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South Twin Lake

Bend, OR
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We love small lakes with no motor boats, so it is one of our favorite lakes to spend time camping... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Holly B
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Great place for the family.

This place is a super find, fishing-swimming-restaurant-rental boats and equipment for all, no... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2016
Palm Springs, California
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“trout” (2 reviews)
Bend, OR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love small lakes with no motor boats, so it is one of our favorite lakes to spend time camping and fishing and hiking ..

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This place is a super find, fishing-swimming-restaurant-rental boats and equipment for all, no power boats allowed. Good restaurant and store. Rental cabins available with advanced reservations recommended.

Thank WesternRover
Reviewed 16 January 2016

A great place for a family picnic. The water is warm enough to swim in during the summer months, there are beaches for children to play on and the lake is just the right size to float a kayak or rubber raft on for a...More

Thank CindyJo2015
Reviewed 3 January 2016

All of the Cascade Lakes are beautiful. South Twin is no exception. Clean campground and close to La Pine, OR. if you need to run to the store.

Thank Chad C
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Twin lakes feature great fishing and are especially productive during the early parts of the spring for trout. A small lodge area that includes cabins and store make this a nice quiet getaway as well as a base of operations for other scenic vewing in...More

Thank K W
Reviewed 22 October 2015

For family fun. Everything here to enjoy the lake. Kayaks, canoes and swimming are the tasks of the day. Resort has cabins a store and even a restrurant in the summer. Great place for kids and family.

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Great quiet lake in the high desert. The small lodge and store has what you need and the staff is very friendly. Will go back and camp next time.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We stayed at West Twin Lakes Campground. The reservoir was dry but South Twin Lake did have water. It was really pleasant and peaceful time of year to go.

Thank Denes E
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Both of these lakes are wonderful. In fact ALL of the Lakes on the High Cascades Highway are some of the most beautiful ACCESSIBLE and pure lakes! the US has to offer. Check all of them out!

Thank Libi K
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This lake is great. No motor boats allowed so you can swim across the lake. There is a beach, kayak rentals, restaurant, store, camping and cabins. Great little lake that is warm. Fun to hang out for the day or camp for a weekend!

Thank Shana S
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23 May 2015|
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We would like to camp at South Twin Lake and have a couple questions. One reviewer said that there were parasites in the lake in 2014 and that they ended up with a lot of bites. Is there any truth to this? Also, we are wondering if mosquitoes are a problem there in July as they are at so many other lakes in central Oregon.
22 January 2015|
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