Lake Activities

Enjoy beautiful wildlife, high desert vistas, fresh air, peace, and quiet. where horses roam freely. We also have the following activities and areas around the lake:

Pontoon Boat Rentals

Pontoon Boat Rentals

Pontoon Boats: Load up your lunch basket and cooler, the kids and pup, and shove off to explore the lake. Spring fed waterfalls, waterfowl, herons, eagles, ospreys, horses, mule deer, amazing geology, volcanic viewpoints, 2 dams, and unforgettable memories! You can rent for 3 hours, six hours, or a full 9 hour day. We have 3, six-person pontoons and 2, eight-person pontoons. $125 to $350. Click here to see our Boat Rentals
Kayaks

Kayaks

Paddle, paddle, paddle! Sit in or on one of our kayaks and explore the lake while getting an awesome work out. There is nothing like gliding through the water and being down on the same level as our friends that live here all the time. Fish jump right over your bow, herons stretch their necks to get a better view of you, eagle eyes definitely have a great view of you, and the geology is unbelievable. Getting up and close to Mom Nature is so easy and so much fun to do while in or on your kayak.
Water Skiing and Wakeboarding

Water Skiing and Wakeboarding

Don`t forget to bring your speed boat and all your water skies and wakeboarding equipment. There is plenty of room to test all your water skills.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding: Your Lake Simtustus Resort is located on the Willow Creek inlet which feeds the dammed up Deschutes River. This swollen inlet provides the perfect playground for your SUP adventure. Imagine cutting through the glassy water as the sun rises, fish are jumping, herons, eagles, and ospreys watching your every, graceful stroke! Explore the shallows and the spring-fed waterfall, or get some speed on the open waters. We rent 4 different style boards for different levels of fun! Grab a few friends and jump on our 4 people, SUPer fun inflatable board. $30 for a couple of hours, $50 for 4 hours, and $75 for all day.
Games Everywhere!

Games Everywhere!

Games: We have games everywhere. Badminton, volleyball, yard Farkle, big beverage pong, bocce ball can all be checked out to use on the game lawn. The playground and horseshoe pits are up at the amphitheater. Board and card games can be checked out of the store. More games and activities are available for purchase at the store.