Kinnikinnick (Laurance Lake) Day Use Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Area is wheelchair accessible adjacent to Kinnikinnick (Laurance Lake) Campground.  The location offers vault toilets. There is a boat ramp nearby.

On Laurence Lake this area is a natural attraction all its own. With incredible lake views, regular sightings of bald eagles and rock and hill formations that surround this site, it is the perfect place to go "off the grid" and enjoy the outdoors.

Laurence Lake allows all non-motorized water sports. There are no rental facilities on site.

At a Glance

Fees This is a Concession Operated Forest Service Day Use Site with Day Use Fee.
Closest Towns: Hood River, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood River Ranger District, (541) 352-6002

General Information


From Parkdale, travel south on Clear Creek Road for 2.8 miles. Take a slight right onto Laurance Lake Road/Forest Road 2840 and follow for about 4 miles. 

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