Memaloose State Park, Oregon

Top photo: As we’re getting settled into our site and are already enjoying the scenic views. Memaloose Island, in the Columbia River, can be seen on the right center of the photo.


We scored a campsite backing up to the Columbia River with scenic views of the Gorge — lots of eye candy. We feel the next couple of days will be filled with lots of exploring.

Memaloose - State Park Campground, near The Dallas, OR: Site #A51 (110 RV sites total) - This site has: water hookups. Campground Notes: flush toilets • showers • dump station available • trails nearby • 178’ elevation. May 12th - 15th. Miles traveled: 141 (tap on mileage to see route & elevation change).
• Nice sites, some spacious.
• Lots of open space.
• Great views of the Columbia Rive Gorge.
• Freeway noise, sites near the river better.
• Railroad noise, but not as bad as the freeway..

Overall Experience: Smile

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Local Flavor – Area Businesses We Enjoyed & Recommend (on this visit to the area)
Double Mountain Brewery Hood River, OR
Ferment Brewing Company Hood River, OR
Thunder Island Brewing Co. Cascade Locks, OR

Memaloose State Park is a state park located in the Columbia River Gorge region of Oregon. The park is situated along the Historic Columbia River Highway and covers approximately 102 acres. It is known for its beautiful scenery and recreational opportunities, including hiking, picnicking, and fishing. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including birds, deer, and other small animals, and is a popular spot for birdwatching. There are several hiking trails in the park, including the Memaloose Trail, which offers stunning views of the Columbia River Gorge. The park also has a picnic area and a boat launch for visitors who want to spend time on the water. Memaloose State Park is open year-round, and fees are required for day-use.

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