Wyeth Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Campsite in Wyeth Campground

Wyeth Campground is a beautiful site, fully paved, among Douglas-fir and bigleaf maple trees, with access to hiking on Wyeth Trail #411 and Gorge Trail #400 via Wyeth/Gorton Creek Trailhead.  It offers 13 individual sites and 3 group sites.  All but 2 individual sites are reservable up to 6 months in advance.  Sites 1 and 2 are available on a first-come, first-served basis only.  Most days between Memorial Day and Labor day are fully booked.

No hookups. No water. Please come prepared and bring the water you will need with you.

The Wyeth area was an early settlement site and was later used as a CCC camp in the 1930's and a Conscientious Objector camp in the 1940's.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: April 27, 2016: Potable water is once again available.  Closed for the season. This is now a reservation campground (go to www.recreation.gov for reservations). There are 2 sites set aside for first-come,first-serve. Other sites may be available on a day to day basis depending or reservations.  Reservations may be made up to six months in advance. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance of planned stay.
Reservations: Reservations for Wyeth Campground  available at ww.recreation.gov up to 6 months in advance. *Reservations are strongly recommended.  
Fees
  • $10/Night for single unit $
  • 20/Night for group site
  • $5/Extra vehicle
Open Season: May 1 - Sept 30
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Trailers and RVs 30 ft. max.
Closest Towns: Cascade Locks, OR
Water: Potable water available
Restroom: Flush Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information

Directions:

From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84, to exit #51. Turn right at the stop sign at the end of the off ramp and another right onto Wyeth Road.  Travel about 1/4 mile on Wyeth Road. The campground is on the left.

From Hood River, OR: Travel west on  Interstate 84, to exit #51. Turn right at the stop sign at the end of the off ramp and another right onto Wyeth Road.  Travel about 1/4 mile on Wyeth Road. The campground is on the left. 


General Notes:

Restrooms at Wyeth Campground have interpretive sign and information board directly opposite.

Restrooms at Wyeth Campground.jpg Visitor reads the interpretive sign at Wyeth Campground


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RV Camping

No hookups available, but spots are big enough to hold small to medium sized trailers and RVs.  30 foot trailer limit.

No potable water. Please bring the water you will need with you.

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Fire InformationCampfires allowed, fire rings at each site, no wood for sale, may gather dead downed material, all material must fit in fire ring
No. of Sites14 individual sites, 3 group sites
Size Restrictions30
No. of Accessible sites12
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Pavement Type for ParkingAsphalt
Hookup - SewerNo

Campground Camping

This is a secluded campground located amid many large big-leaf maple trees.

Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Fire InformationCampfires allowed, fire rings at each site, no wood for sale, may gather dead downed material, all material must fit in fire ring
No. of Sites13 single site(s), 3 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sites10

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.690305

  Longitude : 
-121.772188

  Elevation : 
100 - 100