The Watchman Fire Lookout

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Located 8,025 feet above sea level this 1932 watchtower helped park rangers spot smoke and fires in order to prevent them from becoming large-scale disasters. The Watchman Overlook parking lot provides access to the trail which is just under a mile long. It is open from July to October.

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Visiting Crater Lake is an awe-inspiring experience. The stunningly blue, crystal-clear waters surrounded by the towering cliffs of the collapsed volcano create a breathtaking sight. Activities like hiking along the rim, taking a boat tour to Wizard Island, or simply soaking in the panoramic views make it a memorable adventure for nature enthusiasts and photographers alike. Don't forget to explore the diverse flora and fauna that inhabit the area, making your visit even more enriching.