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Lake Information for Jubilee Lake


Jubilee has a low bank, with excellent fishing access. Near the summit of the Blue Mountains at 4,696 feet, the lake can be snowbound until mid-June. In June and July fish can be caught anywhere in the lake, but as the water warms in August better fishing can be found in the deeper water near the dam at the southeast side of the lake

Facilities and Parks: 

There is a popular 50-site campground on the west side of the lake, the largest in the Umatilla National Forest. Facilities also include four day-use picnic areas, and a 2.8 mile paved hiking trail that encompasses the lake and is fully wheelchair accessible. There is a paved boat ramp adjacent to the campground. Only electric motors may be used on boats.

Fees: Yes, for camping and day-use.

Alternate Activities: There is a paved hiking trail around the entire perimeter of the lake. The lake is surrounded by dense mixed conifer forest. Water quality is very good.

For More Information:
ODFW John Day Watershed District Office — (541) 276-2344
Umatilla National Forest Headquarters — (541) 278-3716

Fishing Description: 

The lake is stocked with legal, trophy and fingerling-sized rainbow trout. Fingerlings reach 12-16 inches by the following year. Several hundred trophy-sized trout are stocked for a youth angling event held in late June or early July. Legal-sized trout are stocked from mid-June to mid-July.

Fishing Tips, Tactics, How-To info: 

All lake-fishing techniques can be effective

Directions to Lake: 

From Hwy 204 between Weston and Elgin, take Forest Road 64 12 miles to the northeast.

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Businesses Located Nearby

Bait & Tackle

    Walla Walla Worm Ranch
  • 462 Wallula Ave - Walla Walla, WA
  • (509) 529-3629

Boat Rental

    Boat Yard
  • 85514 Highway 11 - Milton-Freewater, OR
  • (541) 938-6634
    A-Ok Upholstery
  • 613 Se Emigrant Ave - Pendleton, OR
  • (541) 276-6315
    Walla Walla Upholstery
  • 229 E Alder St - Walla Walla, WA
  • (509) 525-7053

Vacation Rental

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