|Rotary snow plow at work (National Park Service photo)|
CRATER LAKE, Ore. (AP) — Crews have completed a rite of spring at Crater Lake National Park — clearing the road to the north entrance of snow.
The Herald and News reports the north entrance opened at noon Monday.
The road provides access from
to the nation's deepest and clearest lake.
The south entrance remains open year-round.A number of park attractions are now open, including Crater Lake Lodge and the Mazama Campground.
The Lost Creek Campground and Sinnott Memorial Overlook remain closed, as does the east side of Rim Drive.
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