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Water Activities

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Cold Springs Guard Station09Boating Regulations for water bodies of the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests are set by the Oregon State Marine Board.

Information on water levels at major Deschutes Basin reservoirs can be found on the Bureau of Reclamation's website.

Click here for a list of Central Oregon rivers, lakes and reservoirs and the special boating regulations that apply to them.

Areas & Activities