Spend The Day On This Overlooked Oregon Lake To Get Away From It All

If you love Oregon’s natural beauty, you probably love to get out there in the wild and experience the quiet solitude you can only find far from our cities. Here’s a gorgeous lake with crystal-clear water, surrounded by thick forest. And the best part? No noisy outboard motors here!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more information and directions to the lake, visit the forest service’s webpage for Hosmer Lake.

Oregon’s national forests are just chock-full of beautiful spots. Here’s a hike that will take you to a hidden oasis in the Willamette National Forest.