Shadow Bay Day Use Area (Waldo Lake)

  

Shadow Bay Day Use is located on a large bay at the south end of Waldo Lake. It is wetter than either North Waldo or Islet, supporting a more diverse and prolific ground cover as well as more mosquitoes!

A hike to the South Shelter on the Shore Line Trail and then the Waldo Lake Trail #3590 is a pleasant way to enjoy the natural beauty of the woods and the lake, as well as a view of the snow-capped Sisters.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/21/2017: The road to North Waldo and Islet Campgrounds is plowed. While the campgrounds are still closed there is access to Waldo Lake. Shadow Bay Campground is still under snow and there is no access.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Day Use Fee Area ($5 a vehicle) or valid Recreation Pass required.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: See special regulations for Waldo Lake Area
Closest Towns: Oakridge, OR
Operated By: Willamette National Forest
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

36 miles east of Oakridge, Oregon.

Follow directions to Shadow Bay Campground.


General Notes:
  • Garbage containers, gray water disposal sumps, recycle center
  • Fire rings, interpretive sign
  • Boat launch (1/2 mile from campground)

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water Piped
Toilets Vault/Compost