Local Events, Attractions, & Businesses for Detroit Lake, Oregon

Local Events


  • detroit fireworksDetroit Lake Water Ski Show
    August 16th, 2014 - 11am to 3pm approx.
    August 17th, 2014 - 12pm to 3pm approx.

    We are introducing a new event for 2014! Portland Water Spectacular Show Ski Team has agreed to perform on three occasions this weekend with two hour long shows on Saturday and one on Sunday. The team is a non-profit all-volunteer organization who regularly performs in Oregon and California. Stay tuned for further details.



  • cruz-in detroit lakeThe Cruz-In at the Lake
    September 20th, 2014 - 10am to 3pm

    This one day event is geared for anyone who loves classic cars, motorcycles, or boats from the 30′s, 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s and beyond. Proud owners carefully transport their prized pieces of history to Detroit Avenue and visit with classic enthusiasts. Prizes are awarded in multiple categories!








  • Detroit Lake Mud Run
    mud run detroit lake October 11th, 2014 - 9am to Finish

    This is the event you’ve been waiting for! It’s overseen by the professional running event organizer Run Wild Adventures. This is an epic course with mud, rocks, water crossings, hills, trails, stumps and amazing scenery all taking place on the lake bottom of Detroit Lake in the Cascade Mountain Range! You will be a filthy mess after this event so plan to wear clothing and shoes you don’t mind ruining! A sense of adventure is strongly encouraged! This roughly 6-mile course will be well-marked, beginning and ending in front of Detroit City Hall. Pets are always welcome on leash. Awards are given in many categories based on age group and overall time.

    For more details or to register, please visit www.runwildadventures.com.



Local Attractions

detroit lake oregon Come Relax & Explore Detroit Lake Oregon

Boating • Rafting • Fishing • Hiking • Biking • Swimming • Guided
Horse Tours • Snowmobiling • Cross Country Skiing • Paragliding


Detroit Lake Oregon
Find yourself among the towering firs, sparkling waters and friends - new and old.  Winter, Summer, Spring and Fall... at Detroit Lake you'll find the FUN in all seasons.  Our warm, small community welcomes guests to enjoy their little piece of Heaven.  Family vacations, corporate retreats, weekend get-aways - find a destination that memories are made of at Detroit Lake. 



willamette national forest Willamette National Forest (Majestic hiking trails & recreation)


Willamette National Forest
Detroit Lake has a ton of amazing trails you've just got to experience. Striking views along the winding trails are located all throughout this nature wonderland.
View the Willamette National Forest website for information on: Hiking Trails, Local Maps, Hunting, Lake Info, & ATV / Off-road trails & access.






Hoo Doo Skiing Snow Skiing / Snowboarding (A short drive to Hoodoo Ski Resort))

Hoodoo Ski Resort
Whether you prefer the deep and challenging powder of Hoodoo's Backside or the finely groomed runs of the front side, the majesty of Hoodoo's location and fun of Hoodoo's night skiing will bring you back again and again. Even if you don't ski we have plenty to do for everyone including the very popular Autobahn Tube Hill.

The Lodge is the closest lodging to Hoodoo and the only place that sells Ski Passes as well as the exclusive Hoodoo "Any Card" west of the mountain. Call for our Stay and Ski Free Packages!




breitenbushHot Springs at Breitenbush


Breitenbush Hot Springs
Nestled in the ancient forest with a pristine river and abundant hot springs, Breitenbush is a place of timeless beauty where connection with the natural world is both vast and intimate, and where every season brings unique gifts. Our 154 acres of wildlife sanctuary is surrounded by national forest. Majestic Pahtoo (Mount Jefferson) and the Mount Jefferson Wilderness Area are nearby.

The Lodge At Detroit Lake is the closest lodging to Breitenbush. The lodge is only a mere 10 miles away and a great lodging alternative for hot spring day visitors.




Elkhorn Golf Elkhorn Valley GolfCourse (18 Hole Regulation Course)


Elkhorn Valley Golf Course
Nestled in a small valley a few miles from the towering old growth forests of the Opal Creek Wildnerness area, Elkhorn Valley Golf Course offers 18 challenging holes of golf in one of the Pacific Northwest's most spectacular settings, This award-winning course has captivated golfers of all abilities since 1976.




Local Businesses


kanes marinaKane’s Marina


Kane's Marina
Kane's Marina is a unique resource for sport, leisure and nature enthusiast of all kinds. We’re the only private facility on Detroit Lake to offer sailboat moorage and on-the-water access for watercraft of all kinds in addition to an RV Park, store, help center and tavern.




detroit lake marinaDetroit Lake Marina

Detroit Lake Marina
Detroit Lake Marina is a full service Marina with daily, weekly and seasonal moorage, boat and toy rentals, canoes, gas, fishing supplies, ice, groceries and friendly people to hang around with.



Mountain High Grocery

Mountain High Grocery
Welcome to Mountain High Grocery and Gift Store, located in beautiful Detroit, Oregon. Whether you’re coming to enjoy many of the fun activities in and around Detroit, or are just passing through, be sure to stop in and visit us.



chamberNorth Santiam Chamber of Commerce

North Santiam Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber is a non-profit organization that serves as a business resource, connecting Canyon area people and businesses, encouraging partnerships and supporting community development.







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