Eagle Creek campground is located above Interstate 84 among tall trees. It was the first developed campground in the Forest Service system. Campsites are well-spaced creating a feeling of privacy. It is, however, located on the bluff above Interstate 84 and railroad tracks so it can be noisy.
There are 16 campsites available, each with a paved parking apron and most are fully accessible. There is a central restroom, and faucets for drinking water are scattered throughout the campground. A full-time host is on site.
NOISE ALERT: Eagle Creek campground is in a beautiful setting with widely spaced, private sites. It is, however, located on the bluff above Interstate 84 and railroad tracks so it can be noisy.
Designated first-come, first-served sites are no longer available. However, "walk-up" sites may be available depending on reservation status. Sites will be posted as "open until..." if there are no reservations.
There is firewood available for sale in Cascade Locks or Hood River. There is also free firewood available near the host site while supplies last. Many pieces still need to be split.
Toilet facility is new with vault toilets (not flush)
There is a 30' trailer limit. The road to the campground has a tight switchbacks which larger vehicles may not be able to get beyond.
Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Eagle Creek campground is situated in a classic Douglas fir and maple forest with osprey nesting overhead. Salmon fishing is popular on the nearby Columbia River.
See huge sturgeon and other fish at the underwater viewing area at Bonneville dam and hatchery or take a self-guided tour of the onsite Cascade fish hatchery. Cascade Locks Museum and Sternwheeler are five minutes away to the east. The iconic Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Historic Highway are a short drive to the west. World-class kite boarding and board sailing are in Hood River, Oregon, about 20 minutes east.
This campground is part of the Eagle Creek Recreation Area featuring the classic and popular Eagle Creek trail and access to several other hiking and road biking trails. There are outstanding day hike opportunities with views and wildflowers as well as access to the Mt. Hood National Forest and Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness with extended overnight trips. Boating, river activities, interpretive centers, fish hatcheries, bird watching and picnicking are in this area.
902 Wasco, Suite 200 Hood River Oregon 97031
For campground inquiries, please call: 541-308-1700
From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 to exit #41 "Eagle Creek Recreation Area" which is just past the interstate tunnel...make sure you are in the right lane before entering the tunnel. Take a right at the end of the off ramp and follow the signs to Eagle Creek Campground. Follow the wooden fence south of the hatchery and head up the road.
From Hood River, OR: Travel west on I-84 to exit 40 "Bonneville Dam". Turn left under I-84 and immediately left to the on ramp back to I-84 east and follow the directions above.