Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge Campgrounds

in and around Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge.

 
... Preview: The developed campsites rest in close proximity to one another, separated by small divides of nonnative landscaping, but they serve as a convenient base for exploring the area. The Columbia River Gorg ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Cascade Locks, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This lofty camp puts you in an alpine meadow and fir-hemlock setting just below timberline on Mount Hood. Mount Hood offers year-round skiing and snowboarding and is one of the most climbed peaks in t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Part of the Clackamas Wild and Scenic River lineup of campgrounds, this facility offers gravel site parking in a setting of young cedar and maple trees. It sits at the foot of a slope near a bridge an ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: In a deep, old-growth forest alongside sparkling Camp Creek sits this inviting campground, which makes an ideal base for exploring the Mount Hood area. The camp oozes charm with its many big trees and ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Zigzag, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On the southwest shore of Olallie Lake, this campground has closely spaced sites in a forest of lichen-festooned mountain hemlock and spruce. Parking can be restrictive in some areas. A few sites over ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Detroit, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Sitting in a young forest of cedar, maple, and alder, this Clackamas River camp still enjoys a nice amount of shade. The camp is just downstream from a whitewater launch site and, like most of its ove ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This convenient overnight spot in the Columbia River Gorge is located within the marine park, just above the boat launch area. It has developed parking pads and groomed lawns. Its central location is ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Cascade Locks, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This Columbia River park doubles as a campground, with RVs setting up in the parking area and tents pitched on the lawns. Respect the designated day-use area. Boating, fishing, and windsurfing are the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
The Dalles, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground occupies a mixed forest at the upper edge of Clackamas Meadow, site of the historic Miller Cabin. A boardwalk from camp leads to tiny Clackamas Lake, which feeds into the scenic Oak Gr ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: 14 x 14-foot cabin atop 40-foot tower. AROUND YOU This is a shared winter recreation area. You are likely to share the area with snow-mobilers and winter outdoor enthusiasts. ... Related information:... From the guidebook How to Rent a Fire Lookout in the Pacific Northwest
Dufur, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The campground’s highly appealing tree-shaded lawn faces out on the Deschutes Wild and Scenic River, just upstream from its confluence with the Columbia River. The camp is an oasis in an arid canyon o ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
The Dalles, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Tucked away on a wooded hillside above Eagle Creek is this small, family campground—the first USDA Forest Service campground in the nation. The popular Eagle Creek Trail extends upstream from the camp ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Cascade Locks, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground claims an attractive forested bench along the Clackamas River. Rhododendrons seasonally color the campground. For most visitors fishing is the river’s primary allure, with fly rods the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: 14 x 14-foot room with catwalk, atop a 40-foot tower. Storage shed with firewood and outhouse at ground level. Superb views. AROUND YOU Magnificent 360-degree views. To the north is snow-covered Mt. A ... Related information:... From the guidebook How to Rent a Fire Lookout in the Pacific Northwest
Dufur, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: A clean and well maintained 14 x 14-foot room atop a 60-foot tower, with splendid views. A rope and pulley system transports gear up to the catwalk. Flag Point Lookout received new girding and railing ... Related information:... From the guidebook How to Rent a Fire Lookout in the Pacific Northwest
Dufur, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground on the south shore of man-made Timothy Lake sits in mixed-age conifer forest with several older firs and hemlocks towering above camp. Most sites receive partial shade. Mount Hood is v ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On an old-growth-forested flat along the Salmon Wild and Scenic River, you will find this quiet campground, where you can either retreat from the flurry of activity around Mount Hood or join right in. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Zigzag, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located east of Herman Creek in a low-elevation forest, this small, basic camp facility can accommodate stock. The trail up Herman Creek into the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness begins on the west side of ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Cascade Locks, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This rustic camp, best suited for tents, provides access to an idyllic 12-acre lake tucked away in a hemlock-fir forest. Thirty feet deep, Hideaway Lake naturally produces both rainbow and brown trout ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On the south shore of man-made Timothy Lake, this campground boasts some big firs and mountain hemlocks in its mixed-age forest that offers good shade. In early summer rhododendron pompoms decorate ca ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This Clackamas River campground offers paved sites in a tall forest of hemlock, cedar, and fir. Hazardous tree removal has temporarily altered the forest’s settled look and opened its cathedral. Acros ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Adjacent to the Oak Grove Fork Clackamas River and picturesque Clackamas Meadow, this campground for the exclusive use of equestrians rests in an old-growth forest of fir and hemlock. The camp has lar ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This forest campground sits along the Hot Springs Fork Collawash River and is the closest developed campground to Bagby Hot Springs. Beautiful old-growth firs and cedars and a vibrant midstory contrib ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This park offers open, primitive camping in the select-cut fir forest along the east bank of Upper Green Point Reservoir. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground occupies the alder-and-fir perimeter of a large, dirt parking flat where the Oak Grove Fork Clackamas River feeds into man-made Lake Harriet. The elongated reservoir sits at the foot o ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On the Clackamas Wild and Scenic River, this campground has paved site parking in a rich setting of firs, maples, and alders. Cascaras, filberts, and vine maples fill out the midstory. The steep, fore ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Little Crater Lake, the star attraction of this camp, is an artesian-fed lake of dazzling color. Though only an acre in size, the lake is 45 feet deep. The water is 34 degrees Fahrenheit, and its clar ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground is just upstream from a raft put-in site on the Clackamas River. It occupies a narrow forest corridor of cedars, maples, dogwoods, and alders. Several sites sit a few strides off the c ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: In a picturesque mountain hemlock forest sits this accessible campground with its level and paved sites. Lost Creek lends a soothing backdrop, and rhododendrons seasonally color the scene. A fine inte ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Zigzag, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Although it takes a bit of navigating to get here, Lost Lake and its outdoor playground more than satisfy. The 240-acre triangular lake offers quiet boating, fine fishing, and one of the best clear-da ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: One 15 x 15-foot log cabin, two three-sided Adirondack structures, and one hexagonal, canvas-covered structure. All are very pleasantly situated. AROUND YOU There are many old-growth trees in the vici ... Related information:... From the guidebook How to Rent a Fire Lookout in the Pacific Northwest
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: In a mountain forest of spruce, fir, pine, and hemlock, this campground offers a quiet retreat. A talus slope abuts one site. A 0.5-mile trail leads from camp to the scenery, fishing, and huckleberry ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Detroit, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This camp above the Sandy River sits in an open lodgepole pine forest on Old Maid Flat—a lahar (volcanic flow of mud and debris) from Mount Hood’s active days. Sites are for the most part sunny and dr ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Zigzag, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This park takes the name of a Columbia River island that was used by Native Americans as a sacred burial ground and was flooded with the damming of the river. The landscaped camp rests above the river ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
The Dalles, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Ideal for family getaways, this charming county park rests along Clear Creek, where three swimming holes keep campers cool in summer and brook trout provide sport for fishing enthusiasts. The rustic b ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Along the Clackamas River, this large state park features both groomed and natural areas. In addition to its developed, wooded campground, it has sweeping grassy picnic areas dotted with shade trees a ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This family campground rests in open conifer forest along the East Fork Hood River, which originates on Mount Hood. Special fishing regulations apply to the river. Area trails travel along the river a ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On the southeast shore of Timothy Lake, these campsites sit slightly back from the reservoir’s edge in a rich atmosphere of full shade. The camp offers sites with lake views, gravel parking (some pull ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Lodgepole pine and spruce enclose this campground and rustic cabin at the edge of picturesque Olallie Meadows—a rich, moist, textured meadow of grasses, wildflowers, and blueberries. You can sometimes ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Detroit, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On the northeast shore of Olallie Lake, next door to rustic Olallie Lake Resort, a setting of lodgepole pines and mountain hemlocks enfolds this campground. Dwarf huckleberry and bear grass spread bet ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Detroit, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground occupies a high-elevation forest on a peninsula of beautiful, blue Olallie Lake. Some sites look out on the lake and the towering profile of Olallie Butte. Huckleberry picking, hiking, ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Detroit, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground occupies a second-growth forest on the southwest shore of Timothy Lake, a man-made lake with gravelly sand beaches. Timber cutting has left a patchwork on the enfolding hills; younger ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground provides access to 350-acre North Fork Reservoir, a popular place for boating and fishing, and to 1-acre Small Fry Lake, a stocked fishing pond where youngsters can catch a two-fish da ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On a bluff above the Collawash River, this campground is framed by rhododendrons and tall firs and cedars. A wire-mesh fence separates the campground from the edge of the bluff; below are enticing gre ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground basks in a multistory forest along the Oak Grove Fork Clackamas River, above its confluence with the main stem Clackamas River. The forest is visually rich with Douglas fir, cedar, mos ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This quiet camp rests in a mixed conifer forest at the western foot of Mount Hood, just outside Mount Hood Wilderness Area. Equestrians find easy access to trails that enter the wilderness and link up ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Zigzag, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground stretches for more than 0.25 mile along the Oak Grove Fork Clackamas River. Due to its linear design, a number of sites offer fine river views. Douglas fir, cedar, and bigleaf maple tr ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This small, remote campground occupies a low bluff above the Clackamas Wild and Scenic River. Many of the sites offer river views, and a mixed-age woods supplies shade. The pleasant retreat serves fis ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground rests on a low bluff above the main stem Clackamas Wild and Scenic River. Some sites overlook the water; others are wrapped in glorious forest. Grassy flats claim forest openings. The ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground has access to two federally designated Wild and Scenic Rivers. It sits across the road from the Clackamas River, while the picturesque Roaring River races along the campground’s wester ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Despite the running-water facilities, the sites themselves are primitive and random. They occupy a stand of tall firs set back from the racing, glacier-born East Fork Hood River; special fishing regul ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This small overnight facility is best suited for tent camping. It rests along picturesque Shellrock Creek in a forest of big firs and cedars interspersed with yew trees and rhododendrons. Sites receiv ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground on the East Fork Hood River offers a pleasant forest stay, with access to fishing and hiking, but its proximity to OR 35 brings with it some traffic sounds. Special fishing regulations ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This peaceful camp along Still Creek offers comfortable, well-spaced sites in a rich forest of hemlock and fir with a huckleberry and mixed shrub understory. At the south end of camp is the Old Barlow ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This small Clackamas River campground is nestled in the shoreline forest of maple, fir, and hemlock. A few sites overlook the river. Across from camp rises a steep canyon slope. Fishing is the primary ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Estacada, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground and its large, adjacent day-use area sit along the East Fork Hood River, which originates on Mount Hood. The full-hookup sites occupy parklike grounds, with lawns shaded by pines and f ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Despite its proximity to US 26, this cozy campground occupies a lovely forested flat of mature firs and cedars above the Zigzag River. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Zigzag, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: For the exclusive use of equestrians, this campground offers tranquil sites in a setting of lodgepole pines and mountain hemlocks. Long gravel parking pads accommodate both camp vehicles and horse tra ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Detroit, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This campground occupies a rich, diverse forest along the east shore of Trillium Lake, which rests in the shadow of Mount Hood. Lodgepole pine, cedar, fir, mountain hemlock, rhododendron, and bear gra ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Government Camp, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: You will find this family campground in an open, mostly natural forest setting of ponderosa pines and oaks above the Hood River. Noisy and turbulent, the river courses past camp; a short nature trail ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Just off the interstate, this tidy campground among the maples and oaks is convenient for both through-travelers and visitors to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The separate tent area o ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This mostly forested campground along Gorton Creek has paved roads and site parking, with ample spacing between the sites. Small firs and bigleaf maples offer shade. By this point, the Columbia River ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Cascade Locks, OR - Campgrounds BestCampgrounds Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)

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