Agate Reservoir

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Agate Reservoir


(541) 774-8183

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Agate Dam and Reservoir, features of the Rogue River Basin Project, are located about 11 miles northeast of Medford, Oregon. Agate Dam is a zoned earthfill structure on Dry Creek. The reservoir covers 216 surface acres. Fish species include large-mouth bass, black crappie, brown bullhead, bluegill, yellow perch, and rainbow trout. The dam has a height of 86 feet and a crest length of 3,800 feet and contains 421,000 cubic yards of material. The reservoir behind the dam has a total capacity of 4,800 acre-feet (active 4,780 acre-feet). Open year-round for day use. There is no entrance fee.

Map of Agate Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 44.619788, -123.931250



  • Boating

    Agate Lake is accessible by boat ramp to electric motors only.

  • Fishing

    Largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, yellow perch and brown bullhead all thrive in the Agate Reservoir, and as a special opportunity in 2006, legal-sized rainbow trout have been stocked as of mid-April.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is permitted.

  • Picnicking

    Parking and restrooms are accessible.

  • Water Sports

    Enjoy fishing and boating.


Open year-round.



From Medford, drive about 10 miles on Oregon 62.

Phone Numbers


(541) 774-8183