Summer Recreation

Rainbow Trout Fishing is Back !

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife estimates there are over 205,000 trout in the lake available for harvest during the 2014 season.  That's right, 205,000 plus trout ranging in size 11 to over 20 inches. And, the limit at Diamond Lake is 8 trout per day of which one can be 20 inches or more.  Last season produced a 12 plus pound trout and lots of 4 and 5 pouners.   Check our fishing report for current information and pictures of the ice melting off the lake.

Fishing Report
 

Diamond Lake Resort rents 16 & 18 foot aluminum boats.  The 16 foot boats have 8 hp Tohatsu four stroke outboard motors.  The 18 foot boats, designed to carry 6 adults, are powered by 15 hp Tohatus four stroke outboards.

Please note, all reservations for fishing boat rental, patio boat rental, charter fishing boat seats, and boat moorage require an advance  deposit.  Please call 800-733-7593 x 238 to make your marina reservations and deposit.

Rental rates for 16 foot aluminum boats:
$30.00 per hour; $60.00 1/2 day; $80.00 all day

 

Rental rates for 18 foot aluminum boats:

$40.00 per hour; $80.00 1/2 day; $100.00 all day

You may rent a bimini top to any of the new aluminum boats for just $15.00

 

Charter Boat


Our Chater Boat is a comfortable 24 foot long x 10 foot wide pontoon boat with lots of room to fish ten customers easily.  All bait and tackle provided.  All you need is an Oregon fishing license and an ice chest to take your fish home in, or have it cooked for you in our restaurant.

The cost is $60.00 per person

Afternoon scenic tours are available for up to 20 guests. $10.00 per person, 5 person minimum
 

Patio Boats

 

Our Patio Boats are a great way to take the whole family out on the lake fishing or sightseeing.

All day rentals are $195.00; 1/2 day morning rental @ $140.00; 1/2 day afternoon rental @ $160.00; or $60.00  per hour

 Reservations and deposits are required.

 

Paddle Boats

 

A classic way to tour Diamond Lake.

1/2 hour .... $9.00

$16.00 per hour

 

Bumper Boats

Powered by quiet Honda outboard engines, these playful water craft are great fun for the entire family. Rented at the marina, rates are $5.00 for the operator, plus $1.00 for each passenger.

 
 

Mountain Biking

 

The marina rents from a fleet of "Diamond Back" mountain bikes. There is a paved 12 mile USFS bike path around the lake. For the more advanced back country dirt roads and single track trails, ask the marina staff for directions to the best riding. Helmets are provided with each bike.

Rates are: 8 or more hours ... $30.00

1/2 day, 4 hours... $25.00; or by the hour ...$10.00

 

Kayaking and Canoes

Single & double passenger styles $16.00 per hour; $9.00 for 1/2 hour

 
 

Horseback Riding

 

Guided horse back rides are available at Diamond Lake Corrals from June until the snow flies in the Fall.  Gentile, experienced horses.  Reservations are recommended.  541-793-3337

www.diamondlakecorrals.com

Closed Sunday, except for Holiday weekends.

 

United States Forest Service Campgrounds

 

There are over 450 camping sites at the three Umpqua National Forest campgrounds in the Diamond Lake Recreation Area. Diamond Lake, Broken Arrow, and Thielsen View campgrounds are very well maintained with paved roads and trailer pads. Only 174 of these sites are reserved through the National Recreation Reservation service at 877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov

 

THE REST OF THE 226 CAMPSITES ARE FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED

 
       

F.Y.I. ...  When you call the national reservation system and the operator tells you there are no camping sites available, they are only talking about the reserved sites, not the  first come, first served sites.  

Diamond Lake Campground is located on Forest Road #4795, on the east shore of Diamond Lake with 238 combined trailer (to 35 feet) and tent campsites. Some sites are designed for campers with disabilities. Tables, fireplaces, running potable water, flush toilets, showers, garbage bins, gray water sumps, RV dump station, boat ramps, and fish cleaning stations. Advance reservations are available for sites in "A" through "F", and in "G" and "M" camping loops. Daily rates: Single unit, $16.00 for the first vehicle, $5.00 for additional vehicles. Multiple units, $21.00 for the first two vehicles, $5.00 per additional vehicle. Single lakeshore units are $22.00 per night; double lakeshore units: $27.00 per night.

Broken Arrow Campground is east of Forest Road #4795 at the south end of Diamond Lake with a combination of 118 trailer (to 35 feet) and tent camp sites. Tables, fireplaces, running potable water, flush toilets, showers, garbage bins, gray water sumps, and RV dump station. Loops "F" & "G" are designed for campers with disabilities. Group reservations are available in Loops "J, K, M, & N". Call 1-877-444-6777.  Daily rates: Single unit, $15.00 for the first vehicle, $5.00 per additional vehicle. Multiple Units: $20.00 for the first two vehicles, $5.00 per additional vehicle.

Thielsen View Campground is also on Forest Road #4795 on the west shore of Diamond Lake with a total of 60 trailer (to 30 feet) and tent units. Some of the sites have been modified to accommodate campers with disabilities. Tables, fireplaces, running potable water, vault toilets, gray water sumps, garbage bins, and a boat ramp. Daily rates: Single unit $15.00 for the first vehicle, $5.00 each additional vehicle. Multiple units: $20.00 for the first two vehicles, $5.00 per additional vehicle.

Free Hiker / Cyclists Camping area: Five non-motorized campsites, adjacent to the South Shore Picnic Area, are available for hikers and bicyclists. Tables, fireplaces, running potable water, flush toilets and gray water sump.

South Shore Picnic Area: 23 picnic sites with tables, fireplaces, running potable water, flush toilets, garbage bins, children's playground, volleyball court, horseshoe pits, and swimming beach. The group Pavilion may be reserved.

The US Forest Service's Diamond Lake Information and Visitors Center is open daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Phone: 541-793-3310

 
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