Rainbow Bay Day Use Area at Lake of the Woods

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Located 40 minutes northwest of Klamath Falls, Oregon, Rainbow Bay Day use Area lies adjacent to Lake of the Woods Resort.

Rainbow Bay is a popular destination for day outings, thanks to its accessibility to Lake of the Woods and generous amenities. There are two vaulted toilets, picnic tables, campfire rings, BBQ pedestal, potable water, parking spots, including boat trailer parking spaces.

Rainbow Bay is ideal for family reunions, weddings, and other special events. If you’re seeking water recreation, it’s a great location with a convenient boat launch and nearby Lake of the Woods Marina for rentals. Fishing, water skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming are some water activities to try at Rainbow Bay. 

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve the group site online at www.recreation.gov 
Fees
  • $5/vehicle/day
  • Group site: $75
Open Season: 5/1 - 10/1 - Weather dependent
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Klamath Falls, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet (2)
Passes: No passes honored.
Operated By: Lake of the Woods Resort
Information Center: Klamath Ranger District (541) 885-3400

General Information

Directions:

Rainbow Bay Day Use Area is located 40 minutes west of Klamath Falls, Oregon: 

From Klamath Falls, take Oregon Highway 140 west towards Medford, Oregon for approximately 32 miles and then turn left onto Forest service (FS) Road 3704 and the day use area and boat launch will be on the right.

Rainbow Bay Day Use Area is located one hour east of Medford, Oregon: 

From Medford, take Oregon Highway 140 east towards Klamath Falls, Oregon for approximately 32 miles and then turn right onto Forest service (FS) Road 3704 and the day use area and boat launch will be on the right.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
42.378842

  Longitude : 
-122.211041

  Elevation : 
4990'