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With 249 lakes in Lane County, you'll be sure to find the perfect place for your next wet and wild vacation. Fishing, kayaking, hiking, sailing, diving, waterskiing and inland-surfing are just a few of the adventures accessible to you on and around Lane County waters.
From the expansive Fern Ridge Reservoir, a popular birding and sailing spot minutes outside Eugene, to Siltcoos Lake, the largest lake on the Oregon Coast, and pristine Waldo Lake, the second-largest and second-deepest lake in Oregon, Lane County's got it all.
Find the best local hiding spots when you experience Lane County lakes through the eyes of one of our experienced fishing or kayaking guides.
Blue River Reservoir offers boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing, picnicking, and camping throughout the summer season. Services are available in the community of MORE >>
Bring the boat, a picnic, and the kids to Cottage Grove Reservoir for water skiing, swimming, fishing or any of your favorite water sports. Facilities include day use MORE >>
Less than 30 minutes from Springfield, Fall Creek Reservoir is popular with water skiers and Jet skiers yet surprisingly serene for fishing or day use during midweek. 5 MORE >>
Fern Ridge Lake is a popular recreation area for water sports, such as windsurfing, sailing, water skiing, flat water kayaking and fishing. Extensive wetlands provide MORE >>
Winter cross country ski trails, early spring fishing, late summer huckleberries, and fall wildlife viewing make Gold Lake a year-round recreation destination. The lake MORE >>
Hills Creek Reservoir draws water enthusiasts of all kinds, from wind surfers to water skiers, sailors to swimmers. Bring your canoe or kayak and explore the reservoir's MORE >>
Water ski, swim, or fish the warm waters of Mercer Lake. Dense brush along the shoreline makes Mercer Lake best enjoyed from a boat or cabin. Mercer Lake Resort offers MORE >>
Munsel Lake is 110 acres in size and has a brushy shoreline in mostly private ownership. Fishing from a boat is preferable. A county boat ramp is located on the southern MORE >>
Now a dry fall, the basin is filled from underground, resulting in a dazzling clear pool of amazing colors. The water is very cold. Be careful on the steep cliffs MORE >>