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OREGON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
HAT POINT LOOKOUT
SADDLE CREEK CAMPGROUND
SACAJAWEA CAMPGROUND
HELLS CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
WALLOWA-WHITMAN NATIONAL FOREST
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Hat Point
Hat Point Road View

Feeling like your on top of the
world, it is a long ways down.

Hat Point
Hat Point Road View

Hat Point Sign
A horse bucked. A cowboy lost his hat.
It was later found and hung from a tree,
where it remained for a year unclaimed.
And sometime in the 1800's,
"Hat Point" got its name. 

Hat Point Road
Hat Point Road

Hat Point Road
Hat Point Road

Camp views about 9 miles from Imnaha
Camp (About 9 miles from Imnaha)

Camp about 9 miles from Imnaha
Camp (About 9 miles from Imnaha)

Hat Point Road Views
Hat Point Road Views

Saddle Creek Campground
Road viewed from Saddle Creek Campground 

Driving on the road towards Hat Point
in the Hells Canyon Recreation Area, there
are several primitive camps. It feels like you
are a million miles high...

5 Mile Viewpoint
5 Mile Viewpoint

5 Mile Viewpoint
5 Mile Viewpoint

5 MILE VIEWPOINT
See above photos...

Saddle Creek Campground
Saddle Creek Campground

Saddle Creek Campground
Saddle Creek Campground

Saddle Creek Campground
Saddle Creek Campground

Saddle Creek Campground
Saddle Creek Campground

SADDLE CREEK CAMPGROUND
Information and viewpoint...

Hat Point Day Use Sign
Hat Point Day Use Area Sign

Hat Point Lookout Tower
Hat Point Lookout Tower

HAT POINT OVERLOOK
Hat Point Overlook and Fire Tower
Day Use Area. Views of Hells Canyon.
Fire tower is open to the public.
Ironically, most of the forest has been
ravaged by wildfires...

Hat Point
Near Hat Point

Road to Sacajawea Campground
Road#325 towards Sacajawea Campground

Road to Sacajawea Campground
Road#325 towards to Sacajawea Campground

SACAJAWEA CAMPGROUND
Free dispersed campground...

Hat Point Heliport
Heliport

Hat Point Heliport
Heliport

Hat Point Heliport Firering
Heliport

Hat Point Heliport Firering
Heliport

BEWARE:
Natural Hazards in Hells Canyon
Rattle Snakes and Black Widow Spiders
Poison Ivy
Extreme Weather Conditions
Steep and Rugged Terrain
Strong Currents
Limited Drinking Water

Wilderness Rules
Wilderness Ahead...

Evel Knievel attempted to jump the
Snake River Canyon / Hells Canyon
in a rocket-powered motorcycle. An
American Hero... this jump seemed
more commercialized and impossible.
Sept. 8, 1974
http://www.evelknievel.com

Elk
Tagged Elk

These elk have tags in their ears and walked
right up to the car.

HELLS CANYON INFORMATION

WALLOWA-WHITMAN NATIONAL FOREST
Campgrounds and Information...

DIRECTIONS:
Enterprise, Oregon to Joseph
Road#350 to Imnaha (Imnaha River Road)
Follow signs towards Hat Point (Road#4240).

ROAD CONDITIONS:
Dirt and gravel surfaces
The road is narrow and steep
Not suitable for trailers

Distance from Imnaha
Memaloose 22 miles
Hat Point Lookout 24 miles
Joseph 30 miles

Imnaha Oregon
Imnaha, Oregon

Road735 near Imnaha
Road#735 near Imnaha, OR

Walllowa Lake
Wallowa Lake

Drinking water at Wallowa Lake SP
(Riverside Picnic Area)

Showers at Wallowa Lake State
Park Campground. $2.00

Hells Canyon National Recreation Area
Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

Camped here May 22, 2005
There was a full moon that
filled the sky that night.
Camped here Sept.29, 2006

Hand Carved Elevation Sign
Hand Carved Elevation Sign

Elevation 7000'

Saddle Creek Campground
Saddle Creek Campground

FIRE RESTRICTIONS
It is your responsibility to know what fire
restrictions are in effect. A shovel, ax, and
5 gallons of water may be required. Leather
gloves and fire extinguisher recommended.

Also see: BALM CREEK RESERVOIR
Also see:
BOULDER PARK
Also see:
BOUNDARY CAMPGROUND
Also see:
BUCK CREEK
Also see:
BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND
Also see:
HEAVENS GATE
Also see:
HELLS CANYON OVERLOOK
Also see:
HOMESTEAD ROAD
Also see:
LOSTINE RIVER
Also see:
McCULLY FORKS
Also see:
NORTH FORK IMNAHA RIVER
Also see:
PITTSBURG LANDING
Also see:
TWIN LAKES

Google Custom Map Free Oregon Campgrounds
Google Custom Map by Ian

OREGON FREE CAMPGROUND MAP
Google custom map by Ian with most of
the free campgrounds in Oregon
.

Mountain Views from Enterprise
Mountain Views from Enterprise

Mountain Views from Enterprise
Mountain Views from Enterprise

Chief Joseph Gravesite
Plaque on Chief Joseph Gravesite

Chief Joseph Gravesite
Chief Joseph Gravesite

Chief Joseph Gravesite
Chief Joseph Gravesite

Mural in Joseph
Mural on side of building
Joseph, OR

Silo in Joseph
Silo in Joseph

Saddle Creek Campground
Saddle Creek Campground

Saddle Creek Campground
Saddle Creek Campground

Saddle Creek Campground
Saddle Creek Campground

Hat Point Fire Tower
Hat Point Fire Lookout

Great design and workmanship, but the
lowest quality materials.

Payette NF Road#050
Payette NF Road#050 towards Road#454
Kleinschmidt Grade. This is a narrow road
with steep grades. Start at the top and take
this road downhill. Not recommended for RV's.

Payette NF Road#050
Payette NF Road#050 towards Road#454
Hells Canyon Views / Snake River

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OREGON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
WALLOWA-WHITMAN NATIONAL FOREST
HELLS CANYON NATIONAL REC. AREA
HAT POINT LOOKOUT