Visitors source to Prineville Reservoir boat rentals, jet skis, water sports, and boat tours on this lake located in the high desert hills of Central Oregon. The reservoir is on the Crooked River located 14 miles southeast of Prineville, OR, and 29 miles east of Bend, Oregon a well traveled tourist destination. This resort reservoir is a popular retreat for outdoor adventures who enjoy camping, boating, hiking, tubing, fly board, water skiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, and other fun activities.
Prineville Marina and resort was created by damming the Arthur R. Bowman Dam, the Crooked River upstream from Prineville, Oregon. Prineville Reservoir covers 18 miles of the Crooked River and is primarily an irrigation storage water body, flood control, and public recreation. Prineville Reservoir has a maximum depth of 130 feet and the northeast end of Prineville Reservoir is a designated wildlife management area.