Southwest Shore Campground
Southwest Shore Campground is one of 3 campgrounds located around Phillips Lake. This campground usually opens up first in the Spring and has a warm open pine tree setting. Due to fluctuating water levels, the lake may be a short hike down from the campground. Popular activities include; fishing, hiking Phillips Lake South Shoreline Trail #1610, boating, and watching wildlife.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||This site is not reservable.|
|Area Amenities:||Boat ramp, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets|
|Fees:||2021 Camping and Day-use Fees
|Open Season:||May - September|
|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.|
|Closest Towns:||Baker City, Oregon (24 miles)|
|Information Center:||Whitman Ranger District|
From Baker City, Oregon travel south on Highway 7 towards John Day, Oregon for 22 miles; Once past the upper end of the Phillips Lake turn left on Hudspeth Lane and go 1.2 miles to Forest Road 2220; Turn left on Forest Road 2220 and go 0.5 miles to campground entrance on left side of road.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Mid-trail access point for the Phillips Lake South Shoreline Trail #1610
Lake and Pond Fishing
Western trail access point for the Phillips Lake South Shoreline Trail #1610
Boating - Non-Motorized
Mid-trail access point for the Phillips Lake South Shoreline Ski Trail #XC-1610.
Advisory: Forest Road 2220 is not plowed yet is still driveable most of the winter for high clearance vehicles with four-wheel drive or traction tires.
|Camping trailer:||16 tent/trailer campsites|
|Picnic tables:||At each campsite|
|Tent camping:||16 tent/trailer campsites|
|Toilets:||Vault accessible toilets|
|Boat ramp:||Small dirt boat ramp near campground|