Crater Rim Trail


This trail is within the Newberry National Volcanic Monument and is the ultimate in high country trails for this area.

At a Glance

Fees Recreation Pass Site - Vehicle Permit - $5.00 Day Pass or $30.00 Annual Pass or other valid Recreation Passes
Open Season: June
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


This trail has many access points and connectors to other trails including Paulina Lakeshore Trail #3955, Paulina Peak Trail #3951, Lost Lake Trail #3958.2, Parallel Trail #3958.3, and Swamp Wells Trail #3961.



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Day Hiking

See additional information under Backpacking.


There is vast stretches of forest, deserts, and mountains that extend from all sides.  This trail is classified as more difficult because of its length and lack of water.

Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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