Lake Billy Chinook

Oregon And Washington Fishing Guides And Resorts

Lake Billy Chinook  Kokanee  Bass  Bull Trout  Dolly Varden  fishing guides  camping houseboat rentals  houseboats  Central Oregon

The Cove Palisades State Park is a year-round recreational destination for the entire family. Located in our high desert region, the weather is sunny and warm in the summer months and chilly but generally mild in the winter. The park is situated among towering cliffs that surround beautiful Lake Billy Chinook.

Fishing guides on Lake Billy Chinook fish for Kokanee, Bass, Bull Trout and Dolly Varden and stay in luxury houseboats that are rented from houseboat rentals on the lake. Camping and RV Parks are located all around Billie Chinook and RV Parks are the way to go and you can also rent cabins near the lake or rent fishing boats and ski boats.


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Lake Billy Chinook park features myriad water recreational opportunities, a full-service campground, store, restaurant, marina and rental services. Not interested in camping? Deluxe lakeshore log cabins are available. Nature lovers will find nearly 10 miles of hiking trails that give access to areas rich in wildlife and splendid scenery.

The park is home to the popular Eagle Watch in February.

Bull Trout, also called Dolly Varden are record size at Lake Billie Chinook. During February and March these are caught by fishing guides and fishing enthusiasts on this popular Central Oregon fishing lakes.

Learn about the unusual and unique attributes of this premier recreational and natural resource area ... at water level! Kayak tours are led weekly during the summer, and on select weekends at other times of the year.

Vital stats
Crooked River Campground (year round): 91 electrical sites with water; three deluxe cabins nearby.

Deschutes Campground (May - mid Sept.): 82 full hookup sites; 92 tent sites with water nearby (max. site 60 feet); three group tent areas.

24 boat slips: reserve boat slips.

$3 daily day-use fee or buy a 12-month permit for $25, or a 24-month permit for $40. These 1- and 2-year permits are good at all state park day-use areas.

For information only, call (541) 546-3412 or (800) 551-6949. To make boat slip reservations, call 1-800-452-5687. To contact the marina about renting a boat, call (541) 546-3521. This park has a designated off-leash area for your pet. A leash no longer than 6 feet is required elsewhere in the park. this info was obtained from and may be out of date so please check there before making any trip plans based on this info.

Rick Arnold is a popular fishing guide on Lake Billie Chinook. Be sure to look for him when you fish here to learn how to catch those monster Bull Trout.