Battle Ground Lake is known as a crater lake. Initially Battle Ground was known as a popular crappie and bass lake. Rainbow Trout have been stocked in the lake since the late 1930s and have become a very successful fishery for anglers.
Located inside Battle Ground Lake State Park about two miles northwest of the city of Battle Ground, off of Heisson Road. Thousands of Rainbow Trout and Coastal Cutthroat Trout are stocked during late winter through spring.
The lake offers limited bank access and a dock (fee required) A Discover Pass is necessary to park at this lake. There is a small boat ramp, no combustion motors allowed. The Discover Pass is not necessary if staying in a registered campsite. Grass carp have been stocked in this lake. Fishing for or retaining grass carp is prohibited. Photo courtesy of Nick Mortensen.
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