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MUD LAKE CAMPGROUND, OR
part ofWallowa Whitman National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Fri Jul 11 2014 Season Dates
OverviewMud Lake Campground is located across from the Anthony Lake Ski Area and near Mud Lake in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Some campsites are tucked beneath dense pine and fir forest, while others sit in an open meadow.
The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, offering 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.
Campers at Mud Lake have access to all the recreational activities at Anthony Lake, including boating, canoeing, kayaking and trout fishing. There is an accessible boat ramp available.
A reservable group camp for up to 60 people is available, and additional standard sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. At an elevation of 7,100 feet, Mud Lake Campground offers comfortable camping during the hottest part of the summer.
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.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Baker City, Oregon, head north on Highway 30 toward Haines for approximately 10 miles. In Haines, turn left and follow the Anthony Lake Highway signs (turns into Forest Road 73 and Elkhorn Scenic Byway) for 25 miles to the Anthony Lake Recreation Area. Turn right into the campground across from the ski area.
From La Grande, head south on Interstate 84 for 25 miles to exit 285 in North Powder, Oregon. In North Powder, follow the ski area signs on Highway 237 for 4 miles to Ellis Road. Turn left on Ellis Road and go about a mile to the Anthony Lake Highway. Turn right and follow the Anthony Lake Highway (becomes Forest Road 73) for 16 miles to the campground entrance on the right, across from the ski area.
Mailing Address:MUD LAKE CAMPGROUND
Elkhorn Drive-Forest Service Road 73
Haines OR 97833
Phone Number:Information: (541)894-2393