Ainsworth State Park Campground

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

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Ainsworth State Park Campground

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  • Typical campsites, all equiped for full RV hook-up (electric, sewer and water).- Ainsworth State Park Campground
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Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Proximity to Portland. Abundance of nearby hikes and waterfalls.
Cons: 
Heavily shaded and often damp campsites.
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Region:
Columbia River Gorge, OR
Congestion: 
Moderate
Preferable Season(s):
Winter, Spring, Summer
Camping fee: 
$17.00
Day-Use/Parking Pass Required:
Not Required
Full Hook-up RV sites: 
43
Tent/Walk-in sites: 
6
Picnic Tables: 
Yes
Dogs allowed: 
Yes
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Whether you have traveled down the Historic Columbia River Highway to check out Latourell Falls, Multnomah Falls, the Oneonta Gorge or Elowah Falls, your closest option for a full-service campground is Ainsworth State Park.  The state park is located on the eastern end of the Columbia River Highway, tucked away just east of Horsetail Falls. Primarily shaded by a forest canopy of Douglas fir and red alder, the park offers six walk-in campsites and 43 full hook-up sites, along with well-maintained restrooms, showers, a horseshoe pit and even a movie/slideshow screen perfect for plugging in a projector and reviewing your day’s photos of spectacular cascades.

If these campsites are fully booked, try Viento State Park and Memaloose State Park further east on I-84, or Beacon Rock State Park Campground on the Washington side of the Gorge.

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