The Anthony Lake Picnic Area is situated on Anthony Lake with fantastic views of Gunsight Peak and the Elkhorns Mountains. Popular day-use activities include picnicking, day-hikes, wading, ...[more]
Anthony Lakes Picnic Area
From Baker City, Oregon head north on Highway 30 toward Haines approximately 10 miles; In Haines turn left and follow the Anthony Lake Highway signs (turns into Forest Road 73) for 25 miles to the Anthony Lake Recreation Area. Turn left into the Anthony Lake Campground. The day-use are with picnic tables is on the north and west side of the lake.
From La Grande, Oregon head south on Interstate 84 for 25 mile 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 1 mile to the Anthony Lake Highway; Turn right and follow the Anthony Lake Highway (becomes Forest Road 73) for 16 miles to the Anthony Lake Campground entrance on your left. The day-use are with picnic tables is on the north and west side of the lake.
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