AppleGate Lake is nestled in the rich green of the Rogue River/Siskiyou National Forest in southern Oregon, U.S.A. Applegate is home to many birds, wildlife and several extraordinary fisheries; trout and bass being the most popular. The Lake offers convenient boat launching, day use picnicking, open water swimming, RV and tent site camping, and a convenient general store.
Applegate Lake 10 km marathon swim was featured in the month of September in the 2015 MSF Calendar.
January: Anthony McCarley, English Channel. Photo by Roger Taylor.
February: Santa Barbara Channel. Photo by Theo Schmeeckle.
March: Ted Erikson at Promontory Point, Chicago. Photo by Louise LeBourgeois.
April: Sarah Thomas at The Arc, USA. Photo by Ken Classen.
May: Underway at Lake Willoughby, USA. Photo by Phil White.
June: Grace van der Byl at MIMS 2014, USA. Photo by John Humenik.
July: Navigation, Lake Pend Oreille, USA. Photo by Andrew Malinak.
August: Suva off Cap Gris Nez, English Channel. Photo by Zoe Sadler.
September: Applegate Lake 10K Start, USA. Photo by Peter Ray.
October: Bethany Bosch & Guri at Lake Willoughby. Photo by Phil White.
November: Round Christiansborg, Denmark. Photo by Samuel Tyson.
December: Nightswimming, Ireland. Photo by Donal Buckley.
Applegate Lake Open Water Weekend
The Applegate Lake Open Water Weekend includes a 500m, 3x500m pick-up pursuit, 2.5 km, 5 km and 10 km races at a week-long open water swimming festival in southeastern Oregon near Medford. It will be the location of the 10 km U.S. Masters Swimming Marathon-Distance Open Water National Championship on 14 July 2018 organized by Rogue Valley Masters.