Park Headquarters

  • Easy (Lady of the Woods Loop)
  • 0.5-mile loop
  • 120 feet elevation gain

  • Easy (Castle Crest wildflowers)
  • 1.2-mile loop
  • 70 feet elevation gain
  • Open mid-June through November

When you stop at Crater Lake National Park’s main visitor center, stretch your legs with a 0.5-mile loop trail through the park headquarters’ forest to see a dozen historic stone buildings on the Lady of the Woods Loop. If you like, you can add a second tour from the same trailhead—a loop to the wildflowers and mossy springs of Castle Crest. Pets are not allowed.

Drive north from Highway …

To find the trailhead, walk around …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon.