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The Ultimate Crater Lake National Park Quiz
by Staff
Crater Lake National Park is famous for the intensity of its deep cobalt blue waters. Visit Crater Lake during the spring and summer for a vacation experience you won't soon forget. Before you plan your trip to the crater, check out our quiz and find out more about the park.

In which U.S. state is Crater Lake National Park located?

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • California

What's so special about Crater Lake in Crater Lake National Park in Oregon?

  • its size
  • its shape
  • its cobalt blue waters

What is the admission fee to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon?

  • 4
  • 10
  • 16

Which of the following is the name of a visitor's center at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon?

  • Steel Visitor Center
  • Iron Visitor Center
  • Copper Visitor Center

How many campgrounds are there at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon?

  • two
  • three
  • four

Crater Lake in Oregon is _____ feet deep.

  • 932 feet (284 meters)
  • 1,932 feet (588.9 meters)
  • 2,932 feet (894 meters)

In which year was Crater Lake National Park established?

  • 1902
  • 1922
  • 1942

How would you describe the terrain at Crater Lake National Park?

  • volcanic caldera
  • bottomland
  • desert

Which of the following types of trees can be found along the mountain road that leads to Crater Lake?

  • Shasta red fir
  • hemlock
  • both of the above

_____was responsible for having Crater Lake established as a national park.

  • William Gladstone Steel
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Henry David Thoreau

Which type of wildflowers can be found in Crater Lake National Park?

  • phlox
  • roses
  • carnations

Which type of wildlife can be found in Crater Lake National Park?

  • monkeys
  • giraffes
  • coyotes

The Phantom Ship is _____ made of lava.

  • an island
  • a mountain
  • a crater

How old is the volcanic cone known as Hillman Peak?

  • 50,000 years old
  • 70,000 years old
  • 90,000 years old

_____ is a volcanic cinder cone that soars 764 feet above the surface of Crater Lake.

  • Witch Island
  • Sorcerer Island
  • Wizard Island

The Pinnacles at Crater Lake were created by:

  • volcanic gases
  • erosion
  • both of the above

Which volcanic mountain is probably the father of Crater Lake?

  • Mount Mazama
  • Mount Shasta
  • Mount St. Helens

In which year did Mount Mazama erupt for the last time?

  • in about 3860 B.C.
  • in about 4860 B.C.
  • in about 5860 B.C.

Which type of fish can be found in Crater Lake?

  • sole
  • flounder
  • rainbow trout

In which season do most tourists visit Crater Lake National Park?

  • the spring
  • the fall
  • the summer