Memaloose State Park

Major Features & Activities

  • Blue Indicates that some, but not all, facilities are accessible according to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards
Major Features & Activities:
  • Camping (ADA)
  • Reservable
  • Dump Station
  • Playground
  • Viewpoint
  • Ampitheater
  • Restrooms Flush (ADA)
  • Hot Shower (ADA)

                                            Memaloose is CLOSED for the 2017 camping season. 

Memaloose will reopen for the 2018 camping season mid March of 2018.  To reserve a site or for more information please click on the green 'Reserve Online' link in the upper left corner or call (800) 452-5687 for reservations and information.

The Chinook Indian tribes of the Columbia Gorge used to lay the bones of their dead on open pyres on Memaloose Island in the middle of the Columbia River near The Dalles. A granite monument visible from Memaloose State Park campground marks the resting place where a local pioneer named Victor Trevitt wished to chart his eternal course buried among honorable men.

Today, Memaloose State Park is a virtual oasis of beauty in the Columbia River Gorge. Temperatures can be warm on a summer day, but Memaloose always manages to provide cool comfort and shade thanks to the tall maples, willows and cottonwood that loom large in the park. Explore the nearby Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Historic Columbia River Highway and State Trail bicycle and hiking map

On summer nights, families select prime viewing spots on the cool grass and open meadows around the campground and observe the nightly celestial performances of shooting stars, wandering satellites and far away galaxies.

Please be aware that there is no safe or legal river access at Memaloose

Campground info

  • 43 full-hookup sites
  • 66 tent sites with water nearby
  • Flush toilets and hot showers
  • RV dump station

Please secure your valuables when enjoying the parks.  Thank you!