Little Crater Boating Site


Area Status: Open

Paulina Lake is located within the caldera of Newberry Volcano. This collapsed crater or caldera is the result of more than 500,000 years of volcanic activity. This lake relies on rain, snowmelt, and hot springs for water.

This boat ramp is on the east side of Paulina Lake in the center of Little Crater Campground and docks are available.

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

Fees: Recreation Fee Area: $5/vehicle/day  – On-site payment not available
Usage: Heavy
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 miles south on Highway 97 then turn east (left) on County Road 21 for 14.5 miles and follow the signed entrance to Little Crater Campground.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Lake and Pond Fishing

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.70866

  Longitude : 
-121.245298