A 64-acre natural lake fed by underground springs, Blue Lake provides opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming, and makes a beautiful backdrop for hundreds of family picnics, community events and special programs throughout the year.
Boating at the lake: Paddle boats, row boats and canoes are available to rent at Blue Lake between May 1 and Sept. 30. For more information about boat rentals, call 503-661-6087. Privately owned watercraft are allowed on the lake for the purpose of angling between Oct. 1 and April 30, as long as they do not exceed 14 feet in length (17 feet for canoes) and 3.0 horsepower in motor capability.
Other things to do: – Blue Lake is stocked annually with trout to improve your luck from the park’s universally accessible fishing pier. Anglers under 13 can fish without a license. All angling must be in accordance with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations.
– The new natural discovery garden invites visitors to experience the wonders of nature while learning to garden naturally.
– Park visitors enjoy basketball, archery, volleyball, softball, horseshoes, playgrounds, walking and biking.
– The wetland area at the west end of the park offers a wildlife viewing platform and perimeter trail.