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Dufur City Park & Campground


Campground Description:  The Dufur City Park & Campground is owned and operated by the City of Dufur.  The Dufur City Park & Campground is located on the southern edge of the town of Dufur  The campground is open year round and has camping fees.  During the summer the park can be quite busy on the weekends, making the roadway somewhat difficult to navigate.  Even when the park is busy with swimming and sporting events, the campground normally has openings for tent camping as well as RV camping.  Reservations are available - see the contact information below.  The town of Dufur is small town America at its best.  There are fast food and sit down restaurants, shopping and a movie theater.  Walking in the downtown are on a warm summer's evening is a terrific way to unwind.  Dufur is also centrally located to every outdoor activity imaginable including hunting, fishing, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, hiking, rock hounding and more.

Number of Sites:  14

Electricity:  Yes

Water:  Yes

Sewer:  Yes

Waste Water Dump Station:  No

Directions:  From the city of The Dalles on Interstate Highway 84 (I-84) (87 miles east of downtown Portland), take exit 87 and turn south.  Follow Highway 197 for 11.9 miles to the intersection of Highway 197 and Court Street.  Turn right onto Court Street and follow for 0.7 miles to North First Street.  Turn right (west) onto North First Street and follow for 0.2 miles to Main Street/Heimrich Street.  Turn left (south) and follow for 50 yards to the entrance of Dufur City Park and Campground.

Fishing:  Not locally but world class fishing is available on the Columbia River (12.6 miles north on Highway 197), and 27.3 miles south on Highway 197 to the city of Maupin and the Deschutes River.

Astronomy Opportunities:  Good due to limited light pollution.  The exact location for computerized telescopes is 45.45068° N x 121.12594° W

Nearby Golfing:  The nearest golfing is in the city of The Dalles, located 12.5 miles north on Highway 197

Contact Information: 

City Hall
Business Office
P O Box 145
175 N E Third ST
Dufur, Oregon  97021
Phone: (541) 467-2349
Fax      (541) 467-2353
Park Rentals and Reservations
RV Park Reservations
(541) 467-2356


The sign at the entrance to Dufer City Park and Campground

Very basic restroom facilities are available at the Dufer City Park and Campground

Dufer City Park and Campground offers an extensive playground for the children

Dufer City Park and Campground is very family oriented with dozens of picnic tables and a group shelter

All tent camping and RV camping sites at the Dufer City Park and Campground offer full hookups

The group picnic shelter at the Dufer City Park and Campground



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