Nice lake for picnicking and swimming. I've never fished there but many people do. Some areas have late season opening due to weather but a clean place and nice for families.
Brilliant spots all along the lake/dam. # friends picknicked there, in the creek in cool, clear untainted water.....had the time of our life, and even did a small amount of river rafting on our butts....great fun
Applegate lake is a fun spot to come if you're looking for low-key lake activities. There's a nice swimming spot (Harper's Bar, I think?) at the far end of the lake, but it does get crowded pretty quickly on weekends or holidays. If you're looking to whip around on a boat or go tubing or water skiing, head up to... More
A small lake without the hustle and bustle of larger skiing lakes. You can hike around (spring wildflowers are nice) or go for a swim or go camping. Across the lake is a trail to the "Bigfoot Trap". hahaha Very Oregon thing to see. The drive up to the lake takes you through some of the prettiest countryside. A nice... More
The drive out there is a fun wildly winding road through forest and mountains but upon arrival only a small parking area is available. The water front has a small beach but theres a nice rock to swim out to and sun yourself. Up ahead there is a large bridge witch many of the locals jump off of depending on... More
Took our 20 year old son to swimming area of lake. First time for all of us. Lots of area to spread out and enjoy the sun and activities. Nice beach area for floating on rafts, etc. water always a bit on the cold side due to mostly snow runoff, but great on a hot summer day! Definitely worth checking... More
Amazing location, staff, view, and all around the best place in southern oregon to have a wedding. They provide everything i needed to have the wedding that fit me and my husbands personality so perfect. The campgrounds are close enough to cordinate the event smoothly. I couldn't of asked for a more perfect setting and place for our family and... More
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