Rocky Point Day Use Area/Boat Launch

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Rocky Point Day Use area and Boat Launch is located 30 minutes northwest of Klamath Falls, Oregon. The Rocky Point Boat Launch allows users to launch their kayak or canoe into Recreation Creek, which connects with the tranquil Upper Klamath Canoe Trail. Boaters can paddle a 10 mile loop marked with signs and interpretive displays for the National Wildlife Refuge. This area is co-managed by the US Forest Service and the US Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Rocky Point Day Use Area and Boat Launch features two docks, parking for up to eight vehicles and one vault toilet. Visitors can visit the Rocky Point Resort for canoe rentals, casual dining, or overnight accommodations.

Alert: No potable water. Visitors need to bring an adequate supply of water.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/6/2015: This site will be maintained as time allows and until we can no longer access in the winter due to snow. More info: Klamath Ranger District
Operational Hours: Day Use Only
  • 06/15-09/15 - Maintained
  • 09/16-06/14 - Open with Reduced Services. Please leave no trace.
Fees No fee
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Klamath Falls, OR
Water: No potable water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Klamath Ranger District

General Information


From Klamath Falls, OR head take US-97 south for 1.8 miles and take the exit for State Route 140 toward Lakeview/Medford. Turn right onto OR-140 and follow for 25 miles. Then turn right on West Side Road and follow for about 3 miles and turn left onto Rocky Point Road. Rocky Point Day Use/Boating Site will be on your right. 

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