The day use area with picnic tables and interpretive signs sits adjacent to Fish Lake, A viewing platform takes you to the lake's edge. Fish Lake is a seasonal lake which only has water in winter and spring. In the summer, the water drains underground, leaving a lush meadow.
Follow the path through the replica of a toll gate to view the historic site, once a popular rest stop for weary travelers on the Santiam Wagon Road.
Find out more about the history of this area below: