Lake Owyhee State Park
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Lake Owyhee offers visitors, hiking, swimming, boating, fishing picnicking, animal watching and historic sites.
A boat trip up the lake from the park is one of the many not-to-be-missed experiences in eastern Oregon. Look closely! Bighorn sheep and pronghorn antelope live here, as do golden eagles, coyotes,mule deer, wild horses and (rarely) mountain lions. Critters aren’t your game? Rockhounds and hikers are welcome to this wilderness paradise. Use the park as your base camp to explore the badlands of Oregon.
Vital stats: Food, marine fuel and ice are all available. All campsites are first-come, first-served. Two tepees are reservable by phone. The campground offers 30 electrical sites and 10 tent sites (maximum site 55 feet). The park is open March – November.
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