County Park News


Please read the following information.  The individual park homepages can be accessed through the Parks & Buildings Links below:
 
 

County Park News

April 30, 2024

New Campground Rates for 2024

We do our best to provide affordable recreation opportunities here at Hood River County. With the rising cost of services, materials, and labor we have had to enact a small rate increase at the campgrounds. All campsites have increase by $5 per night at Tucker and Toll Bridge campgrounds for 2024. We hope that this small increase is outweighed by a better park experience. Feel free to reach out with questions or comments. 

  

September 29, 2023

Fire Restrictions Lifted

Seasonal fire restrictions have been lifted at Tucker Park and Toll Bridge Park campgrounds.  Recreational and cooking fires using charcoal, wood, wood pellets, and other open-source solid fuels will be permitted though the end of the camping season.  General fire restrictions such as requiring campfires to be confined to park fire rings, or personal fire rings to be at least 24" above bare ground still apply.  The use of fireworks, including sparklers, remain strictly prohibited.  Questions should be directed to the Hood River County Parks & Buildings Department at (541) 387-6889, or speak to an onsite camp host.

 

August 21, 2023

Panorama Point Park will be closed to the public Tuesday and Wednesday, August 22-23 while crews make improvements to the entrance road.  The majority of work is expected to be completed Wednesday, August 23rd, with final pavement work occurring the following week.  Final pavement work may require the park to be closed to the public for several hours.  For more information please contact the Hood River County Parks & Buildings Department at (541) 387-6889.

July 11, 2023

Please be advised that campsites purchased at either Tucker Park or Toll Bridge Park must be occupied or will be considered abandoned and any rental fees subject to forfeiture.  "Occupied" means that someone is visibly camping by use of a trailer, tent, sleeping bag, or vehicle intended for human occupancy.  If a campsite is posted with a valid site ticket but the site is empty for more than 24 hours, in accordance with County Code it will be considered unoccupied and made available to other guests. HRCC 12.08.215(11).  Thank you for your cooperation.

June 29, 2023

Fire Restriction in Effect Saturday, July 1

In compliance with state and local regulations, fire restrictions at Tucker Park and Toll Bridge Park campgrounds will take effect Saturday, July 1st.  All recreational and cooking fires using wood, charcoal, wood pellets, or any other open-source solid fuel will be prohibited until further notice.  These restrictions apply to all fires whether used in park fire rings or personal equipment, and apply to all campsites, day-use areas, picnic shelters, and fireplaces within picnic shelters.  Gas or other valve-controlled units will still be permitted for cooking purposes.  Similar gas or valve-controlled units will still be permitted for recreational purposes but must be at least 24” above bare ground or placed within existing fire rings.  All other recreational fires will be in violation of H.R.C.C. 12.08.045 and 12.08.055. The smoking of cigarettes, cigars, or other potential fire hazards are also prohibited at all county parks until further notice, and the use of fireworks, including sparklers, are strictly prohibited.  Please review the 2023 County Park Fire Restrictions information for additional details.  Questions should be directed to the Hood River County Parks & Buildings Department at (541) 387-6889.
 

June 22, 2023

The Hood River Valley Parks & Rec District will begin its adult sand volleyball league tournaments tonight at Oak Grove Park.  Tournament games are scheduled to be played at Oak Grove every Thursday between June 22nd and August 3rd.  Warm up will begin at 5:00 pm and games are expected to last until approximately 9:00 pm.  For more information, please review the HRVPRD Volleyball flyer or visit the Hood River Volleyball League website.

May 30, 2023

Several shower buildings at the Toll Bridge Park and Tucker Park campgrounds are scheduled to be closed this week.  The south loop building (near the RV sites) at Toll Bridge Park will be closed Wednesday, May 31st, and the middle loop building at Tucker Park will be closed Thursday, June 1st.  The buildings are being closed for maintenance and expected to be reopened within 1-2 days.  Alternative shower and restroom buildings are available in each campground while the buildings are closed.

May 1, 2023

The Tucker Park and Toll Bridge Park campgrounds are open for the season.  When staying at either park, please be sure to check in with the park host or park staff (when available) if you have questions or need assistance with a site, or contact the Hood River County Parks office at either (541) 387-6889 or countyparks@hoodrivercounty.gov.  We hope you enjoy your stay.

March 27, 2023

The Tucker Park and Toll Bridge Park day-use areas will open to the public this Saturday, April 1. The public restrooms will also be opening on Saturday. Both park campgrounds will be opening on Monday, May 1. Please visit the Tucker Park and Toll Bridge Park webpages for more information about camping at either park.

Fire Restrictions

September 29, 2023

Fire Restrictions Lifted

Seasonal fire restrictions have been lifted at Tucker Park and Toll Bridge Park campgrounds.  Recreational and cooking fires using charcoal, wood, wood pellets, and other open-source solid fuels will be permitted though the end of the camping season.  General fire restrictions such as requiring campfires to be confined to park fire rings, or personal fire rings to be at least 24" above bare ground still apply.  The use of fireworks, including sparklers, remain strictly prohibited.  Questions should be directed to the Hood River County Parks & Buildings Department at (541) 387-6889, or speak to an onsite camp host.

 

June 29, 2023

Fire Restriction in Effect Saturday, July 1

In compliance with state and local regulations, fire restrictions at Tucker Park and Toll Bridge Park campgrounds will take effect Saturday, July 1st.  All recreational and cooking fires using wood, charcoal, wood pellets, or any other open-source solid fuel will be prohibited until further notice.  These restrictions apply to all fires whether used in park fire rings or personal equipment, and apply to all campsites, day-use areas, picnic shelters, and fireplaces within picnic shelters.  Gas or other valve-controlled units will still be permitted for cooking purposes.  Similar gas or valve-controlled units will still be permitted for recreational purposes but must be at least 24” above bare ground or placed within existing fire rings.  All other recreational fires will be in violation of H.R.C.C. 12.08.045 and 12.08.055. The smoking of cigarettes, cigars, or other potential fire hazards are also prohibited at all county parks until further notice, and the use of fireworks, including sparklers, are strictly prohibited.  Please review the 2023 County Park Fire Restrictions information for additional details.  Questions should be directed to the Hood River County Parks & Buildings Department at (541) 387-6889.

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