This is another cute campground with several other private ones in the area. It is right on the river and provides easy access along with rental options if you want to just bring you camping gear. The sites are nice and easily accessible with all the amenities we come to expect. It is also such a nice quick drive up from Portland it is highly worth checking out. If you are in the area I also suggest taking a trek up to Pleasant Mountain via the southwest ridge trail. It is a trek but well worth the views at the top.
We camp here each year with about 15 friends. We book 3 sites next to each other, right on the river. The sites are large and spaced out well. The river is great for swimming. You can take a kayak or tube trip by putting in upstream and floating back to your own site. Definitely a party scene on weekends during peak season—lots of large groups making noise, not quiet wilderness. But also have camped here on weeknights and found it quiet and peaceful.
First time I camped out here I didn’t realize how secluded each site was! It was great. However that means everything is a decent walk away. The pit toilet style bathrooms were as expected. The showers were nice and the main bathhouse bathrooms were clean. The river is right there and great to sit next to and just watch go by. The canoe service was great. It’s more of a party-type than a family type place, but we weren’t partiers and they were far enough away it didn’t bother us. The bugs were horrendous though!