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Maryhill State Park

Campground Description:  Maryhill State Park is owned and operated by the State of Washington and is considered one of the premiere State Parks on the Columbia River.  The 99 acre park offers 4700 feet of river frontage for camping, swimming, fishing, windsurfing or simply for relaxation.  Within a few miles are Maryhill Museum as well as a full size replica of Stonehenge.  Shopping and restaurants are available in Goldendale, 12 miles to the North.  The main reason people come to Maryhill is to soak up the sun and fish.  Unless you bring a boat, fishing for Salmon, Steelhead and Walleye won't be very productive.  Shore fishing will often produce a reasonable catch of bass.  Maryhill State Park has broken its RV camping and Tent camping into 2 separate areas.  Open year round and reservations are strongly recommended - especially for weekend camping.

Number of Sites:  51 RV campsites and 20 tent campsites

Electricity:  Yes

Water:  Yes at the RV camping sites and throughout the tent camping area

Sewer:  Yes at the RV campsites

Waste Water Dump Station:  Yes

Directions:  Interstate 84 Westbound or Eastbound - Drive to exit 104, the Highway 97 exit.  Travel North and cross the bridge into Washington.  Approximately 100 yards beyond the base of the bridge, on the right (East) side of Highway 97 look for the sign at the entrance to Maryhill State Park.  State Route 14 Westbound or Eastbound - Follow State Highway 14 (SR14) to Highway 97.  Turn South onto Highway 97.  The sign at the entrance to Maryhill State Park is approximately 1 miles south of the SR-14 and Highway 97 intersection on the left (East) side.

Fishing:  Yes, on the Columbia River for Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon, Walleye, bass and others.  Fish from a boat or from the shore.

Astronomy Opportunities:  Very good because there is no light pollution.  The exact location for computerized telescopes is 45.82584 North, 120.82584 West.  Note that this State Park is only a 20 minute drive to the famous Goldendale Observatory State Park.  The observatory is operated by the State of Washington's Park Service and is open to the public.  for further information go to Goldendale Observatory State Park

Nearby Golfing: 

13 miles North in Goldendale:
Goldendale Country Club
1901 N. Columbus
Goldendale, WA 98620
Goldendale Country Club

21 miles Southwest in The Dalles:

The Dalles Country Club (9 holes) 541-296-5252 The Dalles Country Club take exit 82 from I-84

Lone Pine Village Golf Course (9 holes) 541-298-2800 take exit 87 from I-84

Contact Information: 

Maryhill State Park


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Sign at the entrance to Maryhill State Park

Map of the tent camping, RV camping, day use and group camping areas at Maryhill State Park

One of the tent camping sites at Maryhill State Pakr

Restroom facilities at Maryhill State Park offer flush toilets and hot showers

A pull through RV camping site on the river at Maryhill State Park

The inner circle of RV camping sites at Maryhill State Park

One of the day use shelters at Mary Hill State Park

The day use area at Maryhill State Park

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