Crater Lake Maps

If you’re looking for a Crater Lake map, you’ve come to the right place; currently I’ve collected 13 free Crater Lake National Park maps to view and download. (PDF files and external links will open in a new window.) Here you’ll find a few maps showing the entire national park as well as topographic maps and a couple others. You can also browse the best-selling Crater Lake maps and guidebooks on Amazon.

Crater Lake map from park brochures

Crater Lake National Park mapThis is the official Crater Lake map from the park brochure, showing roads, trails, campgrounds, and points of interest. Click the image to view a full size JPG (1.8 mb) or download the PDF (10.7 mb).

Crater Lake National Park regional mapThis is a Crater Lake regional map, showing roads, highways, and towns surrounding the park. Click the image to view a full size JPG (100 kb) or download the PDF (100 kb).

The full park map is also available as a high-quality art poster print from the NPMaps Crater Lake store.

Crater Lake trail map

Purchase trail map from AmazonPurchase trail map from AmazonCrater Lake National Park has a lot of backcountry trails worth exploring, including the Pacific Crest Trail.  If you plan to do a lot of hiking or any overnight trips, you’ll want a detailed trail map like the National Geographic Trails Illustrated map, which will include topographic lines and GPS coordinates. Fun – it even includes water depths of Crater Lake! It’s definitely worthwhile purchase if you’re spending time on the trails.

Crater Lake climate maps

Crater Lake precipitation mapThis is a Crater Lake precipitation map (300 kb), plotting out the average annual amount of precipitation the park receives. Note the rain shadow effect, with much less precipitation on the east side!

Crater Lake precipitation map (seasonal)Here’s a seasonal precipitation map of Crater Lake (300 kb), showing the differences in amount of precipitation by season. Look for a (relatively) dry summer and a whole lot of winter snow!

Crater Lake temperature mapThis is a Crater Lake seasonal temperature map (250 kb), showing the average high temperatures for each part of the park throughout the year. Note how it cools as you get higher and closer to the rim.

Crater Lake topo maps

Crater Lake west topo mapHere’s a west Crater Lake topo map, including the west half of the lake and Wizard Island. Click the image to view a full size JPG (2.7 mb) or download the PDF (4.8 mb).

Crater Lake east topo mapThis is an east Crater Lake topo map, showing the (shocker!) east side of the lake and various viewpoints. Click the image to view a full size JPG (2.8 mb) or download the PDF (5.6 mb).

Crater Lake geologic maps

Crater Lake geologic mapThe Crater Lake geologic map (4.2 mb) overlays the various rock types onto a park map that shows the various topographic features with shaded relief and elevation.

Crater Lake hazards mapThis geologic hazards map of Crater Lake (2.4 mb) shows both volcanic and earthquake hazards, including historical volcanic vents, earthquake fault zones, and lahar hazard areas.

Various Crater Lake maps

Crater Lake elevation mapThis is a Crater Lake elevation map (300 kb), which really hammers home how Crater Lake is filling the interior of a volcanic caldera. See how the mountain slopes up to the crater rim and lake?

Crater Lake illustrated mapThis Crater Lake illustrated map (1.8 mb) from compartmaps.com shows the park area in a very colorful, fun manner. It’s not ideal for navigation but does a great job of laying out points of interest.

Crater Lake depth mapHere’s a bathymetric depth map of Crater Lake (200 kb), showing what the lakebed looks like underneath all that water. Note the shallowness of the lake around Wizard Island and the depth on the northeast side.

Crater Lake map prints and gifts

Crater Lake National Park map mugCrater Lake National Park map posterPrinted high-resolution Crater Lake map posters and other products are available at the Crater Lake store. For art prints, gift ideas, and souvenirs featuring other national parks, support this site and visit the National Park Maps store; you’ll find items to bring on vacation, keep at home for the memories, or give to your park-enthusiast friends and loved ones.

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