I am here because I got cancelled from LePage and Plymouth Parks, both COE campgrounds. As I have mentioned before, wherever the COE built dams or managed rivers, they build and manage recreation areas, and I don't think I have ever found a bad one. Big advantage is that because they are federal facilities, they are half-price if you have a senior pass. All have at least electric, and most have paved campsites and even water hookups, and both are in Washington State. They are also well taken care of, so I stay at them when I can. I have been hanging around this area until I can start heading south to my October destinations of Zion and Grand Canyon.
Both parks have large trees and decent Verizon service so I can get internet access. They also each have a few sites where I can also get satellite TV. You can see in this photo that my site is shaded by 4:00 pm.
On one side of the campground is the Snake River.
On the other side, but in the distance, you can see the Columbia river and Oregon.
I spent one day in Charbonneau Park, which is about ten miles away along the Snake.
The dam in the distance has made a large lake here, so lots of boaters.
And a small harbor.
Turtle on a log.
Heading back to Hood Park, with the Columbia River and Oregon in the distance.
They grow a lot of grapes in this region.