Free Guide to Northwest Camping
Campground Description: LePage park is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. LePage Park is situated at the confluence of the John Day and Columbia Rivers. The day use area at the park is as large or larger than the RV camping and tent camping areas. The primary activity at LePage Park deals with the rivers - fishing, water skiing, swimming and pleasure boating. The area offers an abundance of wildlife to view, and miles of trails to hike. A boat launch is available in the day use area. The restroom facilities offer flush toilets and hot showers. Limited shopping, a restaurant, a gas station and a tackle shop are all available in Rufus (5 miles west). Open April 1 to September 30 each year. Reservations are available and strongly recommended.
Number of Sites: 18 RV camping sites and 21 tent camping sites
Electricity: Yes at the 18 RV camping sites
Water: Yes at the 18 RV camping sites and at central points in the tent camping area
Waste Water Dump Station: Yes
Directions: Eastbound or Westbound on Interstate 84 (I-84) - Take exit 114. The campground is directly south of the freeway.
Fishing: Yes, both on the John Day River and the Columbia River. Fish for bass from the rocky shore areas or from a boat. Seasonally, fish for salmon, steelhead, walleye, and sturgeon.
Astronomy Opportunities: Very good so bring your telescope camping with you! No light pollution to speak of. The best area to set-up is on the lawn in the day use area. Skies are somewhat limited by the surrounding hills. For computerized telescoped, the exact location is 120.65123 W, 45.72900 N
Nearby Golfing:20 miles northwest in Goldendale: Goldendale Country Club 1901 N. Columbus Goldendale, WA 98620 509-773-4705 Goldendale Country Club
30 miles west 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:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers LePage Park
PO BOX 564
The Dalles OR 97058 541-506-7819 LePage Park
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