Mud Lake Campground is located across from the Anthony Lake Ski Area and near Mud Lake in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Some campsites are tucked beneath dense pine and fir forest, while others sit in an open meadow.
Campers at Mud Lake have access to all the recreational activities at Anthony Lake, including boating, canoeing, kayaking and trout fishing. There is an accessible boat ramp available. Trails around Anthony Lake include the 22.6-mile Elkhorn Crest and the 1-mile Black Lake Trails for hiking and horseback riding, as well as the 1-mile Shoreline Trail for hiking only. Mud Lake is also near over 8 miles of singe track mountain bike trails and a downhill flow trail at the ski area.
Has 6 reservable standard electrical sites, and a standard non electric site are available. At an elevation of 7,100 feet, Mud Lake Campground offers comfortable camping during the hottest part of the summer. Each site has a picnic table and grill. Vault toilets are available at the campground, and drinking water is available at the Anthony Lake Campground, and Anthony Lake Day use area.
Mud Lake Campground is located in the Southern Elkhorn Mountain/Powder River Basin Area. Picturesque views of the ski area, Gunsight Peak and the Elkhorn Mountains are only a short hike across Forest Road 73, which is part of the Elkhorn Scenic Byway.
The Elkhorn Scenic Byway is a 106-mile drive through the Elkhorn Mountains. Along this drive are ghost towns and an abundance of lakes and rivers.