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60 feet.

Edit: This is a terribly worded question. Oil patterns are anywhere from 25-45 feet in length depending on what the house decided to put down at that particular time. Most patterns you will bowl on will be 35 feet in length. The lane itself is 60 feet in length.

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Q: What is the length of the oil pattern on a bowling lane?
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