Simax Beach Picnic Area

  

At Crescent Lake there are 2 separate day use areas with a total of 15 picnic sites.  The north day use site provides layout areas for windsurfing and pet owners are free to bring their pets to this area as long as they are on a leash (owners are also reminded to bring their own bags to clean up feces as bags will not be provided).

On the south beach pets are prohibited with the exception of service animals.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Passes are available at this site, but can also be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

Acceptable passes include:

  • $5 Day Pass
  • Northwest Forest Pass
  • Interagency Annual Pass
  • Interagency Senior Pass (America the Beautiful, Golden Age)
  • Interagency Access Pass
  • Interagency Military Pass
  • Every Kid in a Park Pass
  • Northwest Forest ePass

 

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day from May 1st through September 30 or valid recreation passes.
Usage: Heavy
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Crescent, OR: Travel 12.2 miles west on County Road 61/Crescent Cut-Off Road, then 3.5 miles north on Highway 58, then 2.2 miles west on Forest Road 60, then 1 mile south on Forest Road 6005.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.50111

  Longitude : 
-121.96883

  Elevation : 
4850

 

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