Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Mazama Village (NPS Campground)

Crater Lake National Park, Oregon



Munson Valley Rd
Crater Lake National Park, Oregon 97503
Phone: (541) 594-2255

Sites: 214
Recent Rate: $22 7/2015

Latitude: 42.8697839498724
Longitude: -122.169406414032

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

32 Reviews

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NXTSTOP

Review Count: 29
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Have not been here in 30 years,but found the old site. This time around in the E loop #53. First time I have ever been to NPS, or a SP. that you could cut wood within the park that is down. Free shuttle to rim in morning, and one ride back at 4:00pm. Great place, a lot of good sites, a car a must to visit rim to hike, or...... The shuttle was a bonus. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Bring something to cut wood. Leave the car behind, and take the shuttle.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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MeetTheGriswolds

Review Count: 69
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Convenient to crater lake, although it is a bit of a drive just to get to rim village. Campsites well spaced out, they have an odd system of finding your own site but seems to work. Reservations were not available until about 2 weeks before our July visit. Nps website says some sites are first come but upon calling the campground they said all are Reserved and they book up months in advance. This was so not correct! Agree with precious reviewers who say the park staff (xanterra ) don't have thir act together. Once here it was easy to check in, they tell you which color campsite to look for, and find your spot. We ended up with a site which was perfect for us. Would have rated higher if not for the misinformation of pxanterrparl staff. Restrooms uncared for. Feels like this park is the stepchild of the nps system. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Tent.

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Linda Allan

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

For a National Park Campground this was one of the best I have seen. Some sites are large enough for the largest rig and a lot for smaller rigs and tents. Paved roads, nice dump station and restrooms close by. Nice store with showers and restrooms. A lot of downed wood which can be collected for campfires if you wish. It is after all a National Park and not an rv resort. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Crater Lake and surrounding area

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Clean Restrooms

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visitor to usa

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very big wooded park and divided into seven large loops, all wooded and at least half for tenters. It looked to be more than 80% full and this was mid-week. Good thing it's reservable. There are only a few electric hookups so it's best to not expect one. We liked its basicness and felt it was great to see young people enjoying themselves - lots of kids were in organised groups. Very handy for Crater Lake and all its wonderful aspects. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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fyrflie

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $29.00
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Park had a lot of dead and downed trees in and around all of the sites. It appears that the staff was trying to remove wood that had been cut but it was mostly laying and stacked in the sites. Interior roads were in generally poor condition and were not suitable for young children and bikes. Sites are very close together. Fuel (gas) and Fresh water are available. Dump Station was very nice and clean. Campground is located 7 miles from Crater Lake so be prepared to have your own vehicle for transportation. Most roads and lookouts can be accessed with a smaller motorhome. Parking is limited in some spots. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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pokeyt

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $29.00
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Crater Lake is a fantastic place to visit and Mazama is an ok place to lay your head while you're in the park. The sites are large and color coded (just make sure you pay attention to that... I speak from experience as someone who had to move after unhooking). The camp store is nearby and well-stocked. This is not a campground I'd seek out as a destination, but I'll definitely be back the next time we visit Crater Lake. It's remote location and allowance of camp fires made for a happy wife, which made my life much easier... We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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Al and Carol

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The National reservation service failed to let us know that the dump and water fill were closed due to reduced snow over the winter. Be advised that the closest place to dump and fill with water is about 20 miles away. Public showers are timed to four minutes and cost 75 cents. There are only four showers in the men's area and they are frequently out of order. The men's room was out of towels for a couple of days and the trash in the mens room lingered for days. While the campground was not full, the trash cans were. They were not collected for the first four days we were there. When we brought it to the attention of the office, they said the trash was picked up twice daily. Debris from tree cutting was everywhere. The road ways are pocked with holes. The staff was friendly, the food was fine, and the area is beautiful. Everyone we met was working. No one was standing around. Our reduction of financial commitment to our National Treasures is becoming apparent. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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JimSC

Review Count: 94
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $27.00
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The campground is just OK. There are no facilities at the sites and the facilities they have are not close. They are near the store and check in area. The lady in the store was quite rude. Perhaps as it was near the end of the season. We would stay in the National Forest next time. The views around Crater Lake are stunning! Well worth the visit. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Treetop

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $27.00
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This was our first experience of a national park campsite and we were pleasantly surprised. You have to queue at the hut in the parking lot for your site and then can choose any one that is free and is in your allocated range. They color code them. They do have a few with electrical hookup, but I would advise booking early to get these. The pitches were flat and in the trees. Each has a fire ring, bear box and picnic bench. The bathrooms were fairly clean and the showers centralized in the main building by the parking lot. We enjoyed the beauty of the park, being amongst the trees, the evening ranger talk, and watching the thousands of stars lighting up the night sky. We stayed 2 nights and would return. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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bambilynn

Review Count: 48
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Getting back to nature... What more could one ask for! Dry camping in the woods near one of the most beautiful National Parks in the country. Loved the fire pit. Loved the color coded system for site size selection. We were RED with a 34 RV + Jeep liberty + bike racks and had NO PROBLEMS getting in or out of our site in Section C. Lots to do, even without internet and cell phone access. Extended our stay an extra night. Flat for great bike rides. Highly recommend! We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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User2353

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $21.00
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Rating reflects my experience with Xanterra who handles reservations at Mazama campground. Terrible service and lots of misinformation from various reservation agents. They do have a very limited number of electrical sites (something like 10 sites). But they are on a first come walk in basis. The loop they are on is very narrow and in my opinion looks more like tent sites or at most small pop up trailer sites. We stayed in D loop where the sites were larger and the pull throughs were longer. The bathrooms were clean but please note that the showers are located in F loop or at the camp store. The showers in F loop were free but most of the time the water was cold. Showers (4) in the camp store were hot and had good water pressure. They cost .75 for 4 minutes. There is only one washer and a couple of dryers in the laundry room so do not plan on doing laundry at Mazama. Very inadequate. There were lots of trees in this campground and each site has a picnic table, bear locker and a fire pit. The sites on the end of each loop looked like they had the most space. The campground is conveniently located inside Crater Lake. We stayed here for 4 days and 3 nights which was sufficient to see everything in the park. All in all this was an okay campground. We stayed here because it is located inside the National Park. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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Rahm

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $28.00
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Beautiful campground inside this amazing national park. Sites are well spaced surrounded by trees. As mentioned by others, there is only a handful of electrical sites - all in loop F - and they are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Restrooms and showers (coin operated) near the camp store were nice and clean.

Be aware that they close at 9pm. There is a couple of free showers 24/7 at loop F too, though you may need to wait. Water spigots throughout the campground don't have threading to screw in a hose so you will need to fill tanks the hard way. There's also no place to wash the dishes, other than at the same spigots using cold water. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Tent Trailer.

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Porkchopfatboy

Review Count: 51
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Gorgeous forest to call home for a couple of nights. Sites are relatively small for a 40' motor coach, so even though we had a pull through site, we still had to back out and into another site to make it around the sharp corner and various trees. $27/night is a little steep for no hook-up at all; however, it was fantastic living in the trees and so close to Crater Lake and all the park has to offer. Each site offers a fire ring, picnic table and bear box. We did not utilize the convenience stations during our stay. Bring your own firewood or an ax as the store sells small bundles for just under $7. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Likele

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2011 - $26.00
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Stayed 4 nights. Arrived on a Thursday to a more of less empty park but started to fill on Friday and packed by Saturday. Campground is located about 10 minutes from Crater Lake's rim and Village. The grounds were well maintained and serviced. The grocery store is has the basics. Best to shop before arriving. Especially for produce and anything you want to grill. Had dinner an excellent dinner at the lodge. Although on the pricier side it was well worth the treat! The rangers were polite and informative. Looking forward to spending more time at the park in the future. Only drawback is not enough full service sites, but all in all it was a great visit. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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10-10

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $8.00
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Nightly rate was $7.50 (senior discount). There a few sites with electric available for a higher cost. We did not have reservations and were told to get there "early" and we should not have a problem. The Park Service failed to tell us that arriving early did not mean a darn thing. Xanterra Park Resorts runs the campground (as well as everything else) and you can not register for a camp site until 1pm. The girls at the kiosk wouldn't even talk to you, except to say "check in is 1pm". When asked are there sites available, they replied "at 1pm. If the Park Service would have told us that, we could have stopped and enjoyed the scenic views and such, instead of heading straight to the campground. I have been camping for a long time and have never been turned away when there are camp sites available. Instead everyone is forced to wait until 1pm, then line up and wait to talk to this person, not knowing if there is a site available and you just wasted 3 hours waiting to hear that. It is not like the Xanterra employes were cleaning the sites, raking them and picking up trash, because they did not do that. Many sites had trash in them that was obvious to anyone who looked at the site, so why have such a tight policy. Otherwise this is a nice campground, the loops are one way, so if you are in an RV you may have your door facing the road, rather then the camp site (unless you drive the wrong way). The pull throughs can be tricky, some of them have trees that really prevent you putting a trailer or motorhome in them, and they are curved, which makes for some creative parking. We camped at Mazama Village (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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