Tenmile Lakes near Lakeside Oregon is truly a paradise, a little piece of heaven on earth! It’s the largest and southern most lake system in a chain of lakes south of the mighty Umpqua River. The lakes are named after the creek which is approximately ten miles long and makes it’s way into the Pacific Ocean.
Tenmile Lakes and the little town of Lakeside have a rich history dating back into the mid 1800’s and were a retreat for Hollywood’s rich and famous back in the 1930’s and 40′. Bob Hope, Bing Crosby the Inkspots and many other prominent visitors came to enjoy the natural beauty and incredible salmon fishing of those days.
Today the lake is well known as a premier large mouth bass fishery and has become one of the most highly visited Lakes in Oregon. With it’s spectacular annual Fourth of July firework shows on South Tenmile Lake, the Craw-daddy Festival with its good food, music arts and crafts, Lakeside is about as apple pie and American as it gets!
The people that are fortunate enough to call Tenmile Lakes home are truly blessed by an abundance of fresh air, gleaming water, lush green forests and a quality of life that is truly priceless.
Lakeside Oregon and the nearby North and South Tenmile Lakes sit directly in the middle of some of the most beautiful country you could ever imagine, making it a world class destination for Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Boating and even Golfing!
Just north of Lakeside is Winchester Bay Oregon with its rich clamming grounds, fishing and bike trails and the annual Chainsaw Carving Competition in Reedsport Oregon. South of Lakeside is the North Bend, Coos Bay area, the largest metro area on the Oregon Coast. The Coos Bay/North Bend communities are charming coastal towns with amenities such as shopping, hospitals, mall, theaters and even a modern airport.
Further South is Bandon Oregon with its rugged coast line and the Bandon Dunes Resort , home to 5 world class golf courses! The Southern Oregon Coast from Bandon to Florence it truly a magical place to live, the people are warm and friendly… and the lifestyle enviable!
If your looking for a change in scenery, a way to escape the rat race, then you’ve found the right place. Give us a call today and let us help you make your Oregon Dreams come true!