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Opportunities and Access Report

The "OAR" is updated bi-monthly

November 23, 2022

Agate Lake

  • UPDATE: Paddlers and small boats can launch from the county boat ramp. The reservoir is approximately 13% full. Use caution when launching.

Agency Lake

  • UPDATE: Henzel and Petric Park's boarding docks have been seasonally removed. The boat ramps are open.

Anthony Lake

  • The boat ramp and campground are open. 

Applegate Reservoir 

  • UPDATE: French Gulch has more than 15 feet of water at the bottom of the ramp.

Badger Lake

  • NEW: The campground and boating access is closed for the season.

Ben Irving Reservoir

  • NEW: Due to low water, trailered boats can not launch at the boat ramp. Paddlers can carry down.

Big Lake

  • Big Lake West and Big Lake campgrounds, Big Lake Day Use, and boat ramp are closed for the season.

Blue River Reservoir

  • The boat ramps are closed to trailed boaters. Paddlers can carry down to access the reservoir. The water is approximately 19 feet below the end of Saddle Dam boat ramp.

Brownlee Reservoir

  • UPDATE: The advisory for cyanobacteria was lifted on November 8, 2022.
  • The Hewitt Park boat ramp is open. All office activities are moved to the Park's office at the Baker County Courthouse. Reservations for 2023 must be made at the Park Office by calling 541-524-7480.
     
  • The Holcomb Park boat ramp is closed to all use. Spring Recreation's main boat ramp and dock are out of the water.
     
  • UPDATE: Farewell Bend State Park boat ramp has approximately 30 feet of water at the bottom of the boat ramp. The ramp and bathroom are open.
     
  • UPDATE: Moonshine Mine boat ramp has approximately 35 feet of water at the bottom of the boat ramp.

Campbell Lake

  • Campbell Lake Campground and boat ramp are closed due to the Bootleg Fire.

Carmen Diversion Reservoir

  • The reservoir and U.S. Forest Service Road 750 will be closed through April 11, 2023, to allow Eugene Water and Electric Board to address sinkhole concerns. 

Clackamas Lake

  • NEW: The campground and boating access is closed for the season.

Clear Lake (Clackamas County)

  • NEW: The campground and boating access is closed for the season.

Clear Lake (Linn County)

  • The hand launch is open at the Clear Lake Resort. Coldwater Cove campground is closed for the season.

Columbia River

  • UPDATE: The Rainier pumpout and dump station have been winterized.

Coquille River

  • UPDATE: Bullards Beach State Park boarding docks were removed.

Cottage Grove Reservoir 

  • UPDATE: The Lakeside boat ramp has approximately two feet of water at the bottom of the boat ramp. The docks are out of water.

Cougar Reservoir

  • Slide Creek is closed for the season. The water level is approximately 135 feet below the bottom of Echo Park boat ramp. Hand launching is not recommended. 

Crane Prairie

  • UPDATE: Quinn River, Rock Creek, and Crane Prairie boat ramps are open. The campgrounds are closed. The docks have been seasonally removed at Rock Creek Day Use and Crane Prairie Day Use. The reservoir is 80% full.

Crescent Lake

  • The reservoir is 7% full. Crescent Lake campground and day-use main boat launch are unusable due to low water. The low-water boat launch to the west of the main launch is open. Spring boat launch is closed.

Crump Lake

  • The lake is closed.

Crystal Creek

  • UPDATE: Malone Springs Day Use Area is on winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only. 

Cultus Lake

  • UPDATE: Cultus Lake boating access site is closed. The docks have been seasonally removed. The campground is closed.

Davis Lake 

Detroit Lake

  • Hoover, Cove Creek, Southshore, State Park G Loop are closed for the season. 

  • UPDATE: Mongold Low Water boat ramp has approximately two feet of water at the bottom of the boat ramp. 

Dexter Reservoir 

  • Dexter State Park and Lowell State Park have approximately seven feet of water at the bottom of the boat ramp. Please avoid power loading your boat on and from your trailer. Power loading and unloading can damage the boat ramp's lower portion, causing expensive repairs and permitting. 
Diamond Lake 

  • UPDATE: Diamond Lake Campground boat ramps. The south-end boat ramp is closed but the North end ramp is open. The docks may be removed earlier if the weather turns. Thielson View boat ramp is closed for the season.

Dog Lake

  • Dog Lake Campground boat ramp and docks are on winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only.

Dorena Reservoir

  • UPDATE: Baker Bay marina is closed. The boat ramp is open and has approximately three feet of water at the bottom of the boat ramp.

East Lake

  • Docks have been seasonally removed at Cinder Hill, Hot Springs and East Lake. Cinder Hill and East Lake Campground are closed. 

Elk Lake

  • UPDATE: The campground and boating access is open. This area was impacted by the Beachie Creek and Lionshead fires. Before visiting areas affected by wildfire, U.S. Forest Services recommends reviewing the four steps for safety for recreating in burned areas. Willamette National Forest - Fire Management (usda.gov)

Emigrant Lake

  • Emigrant Lake North and West boat ramps are closed. The reservoir is at 3% capacity.

Estacada Lake

  • Timber Park's nonmotorized boat launch is closed.

Fall Creek Reservoir

  • Cascara and Winberry boat ramps and swim docks are closed.

  • UPDATE: The North Shore boat ramp is out of the water. 

Faraday Lake

  • The lake, park, and surrounding areas are closed for construction. Parking near the bridge and access to all areas across the bridge (Southeast of the Clackamas River) are closed. The area is anticipated to be reopened in 2023. Faraday Lake (portlandgeneral.com)

Fern Ridge Reservoir

  • Perkins Peninsula, Richardson Park, and Orchard Point boat ramps are out of the water and closed to vehicle traffic. The floating restrooms have been removed for the season. 

Foster Reservoir

  • Sunnyside boat ramp has approximately two feet of water over the bottom of the boat ramp. Please avoid power loading your boat on and from your trailer. Power loading and unloading can damage the boat ramp's lower portion, causing expensive repairs and permitting. Calkins and Gedney Creek boat ramps and Lewis Creek Day Use are closed.

Fourmile Lake

  • Fourmile Lake Campground and boat ramp will be closed through December 2022 for the removal of damaged and dead trees affected by the Mountain Pine Beetle. 

Frog Lake

  • NEW: The campground and boating access is closed for the season.

Galesville Reservoir

  • Chief Miwaleta Park boat ramp is out of water. Paddlers can carry down to access the water. 

Gold Lake 

  • UPDATE: Gold Lake Boat Launch is closed for the season 

Grand Ronde Lake

  • The boat ramp and campground are open. Located approximately two miles from Anthony Lake, this is a great location for kayaking, standup paddle boarding, and angling. 

Green Peter Reservoir

Haystack Reservoir

  • The boat ramps are closed. The reservoir is 11% full.

Heart Lake

  • UPDATE: Heart Lake Day Use is in winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only.

Hells Canyon Reservoir

  • UPDATE: The advisory for cyanobacteria was lifted on November 8, 2022.
  • Copperfield boat launch is open and the dock is floating.

Hemlock Lake 

  • Electric and nonmotorized boats can launch at the boat ramp in Hemlock Meadows Campground. The water level is stable.

Hills Creek Reservoir

  • UPDATE: The Packard Creek boat ramp has approximately 14 feet of water at the bottom of the boat ramp. Bingham and CT Beach are closed.

Holbrook Reservoir

  • UPDATE: Holbrook Campground is on winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only. 

Horsehoe Lake

  • NEW: The campground and boating access is closed from extensive damage from the Lionshead Fire and winter storm. The U.S. Forest Service hopes to reopen in 2023-24.

Howard Prairie Lake

  • Grizzly Park, Klum Landing, Willow Point, and Howard Prairie Resort are closed for the season. The water level is approximately 7% full. Small boats can use the unimproved access near the dam.

Jubilee Lake

  • Jubilee Lake Campground and boating access is in winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only.

Kingsley Reservoir aka Green Point Reservoir

  • UPDATE: The boat ramp and campground on Kingsley Reservoir in Hood River County is closed for the season.

Lake Billy Chinook

  • The Cove Palisades Resort and Marina are closed for the season. This includes the pumpout and dump station.
     
  • Crooked River Day Use and Upper Deschutes Day Use boat ramps will stay open year-round.
     
  • Perry South Day Use is open pending road conditions. The campground is closed. 

Lake Harriet 

  • The facility is open pending road conditions. The lake is ONLY accessible by Highway 26 and Skyline because Highway 224 is closed at Ripplebrook.

Lake of the Woods

  • Aspen Point, Sunset Campground, and Rainbow Bay Day Use are closed. Lake of the Woods Resort is open. For additional information contact the Resort at 866-201-4194.

Lake Owyhee Reservoir

  • UPDATE: The Indian Creek boat ramp has five feet of water over the bottom of the boat ramp. Please avoid power loading your boat on and from your trailer. Power loading and unloading can damage the boat ramp's lower portion, causing expensive repairs and permitting.

Lake Simtustus

  • Pelton Park Marina is closed for the season.

Lava Lake

  • Lava Lake boat ramp is closed for the season.

Lemolo Lake

  • Poole Creek boat ramp is closed. East Lemolo campground and boating access are closed.

Little Cultus Lake

  • The boating access is closed for the season. 

Little Lava Lake

  • The campground and boating access are closed for the season.

Lofton Reservoir

  • UPDATE: Lofton Campground is on winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only.

Lookout Point Reservoir

  • Black Canyon, Meridian boat ramp, and Hampton Landing are closed for the season.

  • UPDATE: Signal Point Launch has approximately 20 feet of water over the bottom of the boat ramp.

Loon Lake

  • Loon Lake Recreation Site closed on September 25. The East Shore Campground is open through the end of November and the Day Use Area is open year around. Paddlecraft can carry down from the Day Use Area.

Lost Creek Reservoir

  • UPDATE: Joseph Stewart's boat ramp is closed. Takelma boat ramp has approximately 40 feet of water over the bottom of the boat ramp. The boarding docks were damaged and removed.

McKenzie River

  • UPDATE:  Olallie Day Use area boating access is open, however, the campground is closed for the season. 

Middle Fork of the Middle Fork Willamette River

  • The Westfir (Turtle Island) gravel bar access gate is closed.

Miller Lake

  • Digit Point campground, day use, and boating access are in winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only. The boat docks have been removed.

North Fork Reservoir

  • Promontory Park Marina and North Fork Lower Launch are closed for the season.

North Santiam River

  • UPDATE: Fishermen's Bend Recreation Site will remain open, however, there will be no sanitation available. Please plan ahead.

  • Greens Bridge gate is open. For information about boating hazards and obstructions visit the Obstructions Dashboard

North Twin Lake

  • UPDATE:  Boating access is open. The campground is closed.

North Umpqua River 

  • John P. Amacher Park boating access improvements have been completed. The site is open!

  • Bogus raft launch was destroyed in the Archie Creek fire. The U.S. Forest Service is planning to rebuild the launch in the future.

  • UPDATE: Boulder Flat raft launch, Horseshoe Bend raft launch, and Gravel Bin are open. Horseshoe Bend campground is closed. 

Ochoco Lake

  • The reservoir is 10% full. The boat ramp is closed.

Odell Lake

  • UPDATE: Princess Creek and Trapper Creek are closed for the season. Sunset Cove campground is closed however the boat ramp is open.

Paulina Lake

  • UPDATE: Paulina Lake Campground boat ramp and Little Crater Campground boat ramp are closed. The docks have been seasonally removed.

Plat I Reservoir

  • The reservoir has been drawn down and the boat ramp is closed. The park is open year around. 

Prineville Reservoir

  • All boat ramps on Prineville Reservoir are out of the water. Hand launching kayaks, canoes and standup paddleboards is difficult but can be done at Prineville Reservoir State Park. The reservoir is 10% full.

Rock Creek Reservoir (Mt. Hood National Forest)

  • NEW:  The campground and boating access is closed for the season.

Rogue River

  • NEW: Oregon State Parks and Recreation is hosting an open house on December 5 on possible jet boat concession at TouVelle State Recreation Site. State of Oregon Newsroom : NewsDetail : State of Oregon

  • Chair, Rand and Argo recreation sites are closed due to Rum Creek post-fire restrictions.

  • Grave Creek, Galice, Almeda, Ennis Riffle, Indian Mary Park, Hog Creek boat ramp and Robertson Bridge boat ramps are open.

Scott Lake

  • Scott Lake campground and boating access is closed for the season.

Skipanon River

  • UPDATE:  There is a lot of congestion and work crews at the Warrenton Marina.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is dredging the river. The City of Warrenton has started the Commercial Pier Rehabilitation project. The contractor began driving piling in early November. 

South Twin Lake 

  • UPDATE: West South Twin Lake boating access is open however the campgrounds are closed. 

Spring Creek

  • Collier Memorial Park has a new kayak dock that is very popular. When paddling, please be respectful of this unique waterbody and only use designated put-in and take-out locations. 

Summit Lake

  • Summit Lake is closed.

Thompson Reservoir

  • Thompson and Eastbay Campground and boat ramps are on winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only.

Tillamook Bay

  • Memaloose County Park is severely shoaled in, making launching and retrieving difficult. Monitor the tides closely. Tillamook County Parks has received permits and is preparing to go out for bids to dredge.

Timothy Lake

  • The lake is dropping approximately four inches per week to winter levels. Beware of submerged and partially submerged hazards, such as rocks and stumps. 

  • Pine Point Day Use and West Shore are open pending road conditions. 

  • West Shore Day Use. The nonmotorized launch is open pending road conditions.

  • North Arm Day Use and Oak Fork Day Use are closed for the season.

Toketee Lake 

  • This lake is located approximately 60 miles east of Roseburg. The boat ramp is open year-round and launches into a narrow channel to the main body of the lake. Angling and paddling are popular activities.  
Trillium Lake

  • NEW:  The campground, day use, and boating access are closed for the season,
Trojan Pond

  • Trojan Park is open year-round for paddling and day use. 
Tualatin River

Unity Reservoir

  • UPDATE: The boat docks have been removed. The water is approximately four feet below the bottom of the boat ramp at Unity Lake State Park. Small boats and paddlecraft are recommended. Power loading and unloading can damage the boat ramp's lower portion, causing expensive repairs and permitting. The campground is closed for the season.
Upper Klamath Lake

  • UPDATE: The Odessa Campground and boat launch and Rocky Point Day Use and boat launch are on winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only. The Rocky Point Resort is open. 

  • UPDATE:  Eagle Ridge and Wocus Bay boarding docks have been seasonally removed. The boat ramps are open. 

  • The floating restroom has been seasonally removed.

Vee Lake

  • Vee Lake Campground and boat ramp is on winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only.
Waldo Lake 

Warner Valley Complex

  • Campbell, Turpin, and Alkali Lakes canoe launches are closed due to low water.

Wickiup Reservoir

  • UPDATE: North Wickiup boating access is open. Gull Point and Reservoir campground and boating access are closed. The reservoir has increased to 22% full.

Willamette River
Lower (Columbia River to Willamette Falls)

  • Milwaukie Bay boat ramp has a couple of dock sections installed. The rest of the dock sections are removed seasonally. 
  • Sportcraft Landing, the bridge contractor is no longer in the lower parking area, but they are using the upper parking area. Jon Storm Park dock, restrooms, and pumpout and dump station are open, but the parking lot will be closed until the completion of the I-205 bridge widening project.

Middle (Willamette Falls to Salem)

Upper (Salem to Eugene)

  • Wallace Marine Park and Minto Brown Island Park docks were removed.
     
  • Willamette Park/Crystal Lake (Corvallis) docks were removed for the season.

Willow Lake

  •  Willow Lake Park boat ramp is out of the water. The temporary ramp is useable for small boats and paddlecraft. Use caution when launching.

Wood River

  • Wood River Day Use Area is on winter status. No services are provided. The access is pack in and pack out only. 



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