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22 RV Parks near Hood River, Oregon
Jul 2017 - $32.00
Be aware this is a USFS campground, thus there are few if any accommodations beyond a site. We were the only motorhome we saw in the entire campground. The vast majority of the sites are not very level, this campground really is designed for tent campers and those with a small RV like a pop up. Most of the camp sites in the A, B & C loops are located on the side of the hill. D and F loops are a bit more flat and would probably accommodate an RV better. The campground is a typical, very busy weekend USFS campground. The "resort" is a group of cabins and boating area. The store is very overpriced, wood ran $8/bundle when we were there. This is a very crowded lake. Day user numbers are huge, if you don't claim a spot early you're dealing with the crowds in the few open areas. There is not beach area, the lodge has a clearing for those renting boats but the rest of the access to the lake is between the trees. You can walk around the lake, but you can not bike. If you own a Subaru and a tent, this is your type of campground. But for RVs this isn't a great place. Prices are expensive considering there are no amenities and the lake is very crowded. - Y-Guy
Sep 2011 - $20.00
Best thing about this park is quiet which is why we chose it. Other parks are too close to busy highway and train tracks. There are about 40 sites with water hookups but no electric. Showers and bathrooms are old and run down but I suppose clean enough - they were cleaned daily. Best for smaller rigs but there are a few that can accommodate larger rigs. Pads are small but some are open enough that you can hang over the pad if needed. There was a 40 footer when we were there. Beautiful Hood River runs through it. There is a geocache at the park if you participate in geocaching. Also picked fresh wild blackberries while there. We stayed 4 days and I would stay again. - utchaps
Oct 2010 - $19.00
This Hood River County park is located on 36 acres along the South bank of the Hood River. The campground is close to town, yet quiet (no trains). The sites are kind of spread around with two sections, one mostly for RV's and the other for tent campers. Sites are available on a first come first serve basis with no reservations. We stayed in site E which had a wonderful view and sound of the roaring Hood River below. There is playground equipment, a picnic shelter, tables, and fishing. RVs up to 30' are allowed. The showers and bathrooms were in terrible condition and we didn't use them. Also be aware that the two electrical outlets next to sites M and N were not working at the time we stayed and didn't look like they had worked in a long time, however there is plenty of water at almost all the sites. - josh970506
Oct 2018 - $25.00
Pretty campground but we backed right up to the train tracks. I'm sure we we as close as legally allowed! When the trains came by you knew it. We always knew when they were coming as they blew the whistle loud and long. If you were at the upper side you had the highway. It's close to lots of things to do including Mt.Hood and Mt. Adams. It's a very pretty area with hiking trails and the Columbia Gorge has lots to offer. Again visitors center a must to see all the wonderful places to visit. The only drawback is no dump station. You have to drive to the sewer plant for Hood River. It's easy in and out but up the road from the campground. - Landa
Jul 2018 - $24.00
If noise keeps you awake at night, you might consider this: the railroad is very busy, and sounds its horn near the camp area; and there is highway noise on the other side other side of the camp area. However, the park is beautiful. It is convenient to find. It is clean, the sites are well spaced for good since of privacy and elbow room. I believe they are all back-ins, so one might want to check the depth of the sites vs the size of your RV. Sites are well shaded, level and comfortable. Sites have water and electric hook-ups. There is river access for recreation purposes. The system seems to be: go in and choose a spot, then return to the kiosk and follow the self-register instructions. A nice park. Just be aware of the noise problem. - W Davidson
Aug 2016 - $22.00
Well, this is a nice little park with one big caveat, which is the railroad crossing on the river access road, and one small caveat, which is the lack of even a dump station. Traveling solo and male, I was able to stretch my tanks, but other should take note.
I spent 12 nights in the site nearest the railroad crossing and survived. I sort of like being near trains, but the horns are very loud. Nonetheless, I grew accustomed to it, and wasn't awakened more than once or twice. But that's me, everybody responds differently.
The park has two major advantages. One is actually the railroad crossing... because so many people dislike trains, it's possible to get a space on a summer weekend without booking far in advance. I was able to book summer weekends 3-4 weeks ahead. The other advantage is that it's one of the few parks that has Columbia River access, a nice little picnic area that's only a short walk away.
On an earlier 2-night visit, I arrived to find my site occupied. Just a trailer, no tow vehicle, hooked up but nobody around. The host was very helpful, and they moved me to a "reserve" site that they kept open for such things. So thumbs-up to the staff for handling it well. - bobk3d
May 2017 - $20.00
Wyeth Campground is a USFS campground on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. It is close to all of the fun stuff in the gorge, and is an excellent alternative to the state parks and private campgrounds. Like most forest service campgrounds, it has no hookups, no dump station, and no showers, but does have a restroom with flush toilets, and several water spigots. The campground is clearly marked no big rigs, 30 foot max. Our 25 footer had plenty of room. I think a 32 foot rig could get in, but anything larger would be really pushing it. There is a grassy overflow area that a big rig could get into if there weren't a lot of other campers. Sites are spacious and paved. Really nice. We reserved site #9, but when we got there, we found site 9 was on a steep enough slope that we didn't have enough leveling blocks to level. We switched to site #13, one of the walk-up sites, which was only about an inch out of level. The campground is heavily forested. Satellite and solar panels are never going to work. We didn't try the TV. Verizon and AT&T were both strong. The main problem with all the campgrounds in the gorge is the noise. I-84 goes down the Oregon side of the gorge, and there are train tracks on both sides. We could hear the freeway all the time, and frequent trains. We heard a few train whistles, but they were far enough away that they didn't bother us at all. My main complaint with this campground would be the price. It was $20/night for a site with no amenities. The campground was beautiful. The site was nice. But the price was a bit high for what you get. - AnnP
Jun 2018 - $10.00
As we were part of a group I can't tell you the rate. Very nice and open parking. We clustered around several poles. The security light was switchable so you get some sleep. Most of the sockets on the poles were 50A. Call ahead to check rates and availability. - CharlieB
Sep 2016 - $10.00
Spots are level and spacious. It was very nice for a fair grounds.
The only thing I didn't like was the lack of a dump station. - Impkitti
Sep 2015 - $15.00
This is a clean park with occasional distant train noise. Some events can also be noisy.
Sites are near-level unshaded grass. Voltage is good.
WiFi is strong. I measured 868.5 kB/s down.
Verizon LTE works well.
TV: ABC CBS FOX PBS. VHF weather radio is very weak.
The manager is friendly and helpful.
Unfortunately, camping is only allowed when some event is held, so it's best to call ahead well in advance. - wjzcbn
Aug 2018 - $50.00
Fairly tight roads and sites, but not excessively so. We had grass at our site and the staff encourages clean rigs, so washing your RV on site is OK. Cable for me was very fuzzy, so went OTA and got a number of Portland-based channels that were very clear. Train noise was minimal, unless they blow the horn, which was rare. Road noise was a bit bothersome outside, but not distracting. On most days I'm sure that there could be spectacular views of the river and gorge, but on the day I stayed there was a lot of smoke from the area wildfires, so visibility was only about 1 mile. Park staff advises to NOT drive your RV over the Hood River Bridge. We came in from the east and were advised to cross at The Dalles, on US 197. While this bridge was also a bit narrow, there was no toll. If coming from the west, ask the office for the best place to cross. My site was long enough for my 40-foot class A, but barely. We had to disconnect the toad before moving into the site. All the sites seem to be a bit on the short side. I would probably stay here again if in the area. - Scubadude62
Jul 2018 - $50.00
If spending the night in the parking lot of the 24 hour convenience store is what you're looking for, this park is for you. The park itself is ok, asphalt pads with grass in between (mostly, ours was river rock and unusable). The problem is that it sits right on the highway and adjacent to the 24 hour mini mart and gas station. It appears as though overnights and short stays are assigned the pull throughs in the row next to the gas station. In 7 years of RVing, I've never had such a horrible experience trying to sleep. Satellite reception is good, WiFi is good, Verizon cell signal is spotty. We didn't use bathrooms, showers or the laundry room. Office staff is great. - Chilerick
Jun 2018 - $49.00
This is a very clean well laid out rv park overlooking the columbia river. It would be a 10 had it not been for a very busy noisy road that runs right past the park. This combined with a well used rail track immediately next to the park detracts from the tranquillity and ambience. - flugelboneman
Sep 2018 - $30.00
Good shaded park and wonderful views of the river. Oftentimes you will see grain barges and Stern wheelers passing by the park. Grass all through the park as well as many shade trees. Look for the Prune and Pear trees with editable fruit. Yes, there are PRUNE trees, not Plum trees. Sites are staggered so you don't look into the neighbors window. - Root
Sep 2018 - $4.00
Rate is based on Disabled Veteran Discount ($8 to make a reservation). The park is down the hill from the Memaloose Rest Area right on the Columbia River. We checked in online and printed the parking pass and the receipt to put in the collection box. Our site (A4) backs up to I-84 so we got some highway noise but we didn't find it intrusive. The site is plenty long enough for our 39' motor coach but we had to park our car across the pad in front of us. I wouldn't call this a destination park unless you take advantage of the fishing on the river. The park has been here awhile so you only have 30 amp electric service. Not a problem with the breezes coming into the park from the river.
For the holiday weekend this place was full all three nights. They did have some overflow parking for $10 a night. Like all Oregon State Park's reservations must be made well in advance on holiday weekends and this one during fishing seasons. - StarlifterFE
Jul 2018 - $33.00
Location was great, just above the Columbia river with beautiful views all around. The park is tight for big trailers but doable. The downside is that you are right on the interstate. The city of Mt. Hood is close with lots to do and see. - kckid
Sep 2017 - $30.00
As others have said larger vehicles are somewhat of a problem in the full hookup sites. But, very manageable. The sites are wide and well laid out we were in #11. The maximum stay is 7 days. But, if there is room you can just move to a different spot for the next 7 days. Lots and lots of trees so no wifi, no satellite. We have T-Mobile and could only get a signal away from the campsite. Everything else worked very well. The campground hosts were Lori and Tom. They are hard workers and really keep all reservations and the sites in good shape. For a very restful stay give it a try. - bdixon2297526
Jun 2017 - $30.00
Great campground! All area's are cleaned each day by the camp-hosts. Nice quiet park. Big rigs over 40' can be a challenge, but will work. LOTS of trees, so not a good place for satellite tv. No wifi. Verizon & AT&T work with about 2-3 bars in this area. Full hook ups in what is called the RV LOOP only. The rest have power and water, but there is a dump station for campers to use as part of the payment. - tomandlori
May 2017 - $30.00
We love a park like this. Beautiful hidden gem half way between Hood River and Mt. Hood. RV sites with FHU and separate tent loop. There's 2 loops with partial hook ups and some sites on the rivers edge. Quiet and peaceful. Nice place for families. No hiking trails in the park but tons of trails for both hiking and mountain biking in the area. Camp hosts very helpful and deliver firewood to your site! We have both Verizon and AT&T and get enough bars to stream. - BobKat Parker
Aug 2018 - $45.00
Management is very friendly. Park is right across from the Columbia River. Lots of trees. Park is kept up and very clean. - grdrod1
Jul 2018 - $53.00
Stayed here for 6 days while exploring the area. This was an excellent park for our stay. all the spaces are back in spaces but they are wide and deep enough for rig and tow vehicle. The internet was excellent. There was a fire ban but the each site had a fire pit that could have been used. The whole area was very quite and nice place to stay. A very relaxing time. - Teddy Bear Travels
Jul 2018 - $43.00
Our site backed up to the open forest - sites were staggered, so it felt very private. Bathrooms were outhouses (not my favorite, but were very clean and serviced often). Staff escorted us to site and helped us back in - very nice! Staff provided helpful information on sites to see in the area. Had plastic picnic tables, so you could not set up your BBQ on them. - Kimba
Jun 2018 - $47.00
If driving in a Big Rig - check with the park on which route to take. Coming west there are 4 tunnels - the shortest of which is 11'2'' at the shoulder. We took 84 from Portland and crossed at the Hood River bridge per the owners suggestion. You may get a weight restriction warning on your GPS - but the restrictions were changed and are not a problem. We are 45 feet/13.6"tall with a tow. Park is a reflection of the young owners and their family and camp hosts - which is to say it is very friendly, helpful and we felt like family immediately. It is up a 3 mile road (interesting in a big rig) but only a few minutes from the town of Stevenson. Beautiful and peaceful grounds. Satellite is site dependent - all big rig sites are back in which was not a problem. They have a very comprehensive store on site - almost like a mini mart. Facility is very well kept and we would definitely stay here again. Only nit is they don't have a laundry facility - which means a trip to town. - Zoey and Reba