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Lake Billy Chinook Houseboat Rentals

At a Glance

Elevation
1945 feet
Area
6.25 square miles
Length
28 miles
Width
.22 miles on average
Shoreline
72 miles
Avg. Depth
102 feet
Max. Depth
400 feet
Avg. Air Temp.
63°F
Summer Water
68°F
Marinas
Cove Palisades Marina,
Lake Billy Chinook Houseboats
 
Browse Houseboats at Lake Billy Chinook

Lake Billy Chinook is a canyon lake in Oregon, its clear waters flowing between the deep carved banks of the Crooked, Deschutes, and Metolius Rivers. The dam has made this convergence a reservoir instead of a three-in-one river, but the lake is unusually narrow. The unique width of Lake Billy Chinook however makes houseboating that much more interesting. Boating between the intense cliffs in the bright summer or in the cooler spring isn't quite like boating anywhere else.

Whether you're taking to the lake in a comfortably large houseboat or running swift across the surface in a speedboat or personal watercraft, Lake Billy Chinook is beautiful and unique. The water is very deep, too, and you can stare down forever without seeing the bottom.

If you like fishing while you boat, this is a good place to do it. Bull Trout are the most popular catch and tend to be huge - the largest three Bull Trout in Oregon were caught here. Other popular species are Kokanee Salmon and Brown and Rainbow Trout.

For complete Lake Billy Chinook houseboat pricing information, select Pricing/Rates.
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