National Parks Bring Millions For State

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Thirty-eight and a half million dollars is what the two national parks in Southern Oregon are generating for the communities surrounding them. The National Park Service says it’s part of a $30 billion income from park visits across the nation in 2011. Crater Lake National Park brought in more than 400,000 … Continue reading »

Road Repairs For Crater Lake Rim Drive

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — An approximately $17 million project is being planned to overhaul the Historic Rim Drive Road at Crater Lake National Park. Park officials announced this week planning for a three phase project to repave the Rim Road, repair some of the stone walls, and guard against rock falls along the highway. Park … Continue reading »

Crater Lake Begins Winter Season

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. – If you are looking for something to do this holiday weekend, Crater Lake National Park has an option. They will begin their ranger-guided snowshoe tours on Saturday. They will happen every weekend starting at 1 p.m. from now until the end of April. Walks will be offered daily from … Continue reading »

Crater Lake Closed To Divers

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. — If you are planning on going for a dive over the holiday weekend, take Crater Lake off your list. Crater Lake is temporarily closed to scuba drivers due to the threat of invasive species. National Park officials said the closure will remain in effect while they work to prevent … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Gem Of The Cascades

By Ron Brown CRATER LAKE, Ore. — It was 110 years ago this week that President Theodore Roosevelt signed the legislation creating Crater Lake National Park. It remains one of the most striking and beautiful of the nation’s national parks. There’s really nothing like it in the world. Nearly two thousand feet deep, Crater Lake … Continue reading »

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