Donald Spalding, enters on duty as Park Superintendent,
transfers in from Platt National Park.
Jack Applegate, grand nephew of Capt. O.C. Applegate, visits the
Park to climb Applegate Peak.
Loops F and G are added to Mazama Campground. An engine fire
destroys a heavily loaded station wagon in Mazama Campground.
A Hood River veterinarian is fined $100 for trapping four golden
mantle ground squirrels at Lost Creek Campground, after being
cited by Ranger Larry Smith. Dr. Herbert Morse planned on
starting a colony of the animals in an area round his home.
Ranger Marion Jack apprehends a fourteen year old runaway boy
who had been camping in Mazama Campground. The boy had hidden in
the back seat of a new car, until after the dealership closed
for the night. He then drove the car out and for some unknown
reason selected to visit Crater Lake. A fourteen year old, with
a new car and no camping equipment invited an investigation and
eventually to a confession.
Ranger Marion Jack apprehends a thirteen year old runaway
English girl at Annie Spring. The family was headed back to
England after living in Portland for a year and visited Crater
Lake for one last American camping trip. Unknown to her parents,
the girl made arrangements for her boyfriend to pick her up at
the Entrance Station, but he never showed. Confusing the search
effort was that the rangers were looking for an English girl,
not realizing that the girl had lost her accent during her stay
Boatman Bruce Kaye observes a black bear spending two days on
60 Clark's Nutcrackers banded by Chief of Interpretation,
The Park’s old wooden Ranger boat is sunk near Wizard Island,
after using a sledge hammer to knock holes into the boat’s sides
A new 30 year contract is executed with the expectation that the
concessioners will embark on a $2 million development program
for Rim Village and Munson Valley. The Lodge is conveyed to the
Season Visitation: 499,375