Inclues Wickiup, Crane Prairie, Cultus, Lava, Hosmer, Elk, Sparks Paulina and East Lakes.
the cascade lakes paddle trail
The Deschutes Paddle Trail includes the nine largest Cascades Lakes in Deschutes County. Detailed visual descriptions of the Paddle Trail can be found by downloading the maps below, or picking up a hardcopy of the Deschutes Paddle Trail Cascade Lake Guide at a local visitor center.
The BPTA has provided maps of the nine largest Cascades Lakes along with the access points and campgrounds with GPS coordinates as well as the roads to the lakes. Lakes include Wickiup, Crane Prairie, Cultus, Lava, Hosmer, Elk, Sparks Paulina and East. The maps show the amenities available at each of the lakes and the species of fish found in each lake. Make sure to preview the BPTA’s information on local wildlife, river safety and proper stewardship before heading out on the water. (Read Safety Info) Find hardcopies of the guide at visitor centers and local outdoor stores.
To use the GPS maps linked below, first download the Avena Maps App on your iPhone or Android. See full instructions on Avenza at the bottom of this page.
Cascade Lakes GPS Maps
Paulina Lake and East Lake
Paulina Lake Lodge, Paulina Creek, Paulina Lake Campground, Newberry Group Campground, Chief Paulina Horse Campground, Little Crater Campground, Paulina Lake Road, East Lake Resort, RV Park, East Lake Campground, Cinder Hill Campground, Hiking Trails
Download through Avenza Maps App
How To Download GPS Maps
1. Download the Avena Maps App on your iOS (iPhone) or Android (Google) device by clicking on either icon below.
2. Once downloaded to Avenza, the maps will show you your location on the map even if you are away from Wifi and cell service.
3. Revisit this page to view and download maps published by the Bend Paddle Trail Alliance for free. BPTA maps are also available directly from the Avenza Maps App store on the BPTA's Avenza page.
4. Maps can only be used on IOS or Android devices. You can check them out on your desk top, but the GPS function will only work on phones, etc. Watch this short clip about how Avenza works below.
If you don’t want to use the Avena Maps App, you can download non-GPS linked maps below.
Thirty kiosks were installed at launch sites on the nine largest Cascades Lakes during 2010. The sites were approved by the Bend/Fort Rock Office of the Deschutes National Forest. Each kiosk contains a detailed map of that lake and information for paddlers.
The Bend Paddle Trail Alliance a nonprofit organization, and is devoted to the preservation of the natural beauty of the Deschutes Paddle Trail. Recently the organization has created and published, with support of local partners, comprehensive guides to the entire Deschutes Paddle Trail.