Discovery Point Trail (CLNP)

  • Crater Lake from the Discovery Point Trail.
  • Crater Lake from the Discovery Point Trail.


Dogs No


2.2 (miles)


Out & Back

~100 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)


Crater Lake

Discovery Point Trail in Crater Lake National Park is a family friendly hike that ends with stunning and historic views of Crater Lake. This easy 2.2 mile hike great for families.


John Wesley Hillman first spotted Crater Lake from this point in 1853. Hillman was in the area looking for gold.

Red Tape

Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Crater Lake National Park P.O. Box 7 Crater Lake, OR 97604

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