Badger Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Badger Lake Campground is adjacent to Badger Lake and one of the major portals to the Badger Creek Wilderness.  It's a rough drive to the campground, but campers are rewarded with a beautiful lake and access to the Badger Creek Wilderness with nearby access to  Badger Lake Trail #479A, and Badger Creek Trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/17/16:  Badger Lake is accesible and campground is open on a first come, first serve basis.  Primative road, high clearance vehicles only.
Reservations: No reservations
Fees Free
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. Motorized boats are prohibited in Badger Lake.
Closest Towns: Wamic, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)

General Information

Directions:

From Sandy, OR - Follow Highway 26 East to merge onto Highway 35 North.  Continue on Hwy 35 for 4.5 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 48 and continue 15.3 miles.  Turn right onto Forest Roadd 4860 and head north for 7 miles.  Turn right onto FR 4860-140 spur and continue for 4 miles until you reach Badger Lake campground.  FR 4860-140 may require high clearance or 4WD.

From Hood River, OR -  Follow Highway 35 South  for 34 miles.  Turn left onto Forest Road 48 and continue 15.3 miles.  Turn right onto Forest Roadd 4860 and head north for 7 miles.  Turn right onto FR 4860-140 spur and continue for 4 miles until you reach Badger Lake campground.  FR 4860-140 may require high clearance or 4WD.

From Tygh Valley, OR -  Follow Wamic Market road for approximately 6 miles.  Continue onto Rock Creek / White River Road for another 7 miles.  Once you reach the forest boundary you will be on Forest Road 48 which you will follow for 6.6 miles.  Turn right onto Forest Roadd 4860 and head north for 7 miles.  Turn right onto FR 4860-140 spur and continue for 4 miles until you reach Badger Lake campground.  FR 4860-140 may require high clearance or 4WD.

These roads are unimproved and not recommended for passenger cars.   Trailers are not allowed on the 140 spur.  Please contact the ranger district for road conditions.

 Check the Roads Table for up to date information.


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