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Lyons Ferry Marina
Campground Description: Lyons Ferry Marina is owned by the Port of Columbia County and operated by a Kampground of America franchisee. The campground is located near the confluence of the Snake and Palouse Rivers, approximately 20 miles south of Washtucna, WA. The marina and RV park are less than 2 miles from Lyons Ferry Park (operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers). The facility is named a marina for good reason - as such it offers everything a marina should, including long term moorage, fuel, boat docks, boat ramps as well as sales and repairs.
Adjacent to the marina is the full service campground. The campground at Lyons Ferry Marina offers 18 full hookup, level, paved campsites for RV camping and 40 campsites for tent camping on the lawns. The restrooms offer flush toilets and hot showers. Lyons Ferry Marina is at the base of a hill that provides often needed relief from winds. The campground is open year round.
For those desiring larger campsites, lawns, trees and full hookups, this facility is an excellent alternative to the US Army Corps of Engineers operated Lyons Ferry Park located 2 miles away.
Number of Sites: 48
Waste Water Dump Station: No
Directions: Highway 395/12 Eastbound from the Tri-Cities - Drive South from the Tri-Cities on US Highway 12 for 2 miles to the Pasco Kahlotus Highway. Follow the Pasco Kahlotus highway east for 46.4 miles to Kahlotus. In Kahlotus, turn right (east) onto Highway 260. Follow Highway 260 for 8.6 miles to Sperry. In Sperry, turn right (south) onto Highway 261. Follow highway 261 for 15 miles to the park entrance on the right (south) side of the highway. Highway 12 Northbound from Walla Walla - Follow Highway 12 North for 42 miles to the town of Delaney. At Delaney turn left onto Highway 261. Follow Highway 261 for approximately 13 miles. The entrance is on the left (south) side of Highway 261. Highway 12 Westbound from Lewiston - Follow Highway 12 westbound for 52 miles. At Delaney turn right onto Highway 261. Follow Highway 261 for approximately 13 miles. The entrance is on the left (south) side of Highway 261.
Fishing: Yes the Snake and nearby Palouse Rivers
Astronomy Opportunities: Very good. There is no light pollution and many areas with no trees. Hills to the northeast and southwest obscure a portion of the skies. The exact location for computerized telescopes is 46.58655° North, 118.21856° West.
Nearby Golfing: Golf is available in Pomeroy (37 miles Southeast), Dayton (27 miles South) and in Walla Walla (57 miles South).
Pomeroy: Golf Course at Pomeroy - 1611 Arlington St, Pomeroy, WA 99347 509-843-1197 Pomeroy Golf
Dayton: Parks and Recreation Golf Course - 209 N Pine St, Dayton, WA 99328 (509) 382-4851
Walla Walla: Veterans Memorial Golf Course Veterans Memorial Golf
Contact Information: Lyons Ferry Marina 102 Lyons Ferry Road, Starbuck, WA 99359 (509) 399-8020
Lyons Ferry Marina Website
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Sign at the entrance to Lyons Ferry Marina
Tent camping area (all lawns) at Lyons Ferry Marina
Most tent campsites offer picinc tables
The full hoopup RV sites are all back-in
Typical paved full hookup RV campsite
The campground overlooks the full service marina
The restrooms in the campground offer flush toilets and hot showers
Boat launch at the marina
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