Loon Lake

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Loon Lake

Oregon

(541) 756-0100

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Overview

The Loon Lake Recreation Area sits on the shore of the beautiful and clear Loon Lake in the Coos Bay BLM District. Loon Lake itself covers 260 acres, is two miles long, and reaches a depth of 190 feet. The lake is perfect for swimming, fishing, and water skiing, as well as a variety of boating activities. The main feature of the site is the unique and relaxing seasonal sandy beach for swimming. The site also offers picnicking, a playground, outdoor grills, interpretive programs, flush toilets and hot showers.

This popular recreation area boasts one of the coast's finest camp grounds, which tend to be shady camp sites nestled in a Douglas fir forest, and a nature trail that leads to a cascading water fall. Campsites, some of which are fully accessible, are available for both tent campers and those with motor homes. The park is only open during the summer and early fall.

Map of Loon Lake

Latitude, Longitude: 43.594134, -123.844639

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Activities

  • Boating

    Access to Loon Lake is available for boaters, kayakers, and jet skiiers alike.

  • Bicycling

    Bike trails may be available.

  • Auto/Motorcycle

    Driving through the area offers stunning views of the lake and its surrounding forests.

  • Camping

    60 campsites are available in the park, ranging from tent sites to RV sites.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is popular at Loon Lake, from both boats and on shore. A fish cleaning station is also available.

  • Hiking

    Hiking trails near the lake offer visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the surrounding woods.

  • Hunting

    Please contact park services for more information.

  • Picnicking

    Grills are offered in the picnic sites at Loon Lake.

  • Water Sports

    A beautiful sand beach offers a convenient way for visitors to enjoy both the hot sun and cool waters during the summer.

Seasonality/Weather

The area's season starts the Thursday before Memorial Day weekend and goes until the end of November.

Directions

Driving

From State Highway 38, watch for signs 20 miles east of Reedsport. Turn south onto County Road 3, travel seven miles to Loon Lake Recreation Site. There is a private, commercial lodge by the same name a mile further.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(541) 756-0100

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