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Address: Medford, OR
Activities: Fishing
Description: A scenic lake with good fishing.

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Nice getaway from town.

One of my favorite places to fish at.Beautifull area with all the boats out on the water.Enjoy watching all the different birds that frequent the area.The Restaurant is pretty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2014
Brittfan
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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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Medford, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The campgrounds at Howard Prairie Lake are great. Most of them are level spots with plenty of privacy. They have a wonderful restaurant that serves the best fish and chips. The only down side is the water level of the lake has been low for the past couple of years but there is still plenty to do. Biking, Hiking, Fishing,... More 

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southern oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Howard Prairie Resort which is run by Jackson county parks is a great getaway in Jackson County. generally good fishing, good place to hunt mushrooms. Has a restauraunt that is pretty good.

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

One of my favorite places to fish at.Beautifull area with all the boats out on the water.Enjoy watching all the different birds that frequent the area.The Restaurant is pretty good,little spendy.

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Medford, Oregon, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My favorite mountain lake around here. We rent a patio boat for the family and a couple of the kids' friends, stay out for 4-6 hours fishing and swimming. Got some big bass and trout last few years.

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Central Point, Oregon
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is a beautiful lake when full, but recent droughts have left it a little low. There's a lovely campground, a cafe, boat docks, boat rentals. It's a fun place. Drive up the mountains to get there is half of the fun because of beautiful scenery Jane L.

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Montana
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111 reviews 111 reviews
26 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

A local sailing club (Rogue Yacht Club) hosts regattas on this lake, and they are excellent. These are not really large yachts, but smaller rigs. Sail on!

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Medford, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We camp or boat at Howard Prairie several times durng the summer. The campling experience is alwasy enjoyable, especially if you get a lakeside camp spot. Watching the Canadian Geese and the American Whte Pelicans that frequent the lake, is an experience not to miss. You will also see lots of Osprey and even Bald Eagles. My husband was amazed... More 

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Phoenix, Oregon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We live in So. Or. but never camped on the south end of the Valley. Heard great reviews of Howard Prairie Lake Campground so decided to give it a go. Reserved a site online which was easy and nice but that was about the only thing I liked. The sites are either on a hillside with your neighbors right on... More 

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Wilderville, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Nice Jackson county campground about 4500ft in elevation. Large sites with lots of trees, but not very level for large rvs. There were deer, ducks, geese and two bald eagles fishing across the lake. Sail boats, ski boats paddle boats and of course fishing boats. They have Friendly staff and host. Little store with mostly fishing tackle, cafe, soft serve... More 

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fort Jones Calif
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

My wife and I have come here quit often over the years for lunch, takes us about an hour to get here from home. Yesterday we came, parked and took the dog to the boat ramp to get him wet before we went in to eat. Walked the dog around the parking lot for a quick drip dry, gone about... More 

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