Clear Lake Day Use/Picnic Site
Adjacent to Clear Lake. This site is wheelchair accessible. It is easily accessible off Highway 26, a major two lane highway.
Clear Lake is not a natural lake but a reservoir created and managed under a long-term permit for agricultural irrigation off the forest. The lake usually becomes increasingly shallow beginning in early July.
At a Glance
|Fees:||Concession Operated Forest Service Day Use Site with Fee. Day use:
|Restrictions:||10 mph speed limit for motorized boats on the lake.|
|Closest Towns:||Hood River, OR|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (4)|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
From Sandy, follow Highway 26 east for about 38 miles and go right on Forest Road 2630 and follow to Clear Lake Campground and Day Use area.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Lake and Pond FishingFishing in Clear Lake. Clear Lake is a large, artificial irrigation lake. Size: 557 acres, Elevation: 3,500 feet.
|Fishing Mode||Fly, Spin, Bait|
|Water Temperature||average depth is 26 feet|
|Water/Flow Level||Rainbow trout, brook trout|