Discovery Point Trail
ElevationAscent: 152' 46 m
Descent: -176' -54 m
High: 7,171' 2,186 m
Low: 7,050' 2,149 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)
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“An easy trail with spectacular views of Crater Lake along the rim.”— Kristen Arendt
Family Friendly This trail is easily accessible, fairly flat, and offers some great views of Crater Lake.
You'll enjoy spectacular views of the lake while hiking along this easy trail. The trail gains less than 100 ft in elevation along its way. The trail parallels West Rim Drive and hugs the forested rim of Crater Lake. Much of the rim is forested with hemlock and pine. Be cautious around the steep edges of the rim, and keep an eye open for the breaks in the trees where you may catch glimpses of the lake, its rim, and Wizard Island.
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