Wyeth Campground

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Overview

Wyeth Campground is just off of Interstate 84 in a forested setting with grassy fields. There are 13 individual sites, three group sites, and a 24-hour camp host. In the past this site was a Seed Kiln, Guard Station, Church camp, Civilian Conservation Corps camp and Conscientious Objector Camp during World War II.

Recreation

The Wyeth trail and the Gorge 400 trail access wilderness, waterfalls, the Pacific Crest Trail and dispersed camping opportunities. Fishing, sea kayaking, kiteboarding and windsurfing are nearby on the Columbia River while road biking is available on back roads. Please note that the Wyeth Trail #411 is closed indefinitely due to damage sustained during the Eagle Creek fire of 2017.

Facilities

Paved roads, paths and aprons make this site easily accessible to all. The full-time onsite hosts maintain a central flush toilet restroom. Each site is equipped with picnic tables and fire grills and many sites are fully accessible. There are no RV hookups or dump sites.

Natural Features

Set at the base of classic Gorge cliffs, this historic site features easy access to trails and a creek. The Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness and solitude is a short hike from the campground on the Wyeth trail. Osprey and bald eagles reside locally.

Nearby Attractions

Take a hatchery tour 10 miles west at Bonneville Dam, enjoy world-class wind sailing activities 10 miles east in Hood River, tour orchards or see iconic waterfalls in the gorge, all within 45 minutes. Cascade Locks offers Sternwheeler cruises 8 miles west. The Historic Columbia River Highway bike path now runs directly adjacent to the campground and heads east 6 miles for a relaxing hike or bike ride to Vieno State Park. See waterfalls along the way!

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