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Campground Description: The Wildhorse RV campground is privately owned by a consortium of 3 local Native American tribes - the Umatilla, Walla Walla and Cayuse. In fact, the RV campground is a part of the Wildhorse Gaming Resort. The resort consists of a casino, hotel, RV campground, golf course and the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute. Even if you don't gamble, the 18 hole golf course, the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, and the resort's close proximity to Pendleton make this RV campground a great place to spend a few days. The campground offers hot showers, flush toilets, a laundry facility, a swimming pool and rental tipis (teepees to us commoners). The RV campground has 100 RV campsites, the majority of which are full hook-up campsites. Open year round. Reservations are accepted but generally not needed.
Useless Trivia: The Pendleton area produces a full 30% of the world's commercial green peas.
Number of Sites: 100
Waste Water Dump Station: No
Directions: Interstate 84 Eastbound or Westbound - Take exit 216 then drive north for 1/2 mile to the entrance to the resort.
Fishing: Fishing is available in Pendleton on the Umatilla River. The primary catch is trout with an occasional small mouth bass. Try a #1 or #2 Wardens rooster tail or the same size Mepps Aglia. Inquire locally.
Astronomy Opportunities: Fairly good. The campground itself suffers from a fair amount of light pollution. A better place to set up is in the parking lot at the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute. The exact location for computerized telescopes is 45.64337° N, 118.68208° W
Nearby Golfing: You're going to love the 18 hole championship golf course at the resort. Call the pro shop at 1-800-654-9453, extension 1171
Contact Information:Wildhorse Resort Casino
72777 Hwy. 331
Pendleton, OR 97801
800-654-WILD (9453) Wildhorse Resort web site
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Sign at the entrance to the Wildhorse Resort's campground
The rental tipis at the Wildhorse Resort campground
The pool at the Wildhorse Resort campground
Typical back-in RV camp site. Note the generous size of the camping pad
Sign at the entrance to the Tamasislikt Cultural Institute. This facility is a must see.
Map of the camping facility at the Wildhorse Resort
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