There are so many ways to explore the waters of Devils Lake. Paddle, swim or even catch your own dinner. Discover Devils Lake recreation.
Hop in a kayak to explore the calm waters of Devils Lake. Several times throughout the year, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife will even lead guided excursions. Learn about kayaking
Drop your own watercraft in at one of the many boat ramps or rent one for the day. Troll for fish, sit back for a leisurely float or have a little fun on a jet ski or inter tube. Learn about boating
Stand up paddle boarding has become increasing popular. Devils Lake makes ideal spots in Lincoln City to give it a try. Learn about paddle boarding
Wind & Kite Boarding
If traditional ocean surfing is not your style, there is great windsurfing and kitesurfing opportunities on the Ocean and Devils Lake, so you can still hit the water on a board!
Regatta Grounds Park
The most popular park around Devils Lake, Regatta Grounds features a large play structure, boat ramp, protected swimming area, fishing docks, picnic area and restrooms. Plus, gorgeous views of the lake.
This tucked away park offers a great sandy beach and swimming area. There are also public grills, a picnic area and restrooms. Parking is limited.
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife stocks Devils Lake several times a year with rainbow trout. Local trout fishing is especially good during the spring and summer. Anglers have found that Devils Lake also hosts many fine largemouth bass. The lake also has a good population of yellow perch, crappie, bluegill and catfish. Grass carp also call Devils Lake their home, but those are not for catching. Learn about fishing
While exploring Devils Lake you’ll discover a variety of interesting wildlife. Deer, fish and a variety of birds all call Devils Lake home. Learn about wildlife
Blue Heron Landing
4006 West Devils Lake Rd • 541-994-4708 • Website
The go to spot on Devils Lake for rental equipment. They have kayaks, canoes, waverunners, paddleboats, motorboats and pontoon boats for your enjoyment.
Local surf shops have kayaks, paddle boards, wetsuits and other equipment for sale or rent.
- Lincoln City Surf Shop – 4792 SE Hwy 101 • 541-996-7433 • Website
- Safari Town Surf Shop – 3026 NE Hwy 101 • 541-996-6335 • Website
- ZuhG Life Surf Shop – 3219 SW Hwy 101 • 541-418-2196 • Website