Clear Lake Day Use/Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Adjacent to Clear Lake. This site is wheelchair accessible. It is easily accessible off Highway 26, a major two lane highway.

At a Glance

Fees Concession Operated Forest Service Day Use Site with Fee.
Open Season: undefined - undefined
Usage: Light
Restrictions: 10 mph speed limit for motorized boats on the lake.
Closest Towns: Hood River, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (4)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


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.

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Lake and Pond Fishing

Fishing in Clear Lake. Clear Lake is a large, artificial irrigation lake. Size: 557 acres, Elevation: 3,500 feet.
Water Temperatureaverage depth is 26 feet
Fishing ModeFly, Spin, Bait
Water/Flow LevelRainbow trout, brook trout


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