Sparks Lake Boating Site

Deschutes National Forest, Near Bend, Oregon

Sparks Lake Boating Site does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!

Overview

This site includes a boat launch, parking area, and trail on Sparks Lake.  There are boat-in camping opportunities at dispersed sites.  The paved interpretive Ray Atkeson Loop Trail can be accessed from this site.

Motorized and non-motorized boats are allowed on the lake. A maximum speed limit of 10mph is strictly enforced.

 

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass May 1 – September 30. Passes are available at this site, but can also 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: