Area attractions are the Anthony Lakes Ski Resort (rumored to have the best powder in Oregon) (www.anthonylakes.com)which is located 19 miles northwest of the house.
Baker City, population 10,000, lies 20 minutes southeast from the house. Baker City is home to the Geiser Grand Hotel located in the Historic Downtown area. Baker also has shopping, museums and the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. (www.visitbaker.com)
The Elkhorn Mountains have many beautiful remote hiking trails which provide breathtaking vistas of the valley. There are numerous high alpine lakes accessible by trail for both novice and expert hikers alike.
Five and a half miles east of the home is the small town of Haines Oregon home to the (www.hainesoregon.com) highly recommended Haines Steakhouse and Eastern Oregon Museum.
If fishing is your thing there are several reservoirs close by. Wolf Creek, Pilscher Creek, Thief Valley and Phillips Reservoir. Hells Canyon is 60 miles east of Rock Creek.
One of the only public accessible Elk Feeding Stations is 6 miles north of Rock Creek with horse drawn tours weekends during the winter.