Paulina Lake Boating Site


Area Status: Closed

Paulina Lake is located within the caldera of Newberry Volcano. This lake relies on rain, snowmelt, and hot springs for water.

This boat ramp is on the southwest side of Paulina Lake and within a campground. It also features docks and a fish cleaning station.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Passes are NOT available at this site, but can be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summer 2023 - Hazard tree inspectors identified more than 300 hazard trees within Paulina Lake Campground and Boat Launch. Crews removed a majority of these trees last fall; however, some hazard tree removal work remains. The remaining hazard tree work will resume as soon as snow levels permit this spring. In anticipation of this work, the opening date for Paulina Lake Campground and Boat Launch will be delayed by two weeks to June 30. Visitors with camping reservations between June 16 and June 29, will receive a full refund from Recreation.gov.
Fees: Recreation Fee Area: $5/vehicle/day  – On-site payment not available
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased. Acceptable passes include:

General Information

Directions:

From Bend, OR: Travel 23.5 miles south on Highway 97, then head east (turn left) for 12.9 miles on Paulina Lake Road/County Road 21 then follow the signs for Paulina Lake Campground.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Lake and Pond Fishing

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.71207

  Longitude : 
-121.27645