Little Crater Lake Little Crater Lake Little Crater Lake Trail Head sign with distance. In the Spring the meadows around Little Crater Lake are green and filled with flowers. Spring can vary in the high country. This year it was late June. In early summer the meadows surrounding Little Crater Lake are green but by late summer they will turn golden brown. Little Crater Lake is hidden in the trees ahead. The path was once wheel chair accessible but may not be today. Path leading up to the viewing platform at Little Crater Lake. Fall colors and rains have arrived. Some years by November this area will be snowed in. This little sign tells how Little Crater Lake was formed. A strong reflection on the surface of the pond hide the depth and beauty of the deep blue water. The clarity and depth of the lake give it its beautiful blue color. Sudden drop off at the edge of the lake to the bottom 30 some feet below. Looking across Little Crater Lake to the viewing stand. In the Fall color comes to Little Crater Lake along with the start of the rainy season.