Tamarack Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Located along the Wild and Scenic Eagle Creek
Oregon

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 12

Tamarack Campground is a small facility located along the Wild and Scenic Eagle Creek in the southern Wallowa Mountains. This open and sunny site has 12 tent/trailer sites with 3 that are fully accessible. A short accessible path leads down to the creek and ends at 2 fishing platforms. Popular activities include; fishing, hiking, and bird watching. With easy access, this campground can fill-up and particularly during holiday week-ends.

Fees: Single unit campsites = $5.00/night. A self-service fee station is available at the campground. (2011)

Usage: Medium-Heavy

Closest Towns: Baker City (OR), Halfway (OR)

Water: Potable Water- hand pump well

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Directions:
From Halfway, Oregon travel north on the Cornucopia Highway for about 5 miles; Turn left off the Cornucopia Highway at Carson Grade Road (turns into Forest Raod 7710) and go about 5.5 miles to Forest Road 77; Turn left on Forest Road 77 and go 19.5 miles along Paddy Creek and Eagle Creek to Campground; Campground entrance is signed on your left.

From Baker City, Oregon head north on Interstate 84 for 5 miles to exit 298; turn right off interstate to State 203 Highway and travel 18 miles to Medical Springs, Oregon; In Medical Springs turn right on Big Creek Road and go 1.5 miles to Forest Road 67; Turn left on Forest Road 67 and go about 14 miles to Forest Road 77 road junction; Turn right on Forest Road 77 looping back south and go 0.7 miles; The campground entrance is on the right.

Most of these roads are narrow and gravel or dirt surfaced.
 

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