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541.484.5307 · 800.547.5445 · EugeneCascadesCoast.org
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


Fern Ridge Reservoir - Recreation

  • Address:
    Clear Lake Rd
    Junction City OR 97448
  • Phone:
    541.682.2000
  • Fax:
    541.682.2009
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Fern Ridge Lake is a popular recreation area for water sports, such as windsurfing, sailing, water skiing, flat water kayaking, stand up paddling, swimming and fishing.

Fern Ridge is southern Willamette Valley's largest reservoir at 9,000 acres. Catch white crappie, brown bullhead catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill, and native cutthroat trout. Extensive wetlands provide opportunities to view waterfowl and other wildlife. This is popular birding area.

Orchard Point Park is one of its many accessible shoreline parks offering picnic facilities. This is also a popular camping destination. Fern Ridge is located in the Veneta vicinity, west of Eugene.

During warm months, watch for algae blooms which may be harmful to people and pets.

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  • Events Hosted: Triathlon Eugene, 2009 NWICSA Co-ed Qualifiers Regatta, various regattas
  • Sports Accommodated:
    • Rowing
    • Sailing
    • Swimming-Open Water
    • Triathlon