Minam State Recreation Area

  General Advisory 07/19/18
Campfires and open flames prohibited in all state park properties including campgrounds, day-use areas, and all areas of the Ocean Shore and beaches managed by OPRD. The fire ban applies to wood, charcoal, and other flame sources that cannot be turned off with a valve. Liquid fuel stoves or cooking devices that can be turned off with a valve are permitted for cooking purposes only, but cannot be left unattended. Visitors planning a trip to a state park should check for up-to-date information about fire restrictions by calling the state parks info line at 800-551-6949.

Major Features & Activities

  • Blue Indicates that some, but not all, facilities are accessible according to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards
Major Features & Activities:
  • Camping (ADA)
  • Picnicking
  • Wildlife
  • Fishing
  • Vault Toilets (ADA)

This park is located in a remote steep valley. Large pine trees dominate the landscape. The picturesque Wallowa River flows through the park and is noted for its fishing and rafting. Steelhead fishing in the spring and fall attracts many people. Wildlife is abundant; deer, bear, elk and an occasional cougar are seen in the area. Raft rentals are available at a nearby store and with a trip down the river, you could even see Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. A wide variety of flowers bloom in the spring.

Campground info

  • 22 primitive sites with water, closed in winter
  • Located two miles north of Hwy 82 on a primitive road
  • ADA accessible vault toilet
  • River access
  • Trails
  • Firewood for sale seasonally

         Universal access
         One site accessible to campers with disabilities.

Minam Station Day-use Area

  • Located at junction with Hwy 82
  • Visitor information
  • Seasonal camp host
  • Coinless pay phone
  • Vault toilets
  • River access and boat launch
  • Trails