Anthony Lakes Boat Launch
The Anthony Lakes Boat Launch is a small concrete single-lane ramp located at Anthony Lake. This picturesques lake offers excellent fly and lure fishing from shore, boat or float tube.
The lake is stocked several times each summer with rainbow trout by Oregon Department of Fish and Game. Brook trout live in the lake as well.
Electric motor boats, and non-motorized craft such as canoes, kayaks, rowboats, float tubes are allowed on the lake.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Current Conditions|
|Reservations:||This site is not reservable.|
|Area Amenities:||Interpretive Site,Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking|
|Fees:||2018 Day-Use fees:
|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. Only electric motor boats, and non-motorized craft are allowed on the lake. State boating rules: The Oregon State Marine Board has administrative rules for boaters on Anthony Lake. (ORS 250-020-0013 ) No person shall operate a motorboat, except those propelled by electric motors on: : Anthony Lake|
|Closest Towns:||Baker City (35 miles) and La Grande (45 miles) Oregon|
|Information Center:||Whitman Ranger District|
The parking area and toilet are accessible at this site.
Additional information about accessible recreation opportunities in Pacific Northwest National Forests
From Baker City, OR, head north on Highway 30 toward Haines approximately 10 miles; In Haines turn left and follow the Anthony Lake Highway signs (turns into Forest Road 73) for 25 miles to the Anthony Lake Recreation Area. Turn left into the Anthony Lake Campground and follow the road around to the left to the boat launch.
From La Grande, OR, head south on Interstate 84 for 25 mile to exit 285 inNorth Powder, Oregon; In North Powder follow the ski area signs on Highway 237 for 4 miles to Ellis Road; Turn left on Ellis Road and go about 1 mile to the Anthony Lake Highway; Turn right and follow the Anthony Lake Highway (becomes Forest Road 73) for 16 miles to campground entrance on your left. Turn left into the Anthony Lake Campground and follow the road around to the left to the boat launch.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Boating - Motorized
Electric motor boats are allowed on the lake. A small boat ramp is located on the east side of the lake for launching however a day use fee is required if you park at the ramp or in the day-use area.
State boating rules: The Oregon State Marine Board has administrative rules for boaters on Anthony Lake.
Boating - Non-Motorized
A small boat ramp is located on the east side of the lake for electric motor and non-motorized boats (e.g. canoes, row boats). A day use fee is required if you park at the ramp or in the day-use area.
|Interpretive Site:||History of Anthony Lakes|
|Camping trailer:||At nearby campground|
|Picnic tables:||At nearby campground|
|Tent camping:||At nearby campground|
|Toilets:||Accessible vault toilet|
|Parking:||3-4 vehicles with small trailers|
|Accessible:||Parking area and toilet|
|Boat ramp:||Small concrete single-lane|
|Drinking water:||At nearby campground|