Lake of the Woods is a natural lake near the crest of the Cascade Range in southern Oregon, United States. The lake covers 1,146 acres (4.64 km2). The lake was named by Oliver C. Applegate in 1870. Today, the lake is part of the Fremont-Winema National Forests. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife manages the lake’s fishery. The small unincorporated community of Lake of the Woods, Oregon is located on the east shore of the lake. Lake of the Woods is one of southern Oregon’s most popular outdoor recreation sites.
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