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Description - Agate Dam is a zoned earthfill structure on Dry Creek. The reservoir covers 216 surface acres. Fish species include largemouth bass, black crappie, brown bullhead, bluegill, yellow perch, and rainbow trout. The season is open year-round.

Attractions - Located about 10 miles northeast of Medford off Oregon 62. Fish species include largemouth bass, black crappie, brown bullhead, bluegill, yellow perch, and rainbow trout. Season open year-round. There are no facilities, overnight camping or fires permitted at Agate Reservoir.

Recreation - Boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking and water sports are the most popular acivities at Agate Dam and Reservoir.

Climate - Climate in this region varies with elevation and from east to west but is generally mild with four distinctive seasons. The western portions of this region experience higher precipitation and more moderate temperatures year-round. The eastern end of this region is much more arid, with warmer summer temperatures and colder winter temperatures.

Location - From Medford, drive about 10 miles on Oregon 62 and go west on The Lake of the Woods Hwy to Yankee Creek Road.


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Contact Information:
Agate Reservoir, Jackson County Parks & Rec. Dept., 10 S. Oakdale , Medford, OR, 97501, Phone: 503-776-7001

Additional Information:
Oregon Lakes and Reservoirs - This list includes some of Oregon's largest reservoirs, as well as several smaller mountain lakes. These sites offer a full range of water-based outdoor recreation opportunities.
Southern Oregon - Southern Oregon offers a balanced mix of natural, historical and cultural attractions. The centerpiece of Southern Oregon is Crater Lake National Park, Oregons only National Park. Crater Lake is 1,932 feet deep, the deepest lake in the United States.

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