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Anthony Lake Campground, Oregon
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Description: 7150-foot elevation. 37 campsites, including 21 tent-only sites on forested Anthony Lake, with spectacular views of Gunsight Peak and Elkhorn Mts. A large group site with 10 single sites holds 60 people/10 vehicles. Maximum vehicle length in group site is 35ft. Fishing for trout, canoeing,and row boating in the lakes;wheelchair-accessible fishing pier.
Anthony Lakes is a great base camp for exploring the Blue Mountains and the North Fork John Day Wilderness. From the campground, hikers/horse riders can follow the jeep trail to the Lakes Lookout trailhead. From the summit of Lees Peak, you can see the Anthony Lakes scattered across the flanks of the Blue Mountains; Grande Ronde, Patten, Black, Crawfish, Mud, and Hoffer Lakes. Other area hikes lead to Crawfish Lake, at the edge of the wilderness, and a longer hike from Elkhorn Crest, which climbs Gunsight Peak, then follows the ridge of the mountain range southwest into the wilderness. All the trails are open to horses; the Elkhorn Crest trailhead has a stock loading ramp. The Elkhorn Crest trail is also open to mountain bikers and ATV users.

In the winter, Anthony Lakes becomes a winter sports playground, with downhill skiing, Nordic skiing and snowmobiling all available in the area. The nearby Chicken Hill ATV area is also open to snowmobiling. Hunting for pheasant, bear, deer and elk. Scenic driving, and picnicking and swimming at the day use area.


Location: From Baker City, go 10 miles northwest on US 30, 14 miles northwest on County Road 1146, then 7 miles west on Forest Road 73.   Latitude: 44.96166667   Longitude: -118.2227

Address: Whitman Ranger District
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
3285 11th St PO Box 907
Baker City, OR  97814
Phone: (541) 523-4476

Season: late May - mid-November

Fee: $10-$14/night(single);$50/night(group)

Reservations: tel: 1-877-444-6777  |  link: www.recreation.gov
Activities
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 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

Services and Facilities
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 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Extra vehicle fees are $5-$6/night. Extra vehicle fee in the group site is $8/vehicle/night. Overflow camping is $10/night. Parking spurs average 35ft in length.
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