Devils Lake

Devils Lake is a beautiful 23 acre shallow lake located adjacent to Century Drive about 30 miles southwest of Bend. The waters exquisite turquoise color and scenic views makes this lake a delightful place to visit for travelers on the cascade lakes highway. The easy access, fishable shoreline and stocking of catchable rainbows make Devils Lake an excellent place to take children fishing. In addition to the stocked rainbows there is a natural reproducing population of brook trout.

Devils Lake was formed by a lava flow that lies as a mass of jumbled volcanic rock at the lake’s east end. It is a shallow lake with an average depth of just over three feet and a maximum depth of 10 feet.

Motorized boats are prohibited on this body of water. 

Devils Lake Trailhead is beside Devils Lake and provides access to the Three Sisters Wilderness.

Small boats or rafts can be launched near the campground. 


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:

  • $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