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Beautiful

There's great places to spend the day, some areas are more crowded then others but we still managed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie S
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Astoria, Oregon
Gorgeous Lake

I love this lake. The water is crystal clear, it is warm in the summertime, and the scenery is... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Megan H
via mobile
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“crooked river” (4 reviews)
“water sports” (4 reviews)
“three rivers” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Madras, OR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's great places to spend the day, some areas are more crowded then others but we still managed to find a quiet spot on a Sunday AM in July. The lake was a whole lot clearer than it was last year when we visited. Bring...More

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I love this lake. The water is crystal clear, it is warm in the summertime, and the scenery is breathtaking. There are all kinds of activities you can do on the lake, equipment you can rent, and you can bring your own boat if you...More

3  Thank Megan H
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I love it! You can rent kayaks boats with tubes. Skis. Or wakeboards. Jet skis. Paddle boats. House boats. Party boats. Or just swim and picnic. Make sure to stop at store on top the hill for ice cream to finish the day!

2  Thank Savannah B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful place to visit. Awesome sights to see. We see bald eagles. Fishing is year round. We catch bull trout. Very good eating

Thank Carol D
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

what a surprise this place was...take the camera or take the family....it is very scenic...go to the look outs too...maybe even drive right thru from one end to the other...

1  Thank Shane R
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Very nice lake to explore, has 3 main arms from valleys cut by three rivers. Sheer cliffs of basalt columns left by ancient lava flows.

Thank Mitch m
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

we were in the area for the eclipse and one of our neighbors said you gotta go and see this place... so we took a short drive and were pleasantly surprised there was plenty of camping areas and picnic areas. It looked like something from...More

1  Thank cher981152016
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Had luch there with a large group. Caled in order ahead of time, food was noit ready. The servings were lagre, but I watched a man spray water on the "grilled" chicken before it was microwaved. It is a very nice seting. Next time i...More

1  Thank eastsidegem
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This attraction has been popular for years and extremely busy on the weekends. It used to have beautiful clear blue water, but for some reason during the summer months particularly, it has a massive algae bloom turning the water green with giant clumps of algae,...More

Thank w2g2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Amazing drive down the canyon to the lake! Many picnic areas to chose from to enjoy a great day relaxing!

Thank FHExpress
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woolleyfam
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