Scout Lake Overview

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Scout Lake is a stocked lake with primitive camping opportunities 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: Hiking, fishing

Where: Turn onto Swedetown Road south from Highway 30 at the east end of Clatskanie. Take the first right onto Olson Road and go 2.8 miles south on Olson Road until you reach a locked gate at 46.0653, -123.1784. It is 2 miles on “Scout Lake Road” from the gate to the lake (46.0429, -123.1775).

Directions to Scout Lake clatskanie oregon

Hiking: Network of logging roads in area around the lake

Camping: primitive camping available by permit

Notable Wildlife: Osprey, waterfowl, pond amphibians

Property status: City of Clatskanie

Website: Scout Lake Recreation Area

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