The Wonders of Crater Lake National Park

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Crater Lake National Park, the only national park in Oregon, was first established on May 22, 1902, and is America’s 5th oldest national park. The lake at a depth of 1,949 feet (594 m) is the deepest lake in the United States, and the second deepest lake in North America.

Crater Lake at one time was a massive volcano named Mount Mazama. It began to form around 400,000 years ago, about the same…