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Tygh Valley Fairgrounds & Hunt Park Campground
Campground Description: The Tygh Valley Fairgrounds & Hunt Park Campground are owned and operated by the County of Wasco. The Tygh Valley Fairgrounds & Hunt Park Campground is located a few miles west of the hamlet of Tyhg Valley. The campground is open year round and has camping fees. During the summer the park can be quite busy on the weekends and especially during the annual Tygh Valley Fair. Other than during Fair Week the campground normally has openings for tent camping as well as RV camping. The fairground's facilities are able to accommodate groups of up to 1000 people. Facilities include two kitchens; One covered outdoor kitchen is equipped with five commercial gas stoves, hot and cold water and refrigeration with eating areas at multiple picnic tables and; The indoor kitchen and dining room is equipped with multiple stoves/ grills, ovens, refrigeration, sinks with hot/cold water and will seat 60 people. Reservations are available - see the contact information below. Tygh Valley is centrally located to every outdoor activity imaginable including hunting, fishing, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, hiking, rock hounding and more. Restaurants and shopping ate available in The Dalles to the north or in Dufur to the south.
Number of Sites: 120
Waste Water Dump Station: Yes
Directions: From the city of The Dalles on Interstate Highway 84 (I-84) (87 miles east of downtown Portland), take exit 87 and turn south. Follow Highway 197 for 27.4 miles to the intersection of Highway 197 and Shadybrook Road. Turn Right onto Shadybrook Road and follow for 1.1 miles to Fairground Road. Turn left onto Fairground and follow for 1.2 miles to the Tygh Valley Fairgrounds and Hunt Park.
Fishing: Not locally but world class fishing is available on the Columbia River (29 miles north on Highway 197), and 9.3 miles east on Highway 216 to the Deschutes River Recreation Area.
Astronomy Opportunities: Very good due to limited light pollution. The exact location for computerized telescopes is 45.25437 N x 121.20809 W
Nearby Golfing: The nearest golfing is in the city of The Dalles, located 29 miles north on Highway 197
Tygh Valley Fairgrounds and Hunt Park Reservations
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A sign pointing to the Tygh Valley Fairgrounds and Hunt Park
Full restroom facilities are available at the Tygh Valley Fairgrounds and Hunt Park
The Tygh Valley Fairgrounds and Hunt Park offer a dump station for campers and RVs traveling through the area
The Tygh Valley Fairgrounds and Hunt Park offer acres of lush lawn for RV campers and tent campers
Picnic tables and fire pits are available at the Tygh Valley Fairgrounds and Hunt Park
RV campers are expected to park on one or the other side of the power poles at the Tygh Valley Fairgrounds and Hunt Park
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