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Overview

Deschutes River State Recreation Area is a picturesque outdoor haven located at the confluence of the Deschutes and Columbia rivers in the U.S. state of Oregon. This park is a popular spot for camping, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking.

Camping Information

Campground Options: The recreation area offers a variety of camping options including RV sites, tent sites, and walk-in tent sites. Some specific sites may be designated as B sites, which typically denotes a specific loop or area in the campground.

Reservations:

  • Reservations are highly recommended, especially during peak season.
  • Some sites may be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Reservations can usually be made online or by calling the state park reservation system.

Facilities & Amenities:

  • Campgrounds typically provide potable water, restroom facilities, and showers.
  • RV sites often include electrical hookups and may offer water and sewer connections.
  • There are often picnic tables, fire rings, and garbage disposal areas at each campsite.

Fees:

  • Camping fees vary depending on the type of site you reserve.
  • Additional fees may apply for extra vehicles, pets, or premium sites.

Check-in & Check-out:

  • Check-in and check-out times are typically enforced to allow for maintenance and cleaning of sites.
  • Early arrivals or late departures may require special arrangements and could incur additional fees.

Activities

Hiking and Biking:

  • There are numerous trails for all skill levels, including the Deschutes River Trail.
  • Mountain biking is very popular in this area due to the scenic views and challenging terrain.

Fishing:

  • The Deschutes River is renowned for its excellent fishing opportunities, including trout and steelhead.
  • Make sure to have a valid Oregon fishing license and be aware of any specific regulations.

Water Recreation:

  • The confluence with the Columbia River offers excellent opportunities for boating and windsurfing.
  • Be cautious of strong currents and sudden weather changes.

Regulations and Safety

Wildlife:

  • Store food properly to avoid attracting animals to the campsite.
  • Maintain a safe distance from wildlife and do not feed the animals.

Fire Safety:

  • Observe fire restrictions, which may change depending on the season and conditions.
  • Use fire rings where provided and never leave fires unattended.

Pets:

  • Pets must be kept on a leash and under control at all times.
  • Be sure to clean up after pets and adhere to any pet-specific regulations.

Weather Preparedness:

  • The weather can change rapidly, so be prepared for a range of conditions, especially if hiking or boating.
  • Carry adequate hydration and sun protection during the warmer months.

It's always a good idea to visit the official website for Deschutes River State Recreation Area or contact the park directly for the most current information and any specific details about B sites or other camping queries you may have. Remember to respect the natural environment and leave no trace so that others may enjoy the area as well.

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