Department of Interior's Superior Service Award.
Lichen Survey Hits the Jackpot One-Day "BioBlitz" Uncovers 61 Species Not Previously Recorded at Crater Lake
- Summer/Fall 2009
In the summer of 2008, 3 lichen experts and 39 volunteers teamed up for a one-day Lichen BioBlitz at Crater Lake National Park to raise awareness of these
fascinating organisms arid to catalogue their diversity. On August 23rd, in the course of a 7-hour survey, the investigators nearly doubled the number of lichen species recorded in the
Family fun day planned at Crater Lake -
September 11, 2008
Crater Lake National Park will host a family day from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, with free admission, special programs and — for the first 500 visitors — free
root beer floats.
Meissner, Shelton take Crater Lake run: Oregon runners become first-time marathon winners in 33rd annual event -
August 10, 2008
Sean Meissner capitalized on a colossal mistake, while Ashland's Jenn Shelton was in need of a workout. But the two runners
came away as the male and female marathon winners in the 33rd Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon on Saturday.
Locals Impress - Area runners win 2 short runs - August 10, 2008
Chris Reed had a simple plan for Saturday morning. The Klamath Union graduate intended to be a rabbit for four-time 13-mile champion
Trevor Hanlin during the 33rd annual running of the Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon.
Meissner, Shelton win Crater Lake marathons - August 10, 2008
No one was more surprised to finish first in the longest race of the 33rd annual Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon Saturday than Sean
50 spots remain for Crater Lake Rim Runs -
July 20, 2008
Of the available 500 spots, just 50 remain for the 33rd annual Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon that will be contested Saturday, Aug. 9, at Crater Lake National Park. All
registrations will close Aug. 6, and all registrations received will carry a $20 late fee.
Crater Lake Rim Run spots going -
June 24, 2008
Less than a third of the available 500 spots for the 33rd annual Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon remain with about six weeks
left before the competition at Crater Lake National Park.
Cycle Oregon: This year's tour includes Diamond, Crater Lakes
- September 12, 2007
Cycle Oregon 2007 participants puffed and grunted Tuesday from
Diamond Lake to Crater Lake, around the caldera’s rim, and back
to Diamond Lake again for the third leg of their nearly 500-mile
Bicyclers pedal and party their way through state
- September 10, 2007
Cycle Oregon is a nearly 500-mile, weeklong bicycle trip
that climbs and dips over the Cascades and back around again, but as strenuous
as it may seem, some insist it’s more like a party than an endurance test....
Lake Rim Runs Recap
August 13, 2007
Last Thursday I headed south for
my annual trip to Crater Lake National Park. Nine of the past 10
years, beginning in 1998, I've spent the second weekend of
August at Crater Lake to enjoy the spectacular views...
Runs Bring Out
August 13, 2007
Martin Balding missed the first three Crater Lake Rim Runs
marathons because he didn’t know about the race.
Personal Bests, Shed Baggage
August 12, 2007
Among his friends, Jeff Caba is known as
“Second-place Caba.” Saturday morning in the 32nd annual Crater Lake Rim
Runs marathon, the 37-year-old from Bend may have rid himself of that moniker.
Cycle Oregon 2007:
The Week Ride
- Jun 3, 2007
Why do you want to experience the 20th Anniversary Ride? Because
for this special occasion, we’re going to show you the best of
Oregon on two wheels. When? September 8-15, 2007
America's Largest Bald Eagle
December 19, 2006
America's national symbol, the bald eagle, will be
celebrated at the Annual Klamath Basin Winter Wings Festival, February 15-18...
Army veteran finally gets to run -
August 14, 2006
During a military career that
spanned 20 years, Eddie Hahn registered twice for the Crater
Lake Rim Runs marathon. Both times, he was called to duty
right before the race.
Crater Lake hosts marathon -
August 13, 2006
With temperatures hovering around 40 degrees at the
start and an average elevation of about 7,000 feet
throughout the course, the runners at Saturday's Crater Lake
Rim Runs marathon knew they were in for a tough race.
'What you see is what you get' -
August 12, 2006
Bob Freirich is a long-time Klamath
Basin coach who helped found the Crater Lake Rim Runs and
Marathon (which are being run today for the 31st straight
Crater Lake Symposium Convenes Researchers - Fall/Winter 2006
A symposium of recent research in Crater Lake National Park was held at the 86th meeting of the Pacific Division of the American
Association for the Advancement of Science on 15 June 2005. The meeting was held at Southern Oregon University, in Ashland, Oregon.
Crater Lake bicycle ride: 100
years, 100 miles - August 25, 2005
More than 100 bicyclists will be wheeling around the Wood River
Valley and Crater Lake National Park Saturday during the
first-ever Crater Lake Century ride.
Rim runs, marathon an oxymoron -
As it has for 29 years previous, the Crater Lake
Rim Runs and Marathon challenged, literally and figuratively, runners
from around the United States, and the world.
Layne claims victory in first trip
to Crater Lake Rim Runs -
Now living in Bend, Layne won the 13-mile race
during Saturday's 30th anniversary running of the Crater Lake Rim Runs
and Marathon, and finished in one hour, 32 minutes and 29 seconds.
Hawkes wins marathon - August 14, 2005
Klamath Falls victories in the longest race of the Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon have been few.
Bricco wins despite pain - August 14, 2005
For almost four miles Saturday, Amy Bricco ran in pain. The Oregon Tech distance ace persevered with the skin of her little toe literally tearing apart, and was the women's winner at the 30th annual Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon.
Hill, Glidden remember '84 race well - August 13, 2005
Leonard Hill and Alden Glidden remember well the 1984 Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon. Hill ran his only marathon in the Linkville Lopers' only 26.2-mile race.
Parking a concern at Rim Runs - August 11, 2005
In a normal year, Bob Freirich would be ecstatic at the number
of entries in the Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon.
Festival blooms in Jacksonville -
April 7, 2005
"The warm weather of February pushed the normal blooming
time forward by two weeks," says Jacksonville Woodlands
Association President Larry Smith.
Cycle Oregon to tour Crater Lake -
February 29, 2004
Crater Lake National Park will be the focus this year of the
17th annual Cycle Oregon bicycle tour.
Conference to celebrate frontier poet - September 24, 2004
Miller became an archetype for the Western frontiersman through his exploits living among the Wintus Tribe and as a gold miner, Pony Express rider, gunfighter, judge, journalist, author, poet,
playwright, rogue and hero.
Shields remembers first Crater
Lake races - August
What started out as a family outing has become one of this
country's toughest marathons, and Frank Shields remembers the first race
Lindgren, Hanlin repeat as Crater Lake Rim Run winners - August 16, 2004
Liz Lindgren only wanted to see how well her summer training had been. In the process, the 21-year-old Klamath Union graduate made Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon history in becoming the first person to win an event three straight years.
Astronomy programs set for this weekend - July 29, 2004
John Dobson will bring his sidewalk astronomy to the
Fort Klamath County Museum Friday and Diamond Lake Resort Saturday. Both programs will begin at 8 p.m.
Ski races at Crater Lake on Saturday - February 4, 2004
Plentiful snow should greet participants for Saturday's 27th annual Crater Lake Wilderness Races at Crater Lake National Park.
Participants call Rim Run
volunteers the 'best anywhere'
- September 02, 2003
Having just completed the 28th year of the Crater Lake Rim Run
and Marathon, my wife and we would like to express our thanks to
our supporters and the 130 to 150 dedicated volunteers who
yearly man the positions along the course in Crater Lake
Lindgren wins 2nd women's
6.7-mile run; Gregg wins men's
Conditions at the start of the Crater Lake Rim Runs and
Marathon couldn't have been more different from those in
Klamath Falls native wins marathon -
Klamath Falls native Randy Bailey battled through stomach pains to win
his first Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon title in a time of 2 hours,
56 minutes and 58 seconds, more than 12 minutes ahead of his nearest
Winners have no trouble with hills at end of race -
More than one runner has cursed the long, steep, windy hill
that culminates at the finish line of the 13-mile run of the Crater Lake Rim
Runs and Marathon.
Renowned oceanographer featured speaker at
Crater Lake symposium: Dr. Sylvia Earle to participate in centennial celebration - September 18, 2002
Dr. Sylvia Earle, known as "Her Deepness" for her deep water explorations, will be the featured speaker at "Crater Lake: A Tapestry of
Inspiration," a three-day symposium celebrating Crater Lake National Park's centennial.
Navy pilot drops in to Crater
Lake, again - August 27, 2002
years after literally dropping into Crater Lake, Bill
Boardman dropped by for Monday's Crater Lake National Park
first-ever alumni reunion.
Crater Lake centennial party: Celebration amid the smoke -
August 26, 2002
Crater Lake National Park's Rim Village parking
area, usually swarming with coming-and-going cars and RVs, was filled
instead with people trying to stay warm in unseasonable, but not
unusual, cool temperatures.
Celebration day: Crater Lake
National Park transformed for festivities
- August 25, 2002
"It looks like the circus has come to town,"
laughed Mac Brock as he surveyed the Rim Village parking lot at Crater
Lake National Park Saturday afternoon.
Happy 100th to the gem of Klamath
- August 23, 2002
If you haven't seen it, you should. There's nothing else like it
in the world, and it's right here in Klamath County. It is the
gem of this place.
Crater Lake learning center
dedicated - August 23, 2002
Five days of activities celebrating Crater Lake's 100th year as a
national park began Thursday with a nostalgic look back, and eager
glance forward during dedication ceremonies for the future home of the
Crater Lake Science and Learning Center.
Crater Lake events listed - August 22, 2002
Formal ceremonies and casual nature hikes are among the
activities slated for this weekend's celebration of Crater Lake
National Park's centennial. Friday events include the following:
Speakers set for Crater Lake - August 15, 2002
National Park Service officials, educators and Klamath
Tribes leaders will be among the speakers at upcoming Crater
Lake National Park Centennial activities.
Lindgren makes memorable win -
August 11, 2002
Stunning revelations at high
elevations: Runners experience life on the edge by pushing
their bodies to the limit on the grueling Crater Lake course
- August 11, 2002
the sun sent its first rays dancing onto the azure glass of
Crater Lake, 51-year-old Mike Shiach tore himself away from the view to
join 300 others at the start of the Crater Lake Rim Run.
Marathon has world, local flavor - August 11, 2002
Runner takes 'stroll in park' - August 11, 2002
The party is 'on' at Crater Lake
July 18, 2002
Although the park's centennial celebration doesn't hit high gear until
next month, visitors are already streaming into the park. On July 5, a
record 2,400 vehicles — which translates to more than 5,000 people —
passed though the park's two entrance stations.
Lake retains beauty after 100
years - May 22, 2002
For 17 years William Gladstone Steel generally
made a pest of himself, doggedly stumping around Oregon and the halls of
the nation's capitol advocating national park status for Crater Lake.
Crater Lake National Park
Centennial 'Let the celebration begin' 1902-2002 -
May 21, 2002
Wednesday marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of Crater Lake
National Park. The birthday of the park, the nation's sixth-oldest, will
be celebrated statewide.
The jewel turns 100: a century after it was dedicated, Crater Lake
National Park inspires wonder for millions - May 19, 2002
a moment, college student Jan Feola couldn't find the words to describe the view of the deepest
lake in the United States.
Crater Lake alumni sought
May 09, 2002
People who worked at Crater Lake National Park are being invited
to attend a first-ever Crater Lake Alumni Reunion in August.
National park's father returns: Will Steele
on stage at Crater Lake - April 9, 2002
It had been a long time, but on Tuesday William Gladstone Steele, the "Father of Crater Lake National Park," made a return visit to the
place he helped to create.
Crater Lake to be subject of museum lectures
- March 30, 2002
A variety of programs revolving around this year's Crater Lake National Park centennial celebration are planned in the Klamath Basin and Southern Oregon.
Crater Lake employee reunion part
of Centennial celebration -
March 25, 2002
you ever worked at Crater Lake National Park?
If so, mark your calendars, because all current and former park
employees are invited to a reunion on Monday, Aug. 26.
Crater Lake Centennial Cookbook to
be a part of this year's celebration
- February 22, 2002
Members of the Midland Community Action Team are looking for
recipes to include in an upcoming cookbook. Rick Hadley said the cookbook will celebrate
this year's centennial celebration at Crater Lake National Park
Friends of Crater Lake
November 18, 2001
The Friends of Crater Lake, a group formed to assist with
programs at Crater Lake National Park, is taking an active role
in the park's upcoming centennial celebrating 100 years as a
run part of Williams' rich existence
- August 15, 2001
young life, Jay Williams has availed himself to an existence
rich with adventure. An ambitious hiker, he has
attempted to backpack the entire north-south route of the
Pacific Coast Trail — and will try again.
Big bash planned at park in 2002
Crater Lake National Park will hold a birthday party...and
you're invited! - March 23, 2001
Not just any party. Next year Lundy will coordinate a bash that will
involve Crater Lake National Park's usual half-million visitors along
with special guests celebrating the 100th anniversary of the park's
Hatfield to chair Crater Lake
festivities - January 05, 2001
Mark Hatfield was only about 12 years old when
he visited Crater Lake National Park for the first time, a trip he
remembers was remarkable not only for the lake but also the young
boy-friendly squirrels and chipmunks.
Towns see cash in Crater Park
centennial: Upper Rogue Alliance unveils airstrip, byway
- September 19, 2000
Crater Lake National Park celebrates its 100th birthday in 2002, many of the
600,000 tourists that will come to admire North America’s deepest lake will
drive Highway 62.
Local Report: Registration available for Crater Lake runs
- March 10, 2000
Registration brochures are available for the 25th anniversary of
the Crater Lake Rim Runs Aug. 12 in Crater Lake National Park.
Local Report: Crater Rim deadline is near -
August 05, 1999
The 24th annual Crater Lake Rim Run will be held on Aug. 14 at
Crater Lake National Park
At Crater, they are runs with a view
- August 7, 1998
Majestic scenery will be all about, but exhaustion might prevent
some runners from enjoying it Saturday in the Crater Lake Rim Runs
Local Report: Rim Runs registration deadline approaching
- July 17, 1998
The registration deadline is approaching for the remaining 200
openings in the 1998 Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon Aug. 8 in
Crater Lake National Park.
Crater Lake Tourists' Illness Claims Paid
October 9, 1975
The federal government has
authorized payment of nearly $30,000 so far to tourists
plagued by gastrointestinal illness at Crater Lake National
Park last summer.
New Crater Lake Sickness Blamed on First Outbreak
August 16, 1975
A federal health officer said
yesterday that water at Crater Lake National Park apparently
is not responsible for the new outbreak of a
Public Deceived? Crater Lake Hearings
August 8, 1975
The National Park Service and
the Senate Interior Committee have scheduled hearings to
investigate allegations that the public was deliberately
deceived about the existence of contaminated water at Crater
Lake National Park.
Paper charges disease cover-up
- August 4, 1975
Actions were taken at a
privately operated lodge in Crater Lake National Park to
keep the public from knowing about a gastroenteritis
sickness that eventually closed the park, it was reported
Sewage in Drinking Water: Lodge Cover-Up
August 4, 1975
Actions were taken at a
privately operated lodge in Crater Lake National Park to
keep the public from knowing about a gastroenteritis
sickness that eventually closed the park, it was reported
Oregon Declines to Fully OK Drinking Water at Crater Lake
August 1, 1975
The Oregon Health Division has
declined to fully endorse the National Park Service's
decision that the water at Crater Lake National Park is safe
enough that the park can be reopened.
Crater Lake Opening 'On' Despite Water Warnings
- July 31, 1975
Reopening plans for Crater Lake National Park are rolling right along despite
warnings from the State Health Division.
Park says Crater Lake water safe, Oregon issues health warning
- July 31, 1975
The Oregon Slate Health Division has issued a warning about drinking water
here hours after park officials announced the water supply was again safe and
Crater Lake National Park, closed since July 11 because of a contaminated
supply, would reopen Friday.
Crater Lake Visitors Still Feel Effects
July 24, 1975
Nearly a month after visiting Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, several
Modeslans still are feeling the effects of illness caused by drinking polluted
water. However, no serious complications have developed.
Crew Surveying for Pipeline
- July 24, 1975
A survey crew is at work at
Crater Lake National Park on a new three and one-half mile
pipeline from Annie Springs to Rim Village as a permanent
solution to the contaminated water problem which has closed
Park Slated to Reopen Soon
- July 21, 1975
Crater Lake National Park is
expected to reopen within days as "the most sanitary place
in the United States," Ralph Peyton, president of Crater
Lake Lodge Inc, said Friday.
Yakima, Washington Man develops
Hepatitis from Crater Lake
- July 21, 1975
A Yakima, Wash, man has become the first person known to have developed
infectious hepatitis after drinking from the polluted water system at Crater
Lake National Park in Oregon.
Crater Lake Looks at New Water Source
- July 18, 1975
A new water source may have to
be found for facilities in Crater Lake National Park, a
national park service official said Tuesday.
Crater Lake Closed, Water Contaminated
- July 14, 1975
Crater Lake National Park, which contains one of the world's most
"spectacular, blue lakes, may be closed for the summer because of contaminated
water that has made more than 500 persons ill.
Crater Lake Closes in Nausea Epidemic
- July 13, 1975
State police and forest rangers yesterday blocked
all entrances to spectacular Crater Lake National Park, containing the nation's
deepest lake, because of an outbreak of epidemic nausea which forced the park's
Oregon State Police, forest rangers close Crater Lake
- July 13, 1975
State police and forest rangers
Saturday blocked all entrances lo spectacular Crater Lake
National Park, containing the nation's deepest lake, because
of an outbreak of epidemic nausea which forced the park's
Crater Lake Discovered on Hunt for Lost Mine
- May 24, 1953
The 100th anniversary of Crater Lake in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, will be
observed this year, it has been announced by John R. Wosky, park superintendent.
Smoking Waters of Crater Lake a Great Mystery
- December 21, 1945
The Navy and the U. S. Geological Survey are on the trail of one of the west's greatest mysteries -- the smoking waters
of Crater Lake.
Scenic Volcano -
November 12, 1945
It was eight weeks ago that Oregon's famed Crater Lake began its unlakelike
burps. Two days later, a second dust-bubble broke from the surface. The third,
two weeks later, formed a cloud 300 ft. wide. Tourists began to flock to the
lake to watch. After the road was closed for the winter, in late October, the
lake uttered yet one more eructation.
Mystery Cloud On Crater Lake
- October 27, 1945
A mystery cloud, rising from
Crater Lake - site of an extinct volcano was reported today by E. P. Leavitt,
superintendent of Crater Lake National Park.
Local Man Wins Trophy in Hard Trip
- August 6, 1922
Frank W. Hudson of Oakland, driving a Ford coupe, was the first motorist to reach
Crater Lake this year over the road that leads to the famous national park from Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Crater Lake science and learning
A new facility at Crater Lake National
Park opened Friday to provide additional research and
educational opportunities to promote stewardship,
appreciation and cultural heritage of the park.
Grand Opening of Science and
Learning Center - August 24, 2006
The final renovations to two park historic
structures – the original superintendent’s residence and the
chief naturalist’s residence – have been completed.
Bldg improvements, relocation of parking
new restaurant -
July 28, 2006
Crater Lake hasn't changed much in the past thousand
years, but if you haven't visited Oregon's only national
park for a year or two, you can't help but notice that
things look different there.
Annie Creek Restaurant set to open at
Crater Lake - May 25, 2006
Annie Creek Restaurant, in Mazama Village, is part of a concession
improvement program at Crater Lake National Park.
Crater restaurant-gift shop nears completion
- January 05, 2006
Within a few months, after the snow melts and
the interior work is completed, Crater Lake National Park and Xanterra
Parks & Resorts officials believe the still-under-construction building
will help transform the park's Mazama Village.
Construction Projects Update
- June 30,
Construction has begun on the first
phase of a project to update visitor services at Rim Village
in Crater Lake National Park. A portion of the
cafeteria/gift store building is being rehabilitated as a
year-round facility for gift sales and food service.
Construction projects beginning at
Crater Lake - May
A decades-long effort to return Crater Lake
National Park's Rim Village to pedestrians will become a reality next
week when long-awaited work begins on tearing out the existing parking
Multiple construction projects
- May 23, 2005
On June 1, we will begin the first phase of a project to
update visitor services at Rim Village in Crater Lake
National Park. A portion of the cafeteria/gift store
building will be rehabilitated as a year-round facility for
gift sales and food service.
Project to Rehabilitate Rim
Crater Lake National Park is launching an exciting new
project to improve visitor services and safety at Rim Village. The project
includes relocating the existing parking lot at Rim Village to the rear of
the cafeteria building and restoring the current parking lot area to a
Science, learning center part of
park renovation - September 14, 2004
Structures built in the 1930s - two vacant residences that for many
summers housed Crater Lake's superintendent and chief naturalist - are
being renovated as an office-research center and dormitory for the
future Crater Lake Science and Learning Center.
Sinnott Memorial Overlook: new exhibit provides answers
- September 02, 2003
Thanks to a dazzling new exhibit a the Sinnott Memorial
Overlook, the open parapet built in 1930 high on the caldera
wall above Crater Lake, visitors to Crater Lake National Park
are better understanding the park's geological history.
Roadwork proposed near entrance of
Crater Lake - August 20, 2003
Rehabilitation work will be done on 7.7 miles of the West
Entrance Road, also known as the Highway 62, from Crater Lake National
Park's west boundary to the Mazama intersection in the park.
Crater Lake looking at trail
relocation, rehabilitation - June 05, 2002
backcountry trails at Crater Lake National Park that were originally built
as fire access roads may be either rehabilitated or relocated.
New work gives old look to Crater Lake buildings
- July 23, 2001
The park's popular Rim Village area is undergoing a series of
transformations this summer in preparation for next year's 100th
anniversary celebration of Crater Lake as a national park.
Crater Lake project restores purpose to Rim Village sites -
July 1, 2001
If you had taken a boat out on the crystal clear
waters of Crater Lake 70 years ago, chances are you wouldn't have
been able to locate the new Sinnott Memorial building high above on
the south rim.
Crater Lake lookout is under
renovation - August 18, 1999
The Watchman fire lookout tower and trailside museum, built in
1931-32, is being rehabilitated in the Crater Lake National Park as
part of an effort to preserve the past as well as continue the
tower's main task as a fire observation outpost.
Work will close Crater Lake trail
April 15, 1998
Visitors to the collapsed volcano that forms the nation's
deepest and clearest lake won't be able to visit the water
this summer because installation of a new fuel line will
block the only trail.
The grand old lodge reopens at
Crater Lake -
historic Crater Lake Lodge reopens in May after a seven-year
closure, visitors will have a number of new perspectives
from which to savor views of the nation's deepest lake
Crater Lake Lodge Opens Wednesday
June 5, 1938
Of interest to the many motorists who are planning their Summer vacations in
the Northwest, the opening of Crater Lake Lodge, situated in the colorful
Crater Lake National Park in Southern Oregon, is scheduled June 8, according to
advice received by P. K Allan, domestic sales manager of Tidewater Associated
Oil Company, Associated Division.
Work on Crater Lake Rim Road Shows Fast Progress - November 17, 1935
The arrival of Winter has brought to a close road construction activities which has been underway in the park during the past
Summer. The Summer witnessed the entire completion of approximately 30 per cent of the rim road and nearly 50 per cent of the remainder.
Garfield Peak trail guide -
August 28, 2008
The Crater Lake Institute has a “Garfield Peak Trail Guide: A Visual Field Guide and Trail Companion to one of Crater Lake’s Best Hikes.” The guide is useful in
helping to identify the flowers, plants, trees, birds, scats, tracks and wildlife that might be seen along the 1.7-mile long one-way trail.
Crater Lake story will air
- February 9th, 2008
The local ABC affiliate, KDKF, will air a story about Crater
Lake on its 6 p.m. newscast Sunday, according to the station. The story was filmed by a
“Good Morning America Weekend” crew this week.
Park rangers undaunted by weather
- February 8th, 2008
But undaunted by the weather,
Crater Lake National
Park rangers Don Clark and Pete Reinhardt stood by the
unseen lake Wednesday
and praised the beauty of Crater Lake during
videotaped interviews for ABC’s Good Morning America.
TV crew makes trek to Crater Lake's
rim - February 8th, 2008
Two members of a
film crew shooting footage for a Good Morning America
television segment at Crater Lake scheduled to run Sunday,
experienced an unexpected morning at the lake’s rim
- August 24, 2007
Those who enjoy national parks and saving a buck or two may want to
visit Crater Lake on Saturday.
Crater Lake Highway Renamed
- October 18,
Highway 62, the Crater Lake Highway, which runs from Medford
to near Klamath Falls will be renamed Friday in a special
dedication ceremony as Veterans Memorial Highway.
'Vets' highway' idea reaches impasse
July 26, 2006
An effort by an ad hoc group of veterans from three area
counties to designate Highway 62 as "Veterans Memorial
Highway" has reached an impasse with state officials — in
part because the state already has a highway with that name.
Senator Boxer announces National
Scenic Byway grants
- March 31, 2006
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
today announced that the California Department of
Transportation received four National Scenic Byway Program
grants totaling nearly $500,000 for the Volcanic Legacy
New parkway signs go up - October 21, 2005
Sections of Highway 39 between South Sixth
Street and Highway 97 North have been known by many names over the
years, but it's now officially the Crater Lake Parkway.
Basin residents honor Crater Lake -
After long months of work, Thursday was a chance
for Klamath County residents to reap the rewards of a quarter campaign
that features Crater Lake and the renaming of a road that leads toward
Kulongoski, Walden in town for
Oregon quarter celebration -
Gov. Ted Kulongoski will be in Klamath Falls for a two-day visit
starting Wednesday for a local celebration of the release of the
Oregon quarter featuring Crater Lake and the dedication of the
Crater Lake Parkway.
Crater Lake plates boost park
funds - August 20, 2005
Special issue Oregon license plates featuring an image of Crater Lake aren't
just pretty. They also represent money in the bank for Crater Lake National
Park's new Science and Learning Center.
Finding their place in the sun -
August 1, 2006
Crater Lake Cellars, in Shady Cove's old District 4 fire
hall next to the Union 76 station, has been open for wine
tasting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily since the tasting room
opened in November.
Make the most of Crater Lake
quarter - June
Now that everyone's pretty much vented over the fact that the
Crater Lake quarter's coming out party won't be at Crater Lake,
let's resolve to make the best of things.
Mint strikes Oregon quarter
- May 27,
Chuck Lundy, Crater Lake National Park's
superintendent, was among the group of Oregonians in Denver Thursday for
the ceremonial strike of the Oregon quarter at the U.S. Mint.
Postcards from the camps
It's a heritage that goes back to Peter Britt,
who lived in Jacksonville but made the first images of Crater Lake that
helped stir interest in making it a national park.
Celebrations planned for state
blanket special for Crater Lake
- November 23, 2004
Just in time for the holidays, Pendleton Woolen Mills has
developed an exclusive online offer that allows you to purchase one of their
renowned national park blankets and make a donation to the Crater Lake National
Park Trust at the same time.
Officials hold dedication for 500-mile scenic byway
Dedication ceremonies for a 500-mile "linear community" that
passes through Klamath and Siskiyou counties were held Thursday at the
future site of a visitor center.
Byway hits milestone: celebration
of Volcanic Legacy Road
October 12, 2004
A scenic byway that traverses the volcano-studded landscape of Southern
Oregon and Northern California will be celebrated Thursday in Mt. Shasta
Park publications on sale at Great
Basin Visitor Center
August 02, 2004
The Crater Lake Natural History Association has opened an outlet
for its various publications in the Great Basin Visitor Center
at 507 Main St. in Klamath Falls.
Governor OKs Crater Lake for
Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski Monday agreed with
the recommendation of the Oregon Commemorative Coin Commission, and said
he will forward a design featuring Crater Lake to the U.S. Mint as
Oregon's official selection for the state quarter.
Chamber has big ideas for new
quarter, promotions -
Ways of promoting Klamath County as the home of
Crater Lake National Park are being investigated by the chamber of
Postcards from the Rim -
Driving the road will take on new meaning this summer thanks to a new
publication, "Rhapsody in Blue: Historic Rim Drive," by park historian
Stephen Mark with a funky, retro graphic design by Mary Williams Hyde.
Guidebooks help reveal new ways to explore Oregon
April 25, 2004
Normally, when I'm planning an outing, the routine includes making
copies of pages from hiking guides about specific trails or climbs.
Those few pages weigh much less than the whole book.
Crater Lake tops list of specialty
plates, raises $1.1 million
- February 26, 2004
While most Oregon motorists are content with
standard issue Douglas fir license plate, an increasing number of
drivers have switched to the deep blue of Crater Lake.
Crater Lake license plates raise
more than money - January 27, 2004
License plates featuring Crater Lake are doing more than
raising money. They're also raising awareness about Crater Lake National
Park as a tourist destination.
Volcanic Scenic Byway gets large
grant: Volcanic half-million to be spent on California
section of scenic road -
The California portion of the Volcanic Legacy
Scenic Byway and All American Road, which runs from the
Oregon-California state line on Highway 97 to Lassen Volcanic National
Park, was recently awarded two grants from the Federal Highway
Administration for a $490,600.
County repaid for Crater Lake license loan - January 07, 2003
Popularity of the Crater Lake centennial license
plates is proving to be good news for Klamath County.
Crater Lake license plate
available in Oregon
August 25, 2002
you are an Oregon vehicle owner and wish to support Crater
Lake National Park, while displaying a beautiful license
plate, you can now do that. An Act of the Oregon legislature
was passed in July 2001 to establish the Crater Lake
Centennial License Plate program in honor of Crater Lake
National Park’s centennial.
Long lines expected for new
license plates - August 23, 2002
Typically long lines at the Klamath Falls DMV
office could be even longer than usual Monday because of high interest
in brand new Crater Lake plates.
Crater Lake license plate unveiled
- July 31, 2002
The long-awaited design of the Crater Lake National Park Centennial
license plate was formally revealed by the Oregon Department of
Transportation Wednesday afternoon.
Quilting Crater Lake: Rocky Point
residents will raffle quilt to raise funds for volunteer
- May 12, 2002
queen-size quilt depicting Crater Lake will be raffled this
summer to raise money for a volunteer fire department.
Crater Lake stories featured in
Shaw Library book - September 17, 2001
Historic remembrances, Indian legends and new
stories about Crater Lake are featured in "The Mountain With a Hole in
the Top: Reflections on Crater Lake."
Crater Lake stories featured in Shaw
Library book - September 16, 2001
Historic remembrances, Indian legends and new stories about Crater Lake are featured in "The Mountain With a Hole in the Top: Reflections on Crater Lake."
New plates would celebrate Crater
Lake - March 05, 2001
Before long, you may not have to drive up 62 and
past Beckie’s cafe to see Crater Lake. It’ll be on the car in front
of you on I-5. At the Rogue Valley Mall. Maybe even in your own
SOPTV will film Crater Lake, 14
byways - March 29, 2000
Southern Oregon Public Television will produce two shows over the
next year with grants from the Oregon Department of Transportation
and Friends of Crater Lake.
Crater Lake National Park - January 8, 1916
Crater Lake National Park has been termed by many the eighth wonder of the world. Nestling in the heart of a great mountain
which, in ages past, was a living volcano, 6,000 feet above the sea, with its sapphire surface unruffled, reflecting the many-hued surfaces of the 1,000 feet high crater walls which
surrounded it, it is undoubtedly one of the most exquisite gems of color to be found in the world.
A Volcano That Became a Lake - June 5, 1911
Unique among the natural wonders of America is Crater Lake in southern Oregon. Unsurpassed in the gorgeousness and
grandeur of its scenery, unrivaled in its location on the summit of a mountain 7,000 feet above sea level, and unparalleled in its geologic history, this dazzling gem of the Cascade
Range deserves the attention of every tourist and lover of nature.
Will Send Taft New Year Gift: Mrs. E. Slater, Well Known Landscape Painter, to Present Picture to Taft
- November 7, 1908
Mrs. E. Sister, a local landscape painter, is preparing to send a painting of Crater
Lake to President-elect William H. Taft, as an illustration of the natural scenery of California.
Government Surveyor Says That Crater Lake has Remarkable Beauty
- June 28, 1903
Crater Lake is Klamath County, Or., about seventy-five miles northeast of Grants Pass on the Shasta Route from San
Francisco to Portland, is one of the most attractive geological fields in the world and equally inviting to those in search of great natural wonders, according to J. S.