Heart Lake Day Use Area & Boat Launch

Heart Lake

Heart Lake Day Use Area and Boat Launch, 35 minutes southwest of Bly, Oregon, is a popular fishing area in a secluded mixed conifer forest setting. This clear blue lake is stocked with Kokanee and rainbow trout. It is also a great place to bike, boat (electric motors only, and a 5 mph speed limit), day hike, picnic, and swim. Facilities include picnic tables, campfire rings, BBQ pedestals, one vault toilet, and boat ramp. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: (Bly Ranger District)
Area Amenities: Picnic tables, Toilets
Fees: No fee
Open Season: 06/15 - 09/15
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Electric motors only, 5 mph speed limit on the lake.
Closest Towns: Bly, OR; Lakeview, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Bly Ranger District

General Information


Heart Lake Day Use Area and Boat Launch is located 33 minutes souteast of Bly.

From Bly, Oregon take Oregon Highway 140 east toward Lakeview, OR, turning right on Forest Service (FS) Road 3715. Follow FS Road 3715 south, and then turn right on FS Road 012 to day use area and boat launch.

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River and Stream Fishing

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Viewing Wildlife

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Boating - Motorized

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Boating - Non-Motorized

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Picnic tables:
Toilets: Vaulted Toilet

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