Boundary Campground

Area Status: Closed
Forest setting with tall pine trees at Boundary Campground

Located along the Bear Creek riparian area on the northern end of the Eagle Cap Wilderness, this rustic campground has 8 tent-only campsites, 2 are accessible sites.  Popular activities include; fishing, picnicking and family camping. The Bear Creek Trailhead is located nearby.

At a Glance

Reservations: The site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Picnic tables, Toilets
Fees: Single unit campsites = $10.00/night. A self-service fee station is located at the campground.
Permit Info: All visitors to the Eagle Cap Wilderness must obtain a Wilderness Visitor Permit before entering the area. Only one permit is required per group and there is no fee for the permits. Registration and Permit boxes are located at each trailhead near the information board. The permits are self-issued.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site. Motorized vehicles, bicycles, carts, hang glider and other mechanical equipment is prohibited in the Wilderness area. Campers with stock in Boundary Campground must use a campsite WEST of the road.
Closest Towns: Enterprise, Oregon (26 miles); Wallowa, Oregon (9 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wallowa Mountains Office

General Information


From Enterprise, Oregon head northwest of State Hughway 82 back towards Wallowa;  in Wallowa look for Boundary Campground signs and turn left on First Street and go 0.4 miles; Turn left on North Bear Creek Road and go 1.2 miles (road make several turns); Turn left onto Forest Raod 8250 and go 6 miles; Turn right onto Forest Road 040 and go 0.7 miles to Campground.  Forest Roads are gravel surface.


Although the campground is not accessible, there is an accessible toilet at the site.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 8 single tent-only campsites
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

Bear Creek is adjacent to the campground.

General Info:


Although the campground is not accessible, there is an accessible toilet at the site.

Horse Riding

A vehicle parking fee is required for users at the Bear Creek Trailhead.



Picnic tables: Tables at each campsite
Tent camping: 8 tent sites; Campers with stock must use a campsite WEST of the road.
Toilets: Vault toilet

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