The Union Creek Campground is one of the largest Forest Service campgrounds in eastern Oregon. Set on the northern shore of Phillips Lake amid mature ponderosa pine forest, it offers over 60 campsites for tents, trailers and RVs. Special activities for local and regional visitors include; fishing, hiking, swimming, waterskiing, and boating. Within the Union Creek Recreation site there is also the Union Creek Boat Launch and Union Creek Picnic and Day-use Area.
At a Glance
Reservations for group campsites and full-hook-up sites can be found at: rec.gov and reserveamerica.com From the drop down menu select" Union Creek Campground"
Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
2013 Camping Fees
Single family tent site (no hookups) = $12
Sec. B & C, Single family site (water & electric) = $20
Sec. A, Single family site (full hookups) = $22
Sec. A, Double family site (full hookups) = $32
Group site = $60
Extra vehicle at group site = $8
Overflow = $12
Overflow extra parking = $6
Extra vehicle at single & double sites, and day-use parking = $6
Interagency Senior or Access Pass holder fees:
Single family tent sites (no hookups) = $6
Single family (water & septic) = $13, ($7 site + $6 amenities)
Single family (full hookups) = $15, ($7 site + $8 amenities)
Double family (full hookups) = $25, ($9 site + $16 amenities)
Extra parking at camps & day use = $3
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. The gate into the recreation area is locked when not in operation by the concessionaire.
Baker City, Oregon (19 miles)
From Baker City, Oregon travel south on Highway 7 towards John Day, Oregon for about 18 miles; The campground and day-use entrance is signed on the left side of the road; Follow the signs in the Union Creek Recreation Area down to the various campground loops and areas.