Fern Ridge Reservoir, this dam provides flood control, irrigation, recreation,navigation, and improved downstream water quality. The water level is kept high from May through September for recreation purposes.
is home to multiple parks and yacht clubs, both private and county-managed. During the summer, strong, generally northerly winds develop in the afternoon and usually last until dusk. Because these winds are quite reliable, Fern Ridge has become a popular sailing destination for the nearby population.
Come on out for some fun: sailing, swimming, hiking, fishing, relax and enjoy the view from the valley.