North Crater Lake Trailhead / Sno-Park

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Sno-Park is in the "Y" intersection between Highway 138 and the road leading to the north entrance of Crater Lake National Park. The North Crater Trailhead / Sno-Park is one mile east of the Crater Lake National Park junction, on Forest Road 4799. Cross-Country Skiing and Snowmobiling are available in the winter.

Provides access to:


  • 2 campsites with picnic tables, and fire pits
  • Hitching posts
  • No drinking water
  • No garbage disposal - Please pack it out
  • Pit toilet

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/08/2020- Open, but current conditions unknown. Be prepared to navigate downed trees and other potential hazards.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $5/vehicle/day from May 1 through October 31
Permit Info: Oregon State Sno-Park Parking Permit required November 1 through April 30
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply within Mt Thielsen Wilderness to the north.
Closest Towns:
  • Medford, OR
  • Roseburg, OR
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment May 1 through Oct. 31.
Operated By: Forest Service and Oregon State Department of Transportation
Information Center: Diamond Lake Ranger District

General Information


From Roseburg, OR, take OR-138 E / NE Diamond Lake Boulevard. Follow Highway 138 east for about 86 miles. Turn north off Highway 138 , one mile east of the Crater Lake National Park junction, onto Forest Road 4799. The trailhead is at the end of the road.

General Notes:


Winter Sports

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Picnic tables
Tent camping

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5,930 feet