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Rainy Lake Campground

4 Reviews

About This Campground

Located on Rainy Lake. Trailhead access to the Mark O Hatfield Wilderness. See also: Rainy Lake Trail 423A, Rainy Wahtum Trail #409, North Lake Trail #423

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

    Access

    • Drive In
      Park next to your campsite

    Reviews

    4 Reviews of Rainy Lake Campground

    Ratings Breakdown

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    Bjorn S.The Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Sep. 8, 2019

    Views of All Kinds, Massive Quietude

    Only four sites here - get in early or on a weeknight. Gorgeous drive through the town of Hood River a big bonus. Once you get in, you’ve got hikes right there with great views of Mt. Hood, the small, charming and swimmable Rainy Lake 2 minutes by walking, and just tons of shade and peace. Even…

    • Perfect reading bench.
    • Rainy Lake!  Barely a lake.
    Sarah S.The Dyrt ADMIN User
    Reviewed Aug. 19, 2019

    Small, peaceful campground near Hood River

    Really enjoyed the peaceful feeling of this campground. It is tiny - only 4 spots. Sites 1-3 are on the right side as you pull up and 4 is on the left. We stayed in 3, which was great, but I think 4 is the most private of the sites. The only slight issue with 4 is that the outhouse is on the edge…

    • Site 3
    • Brandy up at Rainy Lake - 5 or 10 minute walk from the campsite depending on if you're wearing flip flops or not.
    • Brandy watching over the site
    Site3
    Jessica C.
    Reviewed Sep. 17, 2017

    So close to Hood River!

    We love it out here. This last visit was for a mtn bike race. We stayed here as most all other campsites and campgrounds were full. Beautiful spot near Mount Hood. Not a ton of privacy from other campers so we spent the weekend racing the local trail system and also spent some time exploring the…

    Location

    Rainy Lake Campground is located in Oregon

    Directions

    From Hood River travel south on OR Hwy 281 Dee Highway (it goes past the Hood River airport)  approximately 11 miles to Dee.   Bear right at the old Dee Mill Site and cross the East Fork of the Hood River. Turn right again and go 1.2 miles up Punchbowl Road until it crosses the West Fork of the Hood River. The road becomes Dead Point Road (Forest Road 2820) here.  Follow Dead Point Road 11 miles until you get to Rainy Lake Campground and trailhead. 

    Coordinates

    45.62605814 N
    121.75873218 W

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