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Cascade Locks, Oregon

Ainsworth State Park

Cascade Locks, Oregon


59700 Historic Columbia River Hwy
Bonneville, Oregon 97014
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Sites: 49
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 45.595662908762
Longitude: -122.05295562744

Elevation: 84' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre yes
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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Ratings overview

33 Reviews

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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Small State Park with full hook ups. No Wi-Fi and poor Verizon wireless connection. 5 OTA channels but no news channel. Train nearby that runs 24/7 about every hour. Difficult to maneuver through the park with our 30' fifth wheel. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B15
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

See the falls nearby but go early it's very popular.

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Review Count: 75
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

The best part of this park is that it is close to Multnomah Falls and other beautiful attractions along the US 30 Historic Hwy and view of the Columbia River are really great. The drawback is that it is old (built around 1941), and the roads are very narrow and back in spaces tight, pull thru's o.k. Also too many rocks along the spaces makes for very tight turning and hard to navigate backing in. Restrooms clean and staff very friendly. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
B08
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Multnomah Falls is a must to visit--we spent a day there hiking and enjoying the Lodge for breakfast.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Great place to camp. Camp area was in the Pacific Northwest Rain forest and was stunning. The only downside was the campsites are not level (be sure to pack leveling blocks) and railroad tracks nearby (trains came through a lot and blew their horns on several occasions, but did not really bother us). We will be coming back to this campground. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A03
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Close to Multnomah Falls, along with many other beautiful waterfalls, trails and bike paths. Close to the Columbia River for fishing. 25 miles outside of Portland, so it is close enough to the city if you need something from Camping World or just go to the Zoo or other touristy things.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

For us it was OK for an overnight stop while passing through the area but might opt for other parks in the area if staying longer. It's not that the campground was bad, just that the park is very forested which kept if damp and a bit dark. We'd prefer a bit brighter. The information board near the bathroom warns of poison oak within the forest so be careful walking around. We had no issues maneuvering through park but roads seemed narrow with close tree branches thus park seems more suited for smaller rigs and camper trailers. Baths were worn but clean. Our site was level enough that we did not have to add any leveling blocks. Trains come through at night so you hear them rumble by but we never heard and whistles that a previous reviewer mentioned. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B08
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

We have a 38' 5th wheel and while there were a lot of big (bigger) rigs in the park, it was not easy getting in or out; getting in to our pull-through site or leveling. Roads were tight, trees hung low and you need to be careful or you will side-swipe something. Roads were paved or asphalt as was our site. Full hook ups were convenient Once in, it was a good place to stay in the Columbia River Gorge area on scenic Highway 30. We would probably stay here again as it is a good value at $29 but I had doubts as to whether I was going to get our unit in and around. We did so all ended well. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects Oregon's respect for the military. Park is in the woods. Had to use leveling blocks to get level, but not that bad. All utilities worked as expected. Lots of space between sites. Picnic table & fire ring at site. Great location with lots of trees, and just down the road from all the main waterfalls. Would stay here again. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A1
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park, shady fairly flat site. A bit on the noisy side with the trains going by all day and night and the highway right there. The highway noise is constant so it is more like white noise. Park is very convenient for hiking and seeing the waterfalls, you can hike right from camp. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A10
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a great find for us. The CRG is right there and we could drive to everything.

Asphalt pull-through/pull-around site that was not very level. We had power, sewer, and water. Very shady area, which we liked.

We reserved online, arrived, pulled to our site. Never spoke to a single person. We came back after driving to a close attraction to a rear view mirror hanger on our picnic table. I've never been to a place like that. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Book early!

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice spacious sites in a nice wooded area. Great price for full hookup and so close to the Columbia River Gorge attractions. It is not very busy in October. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 129
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 68

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

$24 per night (all sites are first come, first served which will be changing to the use of the reservation system in March 2015) was for a slightly un-level asphalt pad site with full hookups, picnic table, and fire ring. Most sites have shade at some point during the day while others are in full shade—at least during the summer. This campground is located 35 miles E of downtown Portland and is out in a country-like setting but near to shopping/dining. This is bicycle country so there are many miles of trails for riding/ walking/hiking. This campground is located adjacent to the Historic Columbia River Highway, I-84, and railroad tracks but is surprisingly quiet as the train doesn’t blow its whistle because there are no crossings nearby. The traffic noise from I-84 is like white noise as trucks don’t use their compression brakes and traffic flows at a steady pace. AT&T cell service was two bars LTE. Our Millenicom Jetpack was getting two bars of 4G LTE which was great for Internet access. There was plenty of over-the-air TV. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

We arrived early on a Sunday figuring that with no reservations accepted this would be the best course of action. That worked out well as people were just pulling out. We were able to get a pull through site with plenty of room to deploy the slides on both sides. There are a number of low branches to navigate around and walking the loop first would be a good idea to find the best vacant and most level site. Overall a great location to camp while visiting the many local sites. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

No reservations accepted, which suited us very well. Plenty of spaces if you arrive early in the week. Mostly shady, convenient to Portland and Columbia Gorge. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 262
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 30

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Fall or winter rates are in effect this time of year. This campground is very easy to get into this time of year and our preference for camping is on the upper part of this campground. One reason we started staying here was it was far enough away from the train and you did not have too much freeway noise and it's close enough to Portland that if you want to drive in for the day it is very convenient. The campground has full hookups and for the fall or winter rate it is excellent. We definitely would stay here again. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Third time we have stayed hear, always for multible days. Great location for visiting the area. Portland to the west Columbia River all around. We like the pull throughs on the upper level. Many over air TV channels. ATT and Verizon coverage. Sites may need a little leveling on one side. There is train noise, this bothers some people. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 219
States Visited: 50
Helpful Reviews: 25

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Well, one turn inside the park is pretty tight for large RVs, & they have upped the price a bit but for what it is, even with train noise & highway noise, there is not much worth a complaint for the price. We camped at Ainsworth State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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