APPLEGATE LAKE NEAR COPPER

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


RESERVOIR OREGON

Applegate Lake Near Copper


April 16, 2024

1,972 ft

+0.06% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Applegate Lake Near Copper are currently 1,972 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 1,961.31ft. 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. View historical levels.

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 0.06%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,861.01 ft
2020-12-16
Maximum 1,987.65 ft
2009-05-13
Average 1,961 ft
Dam_Height 242
Hydraulic_Height 235
Drainage_Area 223
Year_Completed 1980
Nid_Storage 89300
Structural_Height 242
Primary_Dam_Type Rockfill
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 1041
River_Or_Stream APPLEGATE RIVER
Dam_Length 1200
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Height 242

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WHISKY RIDGE VIEWPOINT
JEFFERY LOOP TRAILHEAD
Jeffrey Loop Trailhead is situated in the Illinois watershed of Oregon and is a popular hiking and biking destination. The trailhead is accessible from the town of Selma, which is ...
SWAYNE VIEWPOINT
BOT MOUNTAIN
Bot Mountain is a popular hiking destination located in the Applegate watershed of Oregon. It stands at an elevation of 4,900 feet and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. ...
LAYTON DITCH TRAIL
The Layton Ditch Trail is a popular hiking trail located in the Applegate watershed of Oregon. The trail is approximately 4.5 miles long and is rated as an easy to ...
EIGHT DOLLAR MOUNTAIN BOARDWALK KIOSK
The Eight Dollar Mountain Boardwalk Kiosk is located in the Illinois watershed of Oregon and is a popular tourist attraction. The boardwalk provides visitors with an opportunity to experience the ...
BOLT MOUNTAIN
Bolt Mountain is a beautiful and unique mountain located in the Applegate Watershed of Oregon. It is a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts due to its stunning views, ...
ACORN WOMAN PEAK LOOKOUT
EIGHT DOLLAR MOUNTAIN BOARDWALK INTERPRETIVE SIGN
The Eight Dollar Mountain Boardwalk Interpretive Sign is located in the Illinois watershed of Oregon. The boardwalk is a 1.5-mile loop trail that winds through a forested area and along ...
KERMIT VIEWPOINT

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