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Campground Description: Roosevelt Park is owned and operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers and is located on the Columbia River in Roosevelt, Washington. This small park offers a day use area as well as tent camping and RV camping. RV camping is limited to parking on the asphalt parking lot near the lawn areas. Pit toilets are available year round but the restroom facilities with flush toilets are only available during the warm months of the year. In addition to tent camping and RV camping, Roosevelt Park offers world class fishing opportunities, a modern boat launch, and is a frequent stop for windsurfers. Roosevelt Park is open year round. Reservations are not available.
Number of Sites: Unmarked. Size of park suggests 8 tent camping sites and up to 10 RV camping sites
Water: Yes, one central location NOTE: For 2014 the water has been turned off. Running water and flush toilets are turned off. Contact the US Army Corps of Engineers at 541-506-4807 for updates.
Waste Water Dump Station: No
Directions: Highway 395/I-82 Southbound from the Tri-Cities - Drive South from the Tri-Cities on US Highway 395/I-82 for approximately 22 miles. Take exit 131, turn right at at bottom of exit ramp onto westbound State Route 14. Follow for approximately 55 miles to milepost 133 at the town of Roosevelt, Washington. Turn left at the sign for Roosevelt Park and follow to park entrance. Interstate 82/US Highway 395 northbound from Oregon - take exit 131, turn left at at bottom of exit ramp onto westbound State Route 14. Follow for approximately 55 miles to milepost 133 at the town of Roosevelt, Washington. Turn left at the sign for Roosevelt Park and follow to park entrance. State Route 14 eastbound from US Highway 97 in Washington - Follow State Route 14 east to milepost 155 and the town of Roosevelt, Washington. Turn right at the sign for Roosevelt Park and follow to park entrance.
Fishing: A boat launch is adjacent to the park at the day use area. World class Columbia River fishing (seasonal) for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, trout and small mouth bass. Small mouth bass are an easy catch from the shore.
Astronomy Opportunities: Very good. Elevation in the campground is approximately 330 feet. Trees in the campground obscure portions of the sky and views are generally best looking east and west due to hills to the north and south. Very dark skies with no light pollution. The exact location for computerized telescopes is 45.73073° North, 120.22354° West.
Nearby Golfing: None nearby
Contact Information:US Army Corps of Engineers Portland District PO Box 2946 Portland, OR 97208 541-506-4807
US Army Corps of Engineers
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Sign at the entrance to Roosevelt Park
Note that wood fires are not allowed at Roosevelt Park
The pit toilets are open year round at Roosevelt Park
Wide lawns and picnic tables for tent campers at Roosevelt Park
RV camping is allowed but all RVs must be parked in the parking lot at Roosevelt Park
The flush toilets are open seasonally at Roosevelt Park
Day use area at Roosevelt Park
Boat launch at Roosevelt Park
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