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Tucannon River Retreat

Campground Description:  The Tucannon River Retreat is a 33 campsite private RV campground.  It is relatively new and very well maintained.  Unlike many private RV camping parks, Tucannon River Retreat does not have many full time residents.  All sites are pull-through and almost all offer full hook-ups with large lawn areas.  The average parking area is gravel and measures 75 feet long by 40 feet wide.  Propane sales are available at the Tucannon River Retreat.  Tent camping sites are all on lawns.  Restrooms offer flush toilets and hot showers.  Pleasantly remote and open year around.

Number of Sites:  33

Electricity:  Yes

Water:  Yes

Sewer:  At most sites

Waste Water Dump Station:  No

Directions:  Highway 395/12 Southbound from the Tri-Cities - Drive South from the Tri-Cities on US Highway 12 for 3 miles.  Immediately after crossing the Snake River, turn left onto State Route 124.  Follow State Route 124 through Waitsburg and then Dayton.  Continue for 14.6 miles to the intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 261.  Turn left onto Highway 261.  Follow Highway 261 for approximately 6 miles.  The entrance is on the left (south) side of Highway 261.  Highway 12 Northbound from Walla Walla - Follow Highway 12 North for 42 miles to the intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 261.  Turn left onto Highway 261.  Follow Highway 261 for approximately 6 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 the intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 261, turn right onto Highway 261. Follow Highway 261 for approximately 6 miles.  The entrance is on the left (south) side of Highway 261.

Fishing:  Yes.  The retreat is situated along the Tucannon river and offers fishing for bull trout and steelhead.  Guests that stay at the Tucannon River Retreat will receive free daily boat launches at Lyons Ferry Marina on the Snake River.

Astronomy Opportunities:  Excellent.  The elevation is 630 feet.  Many open spaces and no light pollution.  The exact location for computerized telescopes is 46.50656 North, 118.06363 West.

Nearby Golfing:  Golf is available in Pomeroy (27.6 miles East), Dayton (20 miles Southwest) and in Walla Walla (57 miles Southwest).

Dayton: Touchet Valley Golf Course - http://www.pasturegolf.com/courses/touchet.htm

Walla Walla: Veterans Memorial Golf Course http://www.vetsgolf.com

Contact Information:  Tucannon RV Retreat (509) 382-2759  http://www.trrvpark.com

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Sign at the entrance to Tucannon River Retreat

Map of camping sites at Tucannon River Retreat

The restroom facilities offer flush toilets and hot showers at Tucannon River Retreat

Long and wide parking sites for RVs at Tucannon River Retreat

Almost all camping sites are pull-through at Tucannon River Retreat

Lots of lawn between each campsite

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