The Union Creek Boat Launch is located on the northern shore of Phillips Lake. This popular fishing and boating site is set in an open ponderosa pine forest within walking distance of the Union Creek Campground and Union Creek Picnic and Day-use area. The site has a 2-lane ramp, large parking area for trailers, and a small snack and bait shack operated by the concessionaire.
At a Glance
No reservations are needed for the site.
Accessible,Boat ramp,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
2013 Day-use and Boatlaunch Fees
Vehicle fee = $6
For visitors with an Interagency Senior, or Access Pass, the fees are:
Vehicle fee = $3
Day-use fees are posted at the Union Creek Recreation Area entrance booth.
General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site. The Recreation Site Concessionaire also has rules of use posted at 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 through the campground to the boat launch.