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Address: Medford, OR
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A scenic lake with good fishing.

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Beautiful Scenery

This park/campground area is perfect for a quick getaway or long term stay. Lots of trails, nice cabins/camping sites, and beautiful lake for swimming or boating. The lake was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 June 2015
Kristopher H
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Liberty Lake, Washington
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Klamath Falls
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

quiet peaceful but very limited use of lake due to water shortage no docks available only 1 boat place to put in ( all boat ramps out of water)

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Liberty Lake, Washington
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

This park/campground area is perfect for a quick getaway or long term stay. Lots of trails, nice cabins/camping sites, and beautiful lake for swimming or boating. The lake was very low during our visit but our daughters still had a great time in the water.

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Medford, Oregon
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Due to the lack of rain and snow this last winter, the lake has been so low that you could not launch your boat. There are still a lot of fish in the lake.

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Medford, Oregon
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

The campgrounds at Howard Prairie Lake are great. Most of them are level spots with plenty of privacy. They have a wonderful restaurant that serves the best fish and chips. The only down side is the water level of the lake has been low for the past couple of years but there is still plenty to do. Biking, Hiking, Fishing,... More 

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2 Thank Cyndi0413
southern oregon
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96 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

Howard Prairie Resort which is run by Jackson county parks is a great getaway in Jackson County. generally good fishing, good place to hunt mushrooms. Has a restauraunt that is pretty good.

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1 Thank chief6824
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

One of my favorite places to fish at.Beautifull area with all the boats out on the water.Enjoy watching all the different birds that frequent the area.The Restaurant is pretty good,little spendy.

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Medford, Oregon, United States
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

My favorite mountain lake around here. We rent a patio boat for the family and a couple of the kids' friends, stay out for 4-6 hours fishing and swimming. Got some big bass and trout last few years.

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1 Thank Briscoe J
Central Point, Oregon
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76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

This is a beautiful lake when full, but recent droughts have left it a little low. There's a lovely campground, a cafe, boat docks, boat rentals. It's a fun place. Drive up the mountains to get there is half of the fun because of beautiful scenery Jane L.

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Montana
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168 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

A local sailing club (Rogue Yacht Club) hosts regattas on this lake, and they are excellent. These are not really large yachts, but smaller rigs. Sail on!

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2 Thank surfonmt
Medford, Oregon
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

We camp or boat at Howard Prairie several times durng the summer. The campling experience is alwasy enjoyable, especially if you get a lakeside camp spot. Watching the Canadian Geese and the American Whte Pelicans that frequent the lake, is an experience not to miss. You will also see lots of Osprey and even Bald Eagles. My husband was amazed... More 

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