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Boating, camping, fishing, water sports, picnicking and hiking are the most popular activities at Green Peter Lake. There are three boat ramps and three campgrounds at the lake.

Nearby Green Peter Mountain was named by a pioneer with a vivid imagination, but the name stuck. The Quartzville section of the project is an historic gold mining area and a favorite with rockhounds.

: The climate in Oregon varies greatly by region. The coastal region and the regions west of the Cascade Range are generally temperate and wet. Temperatures in the western portion of the state rarely rise above 85 degrees F during the warmest months and rarely dip below freezing during the winter.

Location: Located in the beautiful Willamette Valley on the Middle Santiam River. From Sweet Home, 10 mi. NE on OR 20 and the Quartzville Road.

Contact Info: Green Peter LakeP.O. Box 429LOWELLOR97452-0429541-937-2131

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