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Giles French Park

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About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Campground closed for the season. Note: Bonneville Power Administration is replacing transmission lines. Due to severe safety hazards, public access will be restricted in the work area. The area under the powerlines is closed to the public until December 2021. The remainder of the park and…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites


7 Reviews of Giles French Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Rich J.
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2021


Free camping on the edge of the Columbia River. Basically pull-outs or a large dispersed area on the west side. Pit toilets on the west end and trash bins scattered throughout. We were at one of the pull-outs closer to the dam. Nothing special but a good, easy place to spend the night. …

  • John Day Dam
Month of VisitJuly
Rich J.
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2021


Basically free camping in pull-outs or a large open space on the west end. No services except some trash bins throughout and pit toilets on the west end. We prefer the pull-outs closer to the dam as you can be semi-private and right next to the river. Third time we have been here..either passing…

  • John Day Dam
  • Pull out
Month of VisitAugust
PThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2021

Great over night stop

We have stayed here over night 3 times in the past few years. We travel with our self contained travel trailer, so have no data on the facilities. Yes, if you like trains in thenight... and through out the day, you will love this stop. We will stay again on our next time through the area.


Giles French Park is located in Oregon


From Interstate 84, take Rufus exit 109, head north toward the Columbia River and turn right into Giles L. French Park.


45.70998701 N
120.695347 W

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