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 Phillips Lake South Shoreline Trail #1610, boating, and watching wildlife.
Camping: 50% discount on single site camping fee with Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Gold Age or Golden Access pass.
Day use: No passes honored.
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.