The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, wants its visitors to practice good "water safety" while boating, fishing or swimming. This page offers essential information for having safe and enjoyable recreational experiences on the reservoirs and waterways we manage.
Loaner life jackets availability is limited. Oregon State Parks' loaner life jackets are currently unavailable. There is a risk of spread of COVID-19 with any shared resource. For that reason, it is recommended to use your own personal life jacket and properly disinfect between uses. The best way to prevent drowning is to wear a life jacket when in and near the water.