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Anthony Lakes Campground

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We are in Phase B fire restrictions. Please see the Wallowa Whitman National Forest Home page for more info at "<a href="https://www.fs.usda.gov/wallowa-whitman" rel="nofollow">https://www.fs.usda.gov/wallowa-whitman</a>". Please note that McCully Fork Campgr ound and Peavy cabin will not be allowed to have campfires due to their locations. To see current air quality index go to "https://aqi.oregon.gov".

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Wallowa Whitman National Forest

Overview

Anthony Lake forms the source of Anthony Creek, named for William 'Doc' Anthony, an ambitious homesteader who came to Baker County in 1864. He was a farmer and a doctor, collected tolls on the Dealy Wagon Road for a time, and ran his ranch until he died in 1914 at age 85. Anthony Lake Guard Station is a historic Civilian Conservation Corps log cabin built in the 1930s - one of only a few Forest Service cabins built of logs. For questions for Anthony Lake, Grande Ronde Lake, Mud Lake, Peavey Cabin, and Anthony Lake Guard Station call (541) 856-3277 ext. 114Guests at Anthony Lake Guard Station will find many modern comforts to help make their stay enjoyable. It's located at a popular recreation area and adjacent to the Anthony Lake Campground, and is easily accessible by car.

Recreation

A boat ramp is located on the lake. Activities include boating, canoeing and kayaking. Anglers can fly fish for trout. Trails in the area include the 22.6-mile Elkhorn Crest (foot and equestrian), 1-mile Black Lake (foot and equestrian) and the 1-mile Shoreline (foot).

Facilities

A boat ramp is located on the lake. Activities include boating, canoeing and kayaking. Anglers can fly fish for trout. Trails in the area include the 22.6-mile Elkhorn Crest (foot and equestrian), 1-mile Black Lake (foot and equestrian) and the 1-mile Shoreline (foot).

Natural Features

The guard station is situated on the north shore of Anthony Lake, providing a stunning view of the lake and the glacial peaks of the nearby Elkhorn Mountains. The most prominent of these peaks is 8,342-foot Gunsight Mountain. This area is known for conifer forests, wildflower meadows and the resident mountain goats. The elevation is approximately 7,000 feet, and snow can be expected into July. Anthony Lake is sometimes frozen until mid-June.

Nearby Attractions

The Elkhorn Scenic Byway is a 106-mile drive through the Elkhorn Mountains. Along this drive are ghost towns and an abundance of lakes and rivers. Anthony Lakes Recreation is nearby with mountain bike trails and a seasonal restaurant.

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Location

Anthony Lakes Campground is located in Oregon

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Directions

From Baker City: take Highway 30 to Haines, turn west on County Road 1146, and follow the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway signs to Anthony Lakes. Turn left at the campground entrance. Anthony Lakes Guard Station is located adjacent to the campground.

Address

47500 Anthony Lakes Hwy
North powder, OR 97867

Coordinates

44.9622222 N
118.2305556 W

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