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Adventure Center/Visitor Information: 3312 Gateway St · Springfield OR (Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Downtown Eugene Visitor Center: 754 Olive St · Eugene OR (Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Mailing Address: PO Box 10286 · Eugene OR 97440 s

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Dexter Reservoir

  • Address:
    Lowell OR 97452

Crowned by the Lowell Covered Bridge Interpretive Center, this calm reservoir is popular for boating, sailing and rowing. There are several boat ramps and docks at parks on both sides of the lake. The University of Oregon and the Oregon Association of Rowers' crew teams practice here with boathouses and marina at the Lowell State Recreation Site. At full capacity the reservoir is 1,000 acres (405 ha). Fish for hatchery rainbow trout, small chinook salmon, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, brown bullhead catfish and white crappie.

Sports Venues
General Information
  • Sports Accommodated:
    • Disc Golf
    • Rowing
    • Sailing
    • Swimming-Open Water
    • Triathlon
  • Events Hosted: Columbia Drag Boat Racing Northwest Nationals. Multiple University of Oregon and Oregon State University rowing regattas.
  • Parking:
    • Parking Lot
  • Passes Required:
  • Pets Allowed - Restrictions may apply:
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
Trails & Routes
  • Trail Users:
    • Cyclists
    • Hikers / Runners
  • Natural Points of Interest:
    • Lake / Reservoir
  • Facilities at Trailhead:
    • Picnic Tables
    • Toilets

OAR Covered Bridge Regatta

  • Apr 14 - Apr 15 Recurring daily
  • Dexter Reservoir

Come to Dexter Lake for Oregon Association of Rower's annual regatta, where...