Best Camping near Sumpter, OR

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Join the fun near Sumpter. With tons of outdoor activities and scenic camping, this is an excellent vacation spot for all kinds of travelers. Discover secluded campsites where you can reconnect with nature. Or maybe you like to bring your family and friends along. Either way, there are Sumpter campgrounds just for you. Find the best campgrounds near Sumpter, plus reviews and photos from other campers like you.

Best Camping Sites Near Sumpter, OR (129)

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    1.

    Union Creek Campground

    28 Reviews
    75 Photos
    193 Saves
    Unity, Oregon

    Overview

    One of Eastern Oregon___s largest Forest Service campgrounds, Union Creek Campground is located 18 miles South of Baker City. Sitting along Phillips Reservoir___s North shore, Union Creek Campground boasts many amenities including over 60 tent/trailer sites, some with full hookups. There is access to boating, mountain biking, hiking and more. This campground is part of the Union Creek Recreation Area, which includes a picnic and day-use area. Union Creek Campground is set on three loops with separate walk-in tent camping, and it has four group sites that can accommodate large groups up to 60 people. PLEASE NOTE: This Union Creek Campground is located in northeastern Oregon in the Wallowa Whitman National Forest. This is not the Union Creek Campground located in southwestern Oregon near Medford.

    Recreation

    The campground is near a boat launch and a small, rocky swim beach. Activities include swimming, fishing, boating, and water skiing. Anglers can fish for bass, trout and perch. There's an access point for the Phillips Lake Shoreline Trail, a scenic trail for hiking and mountain biking. This trail can be connected to make a 16 mile loop around the lake.

    Facilities

    The campground is near a boat launch and a small, rocky swim beach. Activities include swimming, fishing, boating, and water skiing. Anglers can fish for bass, trout and perch. There's an access point for the Phillips Lake Shoreline Trail, a scenic trail for hiking and mountain biking. This trail can be connected to make a 16 mile loop around the lake.

    Natural Features

    Phillips Reservoir is a popular destination within the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest because it offers scenic views of the surrounding Elkhorn Mountains. The shoreline is forested with a mix of Ponderosa pine and various firs interspersed with small grasslands. Visitors enjoy several varieties of colorful wildflowers in the spring.

    Nearby Attractions

    The historic gold mining town of Sumpter is about 10 miles away, West of Hwy 7. Visitors can explore the Sumpter Dredge State Heritage Park, browse the holiday weekend flea markets or take a ride on a historic steam locomotive.

    Charges & Cancellations

    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $40 - $44 / night

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    Grande Hot Springs RV Resort

    37 Reviews
    59 Photos
    152 Saves
    Union, Oregon
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    3.

    Pilcher Creek Reservoir

    12 Reviews
    43 Photos
    278 Saves
    North Powder, Oregon

    The reservoir is owned and operated by the Powder Valley Water Control District who allow for recreation facilities located on the southeast portion of the reservoir. Maintenance and operations are provided by the Union County Parks Department with support from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and the Oregon State Marine Board.

    The park offers 17 primitive camping sites, vaulted toilets, dock and boat ramp (5mph speed limit). Pilcher Creek Reservoir is nestled in the foothills of the Elkhorn Mountains with picturesque scenery, a choice destination for camping enthusiasts. The fishing is great and wildlife is abundant. An elk feeding/viewing station is nearby and elk can typically be seen during the winter months.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
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    4.

    A-Frame RV Park

    10 Reviews
    13 Photos
    9 Saves
    Baker City, Oregon

    The A-Frame RV Park has a variety of resources available including 30amp and 50amp RV sites, tent sites, propane, a dog walk, souvenirs, showers, and a laundry facility.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Olive Lake Campground (OR)

    10 Reviews
    38 Photos
    132 Saves
    Sumpter, Oregon

    Overview

    Nestled on the edge of a lake, high in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon, this popular campground is only 8 miles west of the historic Fremont Powerhouse and 12 miles west of the old mining town of Granite. The campground features 28 campsites and 7 accessible toilet facilities. Other features include a 2-mile hiking trail around the lake with nearby access to wilderness and scenic area trails, a boat ramp and 2 docks. There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home.____ Besides beautiful scenery, the lake offers many opportunities for wildlife viewing--particularly a nesting pair of osprey that return annually. Activities in this area include fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, hunting, and photography. Within 20 miles are several historic sites.

    Recreation

    A 2-mile hiking trail encircles the lake, providing access to more secluded spots where solitude can be enjoyed. Bicyclists can also enjoy the trail although there are a couple of spots bikes might need to be walked, depending on skill level. Anglers can fish for rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brook trout, and kokanee and crawfish boils are a popular dinner option. There are 2 boat docks adjacent to the campground, as well as a boat ramp and trailer parking. Motorized boats are allowed on the lake, but wakes and jet skis are not allowed. There are opportunities for viewing wildlife such as deer, elk, bear, river otters, and osprey. Mushroom and berry picking are available in season. Other nearby trails access the North John Day Wilderness Area and Vinegar Hill Scenic Area. An interpretive sign about the beetle infestation is located in a few spots within the campground.

    Facilities

    A 2-mile hiking trail encircles the lake, providing access to more secluded spots where solitude can be enjoyed. Bicyclists can also enjoy the trail although there are a couple of spots bikes might need to be walked, depending on skill level. Anglers can fish for rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brook trout, and kokanee and crawfish boils are a popular dinner option. There are 2 boat docks adjacent to the campground, as well as a boat ramp and trailer parking. Motorized boats are allowed on the lake, but wakes and jet skis are not allowed. There are opportunities for viewing wildlife such as deer, elk, bear, river otters, and osprey. Mushroom and berry picking are available in season. Other nearby trails access the North John Day Wilderness Area and Vinegar Hill Scenic Area. An interpretive sign about the beetle infestation is located in a few spots within the campground.

    Nearby Attractions

    The area around Olive Lake is rich in history. The dam and gates on the north side of the lake were constructed as part of a hydroelectric system to support gold mining activities within the northern Blue Mountain Region. Historically, water from the lake flowed through a wooden pipeline to the Fremont Powerhouse, where it was used to produce electricity for mines and towns in the area. Fremont Powerhouse is located approximately 7 miles east and the historic moning town of Granite is 12 miles east of Olive Lake along Forest Road 73.__

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins

    $25 / night

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    Southwest Shore Campground

    6 Reviews
    28 Photos
    31 Saves
    Sumpter, Oregon

    Southwest Shore Campground is one of 3 campgrounds located around Phillips Lake. This campground usually opens up first in the Spring and has a warm open pine tree setting. Due to fluctuating water levels, the lake may be a short hike down from the campground. Popular activities include; fishing, hiking Phillips Lake South Shoreline Trail #1610, boating, and watching wildlife.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $10 - $14 / night

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    Mtn View RV Park

    9 Reviews
    19 Photos
    22 Saves
    Baker City, Oregon

    Spaces offer water, sewer, 20/30/50 amp electric, Wi-Fi, shade tree, grass lawn, picnic table and Free Expanded Cable TV. All campers enjoy top rated restrooms, showers and laundro-mat.

    Meeting room and tent areas with BBQ's available. Quiet pets welcome. No freeway noise. Open 7 days a week all year long

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Market
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    Unity Lake Dump Station

    6 Reviews
    19 Photos
    34 Saves
    Unity, Oregon
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Mccully Forks

    3 Reviews
    11 Photos
    13 Saves
    Sumpter, Oregon

    Located along the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway, the McCully Forks Campground is set near a small stream in a forested setting. Popular activities include; visiting the Sumpter Valley Dredge State Park, day hikes, relaxing, visiting the historic town of Sumpter, and exploring along the byway.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
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    Anthony Lake Campground

    5 Reviews
    67 Photos
    51 Saves
    Haines, Oregon

    Overview

    At an elevation of 7,100 feet, this campground keeps cool in the summertime heat. The sites sit among boulders and mixed conifers on a bluff over Anthony Lake. For questions for Anthony Lake, Grande Ronde Lake, Mud Lake, Peavey Cabin, and Anthony Lake Guard Station call (541) 894-2332None of the sites offer lake views, but campers can enjoy gazing on Gunsight Mountain and the surrounding peaks of the Elkhorn range.__ Anthony Lakes Campgrounds Website__

    Recreation

    There is a boat ramp available at the camp. Activities on Anthony Lake include boating, canoeing, kayaking and trout fishing. 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

    There is a boat ramp available at the camp. Activities on Anthony Lake include boating, canoeing, kayaking and trout fishing. 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 Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, 2.3 million acres of varied landscape, extends from the Blue Mountains and rugged Wallowa Mountains down to the spectacular canyon country of the Snake River on the Idaho border. Anthony Lake Campground is located in the Southern Elkhorn Mountain/Powder River Basin Area, with the highest peak in the Elkhorn Mountains at 9,108 feet. The area around the lake is known for conifer forests, wildflower meadows and the resident mountain goats.

    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.

    Charges & Cancellations

    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $50 - $80 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Sumpter, OR?

According to TheDyrt.com, Sumpter, OR offers a wide range of camping options, with 129 campgrounds and RV parks near Sumpter, OR and 8 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Sumpter, OR?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Sumpter, OR is Union Creek Campground with a 4.6-star rating from 28 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Sumpter, OR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 8 free dispersed camping spots near Sumpter, OR.

What parks are near Sumpter, OR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 12 parks near Sumpter, OR that allow camping, notably Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and Malheur National Forest.