Southwest Shore Campground

  

Camp trailer parked under pine trees with a mountain lake in background

Southwest Shore Campground is one of 3 campgrounds located around Phillips Lake. This campground usually opens up first in the Spring and has a warm open pine tree setting. Due to fluctuating water levels, the lake may be a short hike down from the campground. Popular activities include; fishing, hiking, boating, and watching wildlife.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are needed for the site.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees 2014 Camping and Day-use Fees
  • Single family campsite = $10
  • Extra vehicle at campsite = $4
  • Day-use parking = $4/vehicle
For visitors with an Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Gold Age or Golden Access pass the fees are:
  • Single family campsite= $5
Open Season: Early June
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site. The Recreation Site Concessionaire also has rules of use posted for the site.
Closest Towns: Baker City, Oregon (24 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes:
  • Camping: 50% discount on single site camping fee with Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Gold Age or Golden Access pass.
  • Day use: No passes honored.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions:

From Baker City, Oregon travel south on Highway 7 towards John Day, Oregon for 22 miles; Once past the upper end of the Phillips Lake turn left on Hudspeth Lane and go 1.2 miles to Forest Road 2220; Turn left on Forest Road 2220 and go 0.5 miles to campground entrance on left side of road.


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Activities


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Amenities

Boat ramp Small dirt boat ramp near campground
Camping trailer 16 tent/trailer campsites
Toilets Vault accessible toilets
Picnic tables At each campsite
Tent camping 16 tent/trailer campsites