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Prineville Reservoir State Park

19020 SE Parkland Dr, Prineville, OR 97754-8611
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My favorite place to kayak.

Big reservoir, not many people. Gets a bit windy by the dam in the afternoon. Good size bass and... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Jim A
Pristine

This state park, like so many other Oregon State Parks, was so clean and well kept. The individual... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Crt1943
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Rio Vista, California
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19020 SE Parkland Dr, Prineville, OR 97754-8611
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Big reservoir, not many people. Gets a bit windy by the dam in the afternoon. Good size bass and trout, lots of crappie witch is my favorite to catch. Bring a kayak or boat for a great experience at the lake.

Thank Jim A
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This state park, like so many other Oregon State Parks, was so clean and well kept. The individual hot showers were private and free. The bathroom and sites were in pristine condition. The sites were large, far apart and the fire pits were located a...More

Thank Crt1943
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stunning scenery. Boating. Fishing. Cabins and traditional tent/rv camping. Hiking. Close to a variety of outdoor activities. This state park has it all, but one major distraction lowered the rating: obnoxious campers two sites away from our cabin. Their goings on began an 8 a.m....More

Thank Ann K
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

I am writing this review for my granddaughter (8). I have not been there but she was there for a week during the eclipse. These are her first hand comments. "I thought there would not be anyone there to play with. But to my surprise...More

Thank Paulette R
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

The hills are alive in Prineville Reservoir State Park! Brink your hiking shoes because it's very hilly. We enjoyed our stay but didn't know what to expect because I couldn't find any pictures of the cabins. The park has 5 cabins in total. 3 are...More

2  Thank RKeizur
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This State Park is in a lovely setting on Prineville Reservoir. It has a lovely swimming beach, nice boat ramp, great docks for boats, and excellent fishing. The restrooms are clean and well maintained. The showers are really nice also. They even have cabins for...More

1  Thank Kathgip
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Two parties towing Rpods found great spots overlooking the lake. Very nice facility and some nice hikes along the lake shore added to the enjoyment

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

I had a pleasant stop hear while on my Crooked River Canyon scenic drive. This is the mid point attraction. It is a beautiful dam created lake that is surrounded by amazing canyons, just like the river. While I did not get out on the...More

1  Thank Grover R
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

great get away for the day or camping area is nice too. picnics and swimming, the best fishing spots too. So beautiful here.

1  Thank Cynthia S
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit. Enjoyed the wildlife and views. Great place to hang out, go boating, fishing, and rockhounding.

Thank 420eat
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happyhonu
28 June 2016|
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Response from Christina A | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw. There isn't a lot of commercial businesses at the reservoir. It's more open and natural with a few homes dotted on the sides, a boat ramp and a few picnic areas.
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saxydave
27 April 2016|
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Response from Ruth K | Reviewed this property |
None that I know of.
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RedmondBill
21 July 2015|
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Response from Ruth K | Reviewed this property |
Springtime runoff: water levels are up and great!
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