Ainsworth State Park
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Ainsworth State Park

General Description

Nestled in the awe-inspiring Columbia River Gorge, Ainsworth is equal parts waterfall wonderland, hiker's playground and camper's delight. Situated at the eastern end of Historic Highway 30, from Ainsworth to Crown Point to the west, you'll find the world's greatest concentration of high waterfalls (like Multnomah Falls).

Facility Description

Approximately 40 full-hookup sites canopied in a laid-back, tree-filled setting. Six walk-in non-hookup sites. Designated hiker/biker sites, flush toilets/showers, dump station, firewood for sale at campground, Interpretive programs. Tent camping is allowed at all campsites. Please see site details for campsite rates and tent limitations on each site. Universal Access, One campsite accessible to campers with disabilities.

Recreational Description

Campground is just off USFS Trail 400 and a few miles from Multnomah Falls. A short drive to Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. On the Historic Columbia River Highway with access to many waterfalls and the Vista House at Crown Point. Plenty of hiking trails, as well as bike riding in area. Wind surfing, kite boarding and other water recreation activities nearby on the Columbia River. Access to Pacific Crest Trail near by in Cascade Locks.

Important Information

Due to the Eagle Creek Fire the Historic Columbia River Highway is still closed from Angel's Rest to Ainsworth State Park. You cannot head west on the HCRH from the campground. When you arrive for your reservation you will need to go through a guarded road block. Please print out your pre-registration or email confirmation to show the guard at the road block (bringing it up on your phone works, too). You will be given a blue tag to hang on your rear view mirror that works as a pass. Please make sure you have a blue hang tag in your vehicle before leaving the campground. The trails around Ainsworth are also closed due to fire damage and safety concerns, so please avoid those trails. Entering closed parks or trails may result in citations, evictions and/or exclusions. Please ask park staff about hiking opportunities in the area.. If you have any questions, please feel free to call campground ranger at (503) 793-9885. Only one vehicle is included with standard camp fees. A second vehicle kept at a campsite (or alternate parking area) is subject to a nightly Extra Vehicle fee. The nightly Extra Vehicle fee is currently $7.00. Ainsworth State Park is open from mid-March through October. Wood sales on site. Host on site, Pets must remain on leash at all times. No ice available on site, Ample hiker/biker sites available. There is an $8 reservation fee per site reserved. An $8 transaction fee is charged for any date or site changes made to an existing reservation. *Reservations for more than five nights/days that are later changed to fewer nights/days by cancelling nights at the end of the stay will only pay an $8 transaction fee. Reservations for more the five nights/days that are later changed to fewer nights/days by cancelling nights at the beginning of the stay will pay an $8 transaction fee and the nightly rate for each night cancelled. Please be aware that only the person whose name is on the reservation, their designee or the primary occupant may access, change or cancel the reservation. For information on discount programs call the OPRD Information Center at 1-800-551-6949 or visit us online at www.OregonStateParks.org. Reservations can be made 24 hours a day, from 1 day to 9 months in advance. Internet reservations become available at midnight. Call center reservations are available Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm at 800-452-5687.

Address & Directions

Po Box 100
Corbett, Oregon 97019

Driving Directions: East Bound: Exit 35 off I-84, Right (west) at stop sign. Left (west) at next stop sign onto Historic Columbia River Highway (Hwy 30). Park entrance will be a 1/2 mile on your left (south) Westbound: Exit 35 off I-84. Continue straight (west) on exit onto the Historic Columbia River Highway (Hwy 30). Park entrance will be 1/2 mile on your left (south)

Amenities Within the Campground