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Deschutes River State Park

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Located at the mouth of the Deschutes River, 17 miles east of The Dalles, this park provides easy access to both the Deschutes and the Columbia rivers, as well as miles of hiking and mountain bike trails. Spring wildflower displays are impressive.

Facilities include 25 primitive campsites, 33 electric sites, 4 group camping areas (tent and RV), hiking and mountain bike trails, 11 miles of equestrian trails (by reservation, March 1 through June 30), and a boat ramp located at Heritage Landing day-use park across the river, as well as an Oregon Trail Historical exhibit.

Campground open year-round. Max RV 50 feet.

Quality experiences await visitors to more than 200 state parks managed for the public by the Oregon State Parks.

Location: 89600 Biggs-Rufus Hwy, Wasco Oregon 97065 Telephone 541-739-2322

Other Oregon State Parks nearby:
(Wasco) Deschutes River State Park
(Mosier) Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
(The Dalles) Mayer State Park
(Mosier) Memaloose State Park

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