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Best Camping Near Multnomah Falls | Columbia River Gorge - Oregon

The best camping near Multnomah Falls can be hard to come by. But there are a few different options you can choose from, including Cold Creek Campground, Ainsworth State Park Campground, and Beacon Rock State Park Campground.


Multnomah Falls is conveniently located near several Oregon State Parks and Washington State Parks, meaning that there is plenty of camping options to choose from. But make sure to reserve early as this area of the state is very popular.

Best Camping Near Multnomah Falls

Keep reading to explore the best campgrounds near Multnomah Falls!



Multnomah Falls
Multnomah Falls from the lower viewing platform

Distance from Multnomah Falls: 5 minutes

Address: Ainsworth State Park, Cascade Locks, OR 97014


While it might not be the quietest campground in the Columbia River Gorge, it is one of the closest to Multnomah Falls. It has more than 40 full hookups for RVs and spots for tent camping. The campground costs $26 a night for full hook-up spots and $17 for tent camping. Here's what you need to know:


Need to Know

  • The campground is open from March to the end of October.

  • All sites have 50 amp electricity.

  • There are bathrooms, picnic tables, showers, and more.

  • You'll be near many popular waterfalls and hiking trails.


Crown Point RV Park

Distance from Multnomah Falls: 15 minutes

Address: 37000 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019


The Crown Point RV Park is a campground near Multnomah Falls that's very popular throughout the summer. It's on the Columbia River (so highway noise can be a problem), but it's so convenient that most campers don't mind it too much. There are 21 sites total, and the campground does take reservations. The campground costs $35 a night. Here's what you need to know:


Need to Know

  • There is poor cellphone reception.

  • The spaces are wide.

  • You'll be about 30 minutes from downtown Portland.


Oxbow Regional Park Campground

Distance from Multnomah Falls: 32 minutes

Address: 3010 SE Oxbow Pkwy, Gresham, OR 97080


Oxbow Regional Park Campground
Camping at Oxbow Regional Park

The campground at Oxbow Regional Park is 30 minutes from Multnomah Falls but is another interesting option if the sites in the Gorge are sold out. The campground is along the Sandy River and has a total of 74 sites. It costs $25 per night plus a reservation fee of $8. Here's what you need to know:


Need to Know

  • There are spots for RVs, tents, and trailers.

  • There are 2 group camping areas.

  • Close access to the 1,200-acre park.


Beacon Rock State Park Campground

Distance from Multnomah Falls: 26 minutes

Address: 34841 WA-14, Stevenson, WA 98648

Beacon Rock
Beacon Rock and the Columbia River

While it's not as convenient as some of the other campgrounds, Beacon Rock's campground has a few draws all its own. It's located right next to the Beacon Rock formation, which has an amazing hike up ascending platforms and stairs along the outside of the rock. It costs between $27 and $50 a night. Here's what you need to know:


Need to Know

  • There are 26 first-come-first-serve campsites

  • There are 5 RV sites with hookups

  • It is open year-round

  • It's best for tents and small RVs

  • The campground has flush toilets and hot showers.


Fishery Inc

Distance from Multnomah Falls: 7 minutes

Address: Fishery Inc, 60765 NE Enquist Pl, Cascade Locks, OR 97014

The Columbia River Gorge
A view of the Columbia River Gorge

The Fishery Boat Launch and Campground is another good option that's less than 10 minutes from Multnomah Falls. It's a beautiful campground that's right on the river and has picnic tables and grills. The campground is $55 a night. Here's what you need to know:


Need to Know

  • Wifi is available

  • Tent and RV sites

  • It is reservable

  • There are showers, toilets, phone service, and firewood for sale.


Eagle Creek Overlook Group Campground

Distance from Multnomah Falls: 12 minutes

Address: Cascade Locks, OR 97014

Cascade Locks Bridge
The Cascade Locks Bridge near the Eagle Creek Group Camp

Eagle Creek Overlook Group Campground is further up Highway 84 and is set above the river. It's usually reserved by family groups or corporate retreats. This campground near Multnomah falls is reservable online and can hold up to 90 people and 40 cars. It costs $75 a night. Here's what you need to know:


Need to Know

  • There is a covered picnic shelter, campfire rings, drinking water, flush toilets, and more.

  • It's very close to the Bonneville Dam.

  • Nearby you can enjoy swimming, backpacking, a scenic drive, berry picking, and various historic sites.

  • RV hookups are not available here.

  • The campground is open from May 1st to October 1st.


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