Area Status: Temporarily Closed
***PLEASE NOTE THERE IS AN AREA CLOSURE IN AFFECT FOR THE TAMARACK, MAIN EAGLE AND EAST EAGLE AREA DUE TO FIRES. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE: /Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3849748.pdf
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 and 3 that are fully accessible. A short accessible path leads down to the creek and ends at two fishing platforms. Popular activities include; fishing, hiking, and bird watching. With easy access, this campground can fill-up and particularly during holiday week-ends.
At a Glance
No reservations are needed for this site.
||Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Single unit campsites = $6.00/night. A self-service fee station is available at the campground.
||General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
||Baker City, Oregon (42 miles); Halfway, Oregon (28 miles)
||Potable Water- hand pump well
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 Road 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.