RV Campgrounds around Arlington, Oregon

RV Campgrounds around Arlington, Oregon
Arlington, Oregon is located in the north-central portion of the state, along the Washington state line and in the beginning of the high desert. The region has hundreds of miles of rural roads, making it a prime spot for road bicycle touring. Mountain bikers have trails throughout the high desert areas surrounding the community. The Columbia River flows in the area, with opportunities for fly and bait cast fishing, birding, rafting, swimming and kayaking. RV travelers in the Arlington region have a limited number of camping options surrounding the town, and in neighboring communities.

Driftwood RV Park and Resort

Wildlife watchers take advantage of the McNary Wildlife Refuge, just 20 minutes from the campground, where many species of North American fauna may be observed. An underground tunnel tour near Pendleton is within an hour's drive from the Driftwood, for below ground hiking opportunities.



The RV park has sites for most RV lengths, and each site has sewer, water, electric and cable TV hookups. Pets are allowed. There is an indoor swimming pool, showers and picnicking facilities at the Driftwood RV Park. This resort is located about 20 minutes east of Arlington in the neighboring town of Boardman.



Driftwood RV Park and Resort

800 W Kunze Lane

Boardman, OR 97818

541-481-2262

driftwood-rv.com

Rufus RV Park

Head to the neighboring village of Rufus, and pull your RV into one of the sites at the Rufus RV Park. Standard connections of sewer, water and electric are provided at each site. Your pets are welcome if they are leashed. Shower off in the private shower houses. The RV park features barbecue grills and playgrounds, laundromat and a fish cleaning station. The Columbia River flows through the area where you can try your luck for fish, drop a canoe in the water and go for a paddle or splash in the waters to cool down during the hot summer days. Rufus is 30 minutes from Arlington.



Rufus RV Park

311 Wallace Street

Rufus, OR 97050

541-739-2272

rufusrvpark.com

Boardman Marina Park

The Boardman Marina Park has 63 RV sites in addition to the full service marina, and is 20 minutes from Arlington. Park your RV and rent a boat to head onto the Columbia River to fish or swim. The RV park has fish cleaning stations, boat launches, swimming areas, pet walks, and each RV site has standard water, sewer and electric connections. A shower room, private toilets and laundry are available. Pets are welcome.



Bird watchers can try spotting the numerous species of shore and water fowl, as well as eagles, osprey and heron from the campground and marina.



Boardman Marina Park

1 West Marina Drive,

Boardman, OR 97818

541-481-7217

boardmanmarinapark.com

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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