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Oregon Applegate Watershed

Applegate Lake Near Copper

June 7 2023

1,979 ft

-0.03% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Applegate Lake Near Copper are currently 1,979 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 1,977.75ft.

Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2009-05-13 when levels reached 1,987.65 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2020-12-16 when levels receded to 1,861.01 ft.

Applegate Lake is a reservoir located near Copper, OR in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. The lake was created in 1980 when the Army Corps of Engineers dammed the Applegate River. The lake provides water for irrigation and recreation, and is home to a variety of fish species including rainbow trout, largemouth bass, and crappie. The hydrology of the lake is influenced by both surface flow and snowpack from the surrounding mountains. Farmers in the area rely on the lake for irrigation, while recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping draw tourists to the area. The lake is also a popular spot for hiking and birdwatching.

Geolocation -123.116, 42.055
Elevation 1,763 ft
Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.03%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,861.01 ft
Maximum 1,987.65 ft
Average 1,978 ft


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