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Tucker Park - A Hood River County Park
Campground Description: Tucker Park is owned and operated by Hood River County. Tucker Park is another great example of what even a small county can do to provide outdoor recreation opportunities. The park offers 90 RV camping and tent camping sites with plenty of restrooms and showers for each of the 3+ camping loops. Set right on the Hood River, Tucker Park offers fishing, rafting, tubing and kayaking for park visitors. There is also a large day use area with shelters that can accommodate fairly large family reunions or company parties. Shopping, restaurants and gas are all available in Hood River, 6.6 miles north. Tucker Park is first cone, first served. Reservations are not possible at this popular park.
Number of Sites: 90 tent camping or RV camping sites with 20 of those exclusively for RV camping
Electricity: Yes at some sites
Waste Water Dump Station: No
Directions: From Interstate 84 (I-84) Eastbound or Westbound - Follow I-84 to exit 63. Exit at exit 63 and turn south (away from the Columbia River). Follow for 3 blocks to State Street and turn west (right) onto State Street. Follow State Street to 13th Street. At 13th Street turn south (left). Thirteenth Street becomes 12th Street and then Tucker Road. Follow for 5.4 miles to Riverside Street. Turn west (right) onto Riverside Street and follow for 400 yards to the entrance to Tucker Park. The entrance is on the west (right) side of tucker Road.
Fishing: Yes, in the park on the Hood River. Fish for trout.
Astronomy Opportunities: Good so be sure to bring your binoculars or telescope camping. There are a lot of trees at Tucker Park but there are also a few clear areas. The exact location for computerized telescopes is 121.56147° W, 45.65170° N
Nearby Golfing:Hood River 6.6 miles north on the Dee Highway: Hood River Golf & Country Club Hood River Golf & Country Club (one of the author's favorites) Indian Creek Golf Course Indian Creek Golf Course
Contact Information:Hood River County Parks & Buildings Office
918 18th Street
Hood River, OR 97031
541-387-6889 541-386-4477 Tucker Park
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The highway sign indicating the entrance to Tucker Park
A map of the camping facilities at Tucker Park
One of several restroom facilities at Tucker Park. All of the restroom facilities offer flush toilets and hot showers
A few of the RV camping or tent camping sites are on the Hood River at Tucker Park
Many of the RV camping and tent camping sites at Tucker Park are somewhat secluded
The RV camping sites are all paved and nicely spaced at Tucker Park
The tent camping spots at Tucker Park offer a fire pit and picnic table
A few of the campsites at Tucker Park are very rustic
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