Spring Recreation Site
Vale District | OR
Season Dates: 1/1 - 12/31
Fees: $5 per vehicle per night, $2 day use (fish cleaning station, parking, picnicking, etc.)
Located on the Brownlee Reservoir of the Snake River, this recreation site provides access to great fishing, with a boat ramp and dock, fish cleaning station, and a year-round campground with RV and tent sites, shade trees, picnic tables, restrooms, and potable water (seasonal water service only, no camping fees during off-season). Brownlee Reservoir known for large channel catfish, abundant crappie, and good bass fishing, as well as recreational boating. Parking space may be limited during high use periods. A campground host is on site to answer questions and assist visitors. Brownlee Reservoir is generally full in the spring, but a drawdown begins in summer and may result in closure of the boat ramp at lower levels. Call the Baker BLM office at 541-523-1256 for current ramp conditions.
From Interstate 84 east or west, go to the small town of Huntington, Oregon. On the east end of town there is a street sign directing you to "Spring Rec Site". After leaving town, you are on Snake River Road. Follow this narrow, paved road approximately three miles to Spring Recreation Site.