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2.2 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~100 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Crater Lake National Park Topo Map

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Discovery Point Trail (CLNP)

Oregon | Crater Lake

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

Activities & Features


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.

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Contact: Crater Lake National Park P.O. Box 7 Crater Lake, OR 97604

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