Chopaka Lake, WA
Bureau of Land Management
In the dry sage-steppe uplands of Eastern Washington, Douglas Creek forms a unique riparian oasis. In the basalt canyon, songbirds and raptorsperch in cottonwoods, and the road paralleling the creek passes beaver ponds and cascading pools.
Address:915 Walla Walla
Directions:From Highway 97 at Tonasket, take the Loomis-Oroville Highway west through Loomis. Two miles past Loomis, turn left onto the Chopaka Mountain Road. Keep to the right and drive the steep grade up the mountain. After 3.5 miles, take the road to the right for 2 more miles to reach Chopaka Lake. The BLM camping area is north of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources campground.