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Deschutes River State Recreation Area

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State Park

Looking for Deschutes River camping? Look no further than the campground at Deschutes River State Recreation Area. Located in north-central Oregon, this campground gives you access not only to the Deschutes River, but also the Columbia, with tons of fun activities year-round. This campground has…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

25 Reviews of Deschutes River State Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 9
M
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2021

Great spot

Beautiful spot right on the Deschutes. Water and bathrooms closed for the season.

Site13A
Month of VisitDecember
l
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2021

Mostly grass sites

Bordering the Deschutes River the sites were primarily grass with trees. Not crowded in October. Full hookups in one area and no hookups in another. Clean bathrooms.

Month of VisitNovember
Blaine B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2021

Great Escape!

Great setting right in the Deschutes! We loved the scenery here and proximity to the river. We stayed two nights, which was perfect. Not a lot here to do other than swimming, hiking, and fishing. We’ll be back for another quick stay. The only drawback was the proximity to the train, which passes by…

Site15
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Deschutes River State Recreation Area is located in Oregon

Directions

Directions to Deschutes State Recreation Area Traveling east: On I-84 travel 12 miles east of The Dalles to the Deschutes State Recreation Area exit 97/Biggs Rufus Hwy. Continue eastbound 4 miles, cross the Deschutes River Bridge. The park is the first right after the bridge. Traveling west: On I-84 travel 34 miles west of Arlington to exit 104, turn left on Hwy 97. Go 1/4 mile and turn right on Biggs Rufus Hwy. Continue westbound 4.5 miles, turn left into park before crossing the Deschutes River Bridge. Traveling south: On Highway 97 travel approx. 10 miles from Goldendale, WA. Cross the Columbia River to Biggs Junction. Turn right on Biggs Rufus Hwy. Continue westbound 4.5 mile. Turn left into park before crossing the Deschutes River B

Address

89600 Biggs-rufus Hwy
Wasco, OR 97065

Coordinates

45.63335654 N
120.90877836 W

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