Scout Lake Overview

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Scout Lake is a stocked lake with primitive camping opportunities in a remote stretch of forest south of Clatskanie. Keys to the gate are available to Clatskanie residents upon request (see website below), otherwise one can hike in.

Scout Lake at a glance

What: Lake, fishing

Where: Swedetown Road exit from Highway 30 at the east end of Clatskanie. Take the first right onto Olson Road and go 3.8 miles south on Olson Road as it turns into Scout Lake Road and reaches a locked gate. It is 0.8 miles from the gate to the lake (46.0429, -123.1775).

Directions to Scout Lake clatskanie oregon

Hiking: some trails around the lake

Camping: primitive camping available by permit

Notable Wildlife: 

Property status: City of Clatskanie

Website: Scout Lake Recreation Area

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