City: South Benton
Open all Year: Yes
Number of Sites: 51
Full Hook: 50
About: Once a large hill by the river, now a1312-acre island on the Columbia River, surrounded by waters backed up by the John Day dam. The island borders the Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge, and offers a fantastic opportunity for watching the thousands of migratory waterfowl who arrive every winter. Visitors also enjoy boating, windsurfing, sailboarding, jetskiing, and waterskiing. Fishing in the river for bass, catfish, crappie, perch, salmon, sturgeon, and walleye. The Lewis and Clark National Istoric Trail passes through the park. Hiking to the top of the butte, where you have a panoramic view of Mount Hood, Mount Adams, and the Columbia River Valley.
The campground has 1 tent-only site and 50 with full RV utility hookups. A group area can hold up to 80 people.
Directions: From Paterson, go 13 miles west on Highway 14.