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Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake is located 25 miles west of Bend, Oregon, along the beautiful Cascades Lakes Scenic Byway. Sweeping mountain views, spring wildflowers and volcanic outcroppings make for naturally elegant compositions that beckon to landscape photographers. With a surface elevation of 5,433 feet, 780 acres of surface area and 10 miles of shoreline, Sparks Lake offers endless opportunity for exploration. Trout-filled waters, excellent camp sites and stunning natural scenery make Sparks Lake a favorite amongst photographers, paddlers, hikers, campers and fishermen.