Grande Ronde Boat Launch

  

Mountain lake and picnic table

Grande Ronde Lake is the second largest lake in the Anthony Lakes Recreation Area. Located near the Grande Ronde Lake Campground in the cool pine-fir tree forest, it offers seasonal boating, hiking, fishing and photography opportunities.

 

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are needed for the site.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees 2017 Day-Use Fees
  • Day-use vehicles = $4
Discounts are subject to the terms of the passes, and policies of the Concession operator. For visitors with an Interagency Senior Passes, Interagency Access Passes, Golden Age Passport or Golden Access Passport the discount fees are:
  • Day-use vehicles = $2
  • Day-use vehicles with Interagency Military Passes = free
Open Season: June
Usage: Medium
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 non-motorized boats are allowed on the lake. State boating rules:  The Oregon State Marine Board has administrative rules for boaters on Grande Ronde Lake. (ORS 250-020-0330 ).  No person shall operate a motorboat for any purpose on Grande Ronde Lake.
Closest Towns: Baker City, Oregon (36 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions:

From Baker City, OR, head north on Highway 30 toward Haines for 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; Go past the Anthony Lake Ski Area for about 1 mile to Forest Road 43; After about 0.5 miles turn left at the campground entrance sign; At the road junction the campground is to the left and the day-use lake parking area is to the right.

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 the ski area; past the Anthony Lake Ski Area for about 1 mile to Forest Road 43; After about 0.5 miles turn left at the campground entrance sign; At the road junction the campground is to the left and the day-use lake parking area is to the right


Recreation Map

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Activities


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Picnicking

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Amenities

Picnic tables Near parking area
Toilets Accessible vault toilet
Parking Small parking area for 4-5 vehicles
Boat ramp Small one lane gravel ramp
Accessible Vault toilet