Lake and Pond Fishing

POI in Deschutes National Forest

Overview

  • Directions

    Geolocation is not allowed

Stewardships

Description

Home of the famous “cranebows”, Crane Prairie Reservoir is one of the top producing rainbow trout fisheries in Central Oregon. 

This site has a boat ramp and a gravel parking lot for trailers. There are also picnic tables and a toilet at this site.

There is a 10 mph speed limit on Crane Prairie.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass May 1 – September 30. Passes are NOT available at this site, but can be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

Acceptable passes include:

  • $5 Day Pass
  • Northwest Forest Pass
  • Interagency Annual Pass
  • Interagency Senior Pass (America the Beautiful, Golden Age)
  • Interagency Access Pass
  • Interagency Military Pass
  • Every Kid in a Park Pass
  • Northwest Forest ePass