Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site

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59500 Hwy 26 Mount Vernon, OR 97865 541-932-4453 Reservations: 800-452-5687 Official Website

GPS: 44.4165, -119.0881

Last Price Paid: $26
Number of Sites: 33
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 3146 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

14 people have reviewed this location.

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Jeff Callahan
Beaverton, OR 28' Northwood Arctic Fox Ford F250
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $26
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 25

Jeff Callahan would stay here again

Reviewed Jul 13, 2019

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Date Stayed: July 7th & 8th 2019 Campsite: #25 was level Price: $26 electrical Dump Station: Yes Altitude: 2875 ft Camp Host: Didn't meet Ease of Access: Very easy, our 28 ft travel trailer fit with room to spare. Easily circled campground once to find a space. Weather: Days sunny low 80's nights upper 50's Noise: Site #25 back... more

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taickler
OR 29' Keystone Springdale Dodge Ram 2500
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $26
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 7

taickler would stay here again

“Great for passing through”

Reviewed Jun 24, 2019

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We have stayed her twice now. It is a great little park if you are passing through and need a place for a night. Very clean and well maintained. Staff are friendly and available if you need anything. Downfall are mosquitos depending on time of year that you visit. Late June was not bad, but late July/ early August you cannot ev... more

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Charlie & Jeanne
Livingston, TX 40' Tiffin Phaeton 2014 Jeep Wrangler
62 reviews
Nightly rate: $26
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 27

Charlie & Jeanne would stay here again

“Well kept state park campground, off the beaten path.”

Reviewed Oct 07, 2018

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Beautiful park, lots of grass and trees. Interior roads are paved as are the sites. W/E with a dump station on site, utilities are easy to reach from the back-in sites. The park is between John Day and Mt.Vernon on Hwy. 26. We are used to traffic noise, Hwy. 26 is not that busy, so noise was not an issue. Our site #27 was perfect for s... more

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5 reviews
Nightly rate: $26
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 2

KLC would stay here again

“Nice, shady place on a warm day”

Reviewed Jun 07, 2018

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We planned on camping up the river near Service Creek, but it was a hot and somewhat muggy day, so we sought shade. This is a nice, shady, clean and convenient place just outside John Day. Lush (lawn, canopy of trees, etc.) and shaded, this was just the ticket. Great AT&T service (after no service for prior 80 miles) was welcome. ... more

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Mike and Holly
Bend, OR 24' Creekside 20FQ Ford F150 3.5L Ecoboost
30 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 19

Mike and Holly would stay here again

“Good single night stop-over”

Reviewed Sep 23, 2017

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The campground is near John Day, OR which is the location of the Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site. The Site offers an interesting tour of the home and business of a Chinese doctor and a Chinese businessman who lived here in the late 1800's during the Oregon gold rush. There is information and a video available on the Oregon Public Bro... more

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3 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 11

John would stay here again

“Wow, everything was great, except the weather.”

Reviewed Jun 12, 2017

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Our site was on the river side of the park so we didn't notice the highway noise so much. Our site was very private with hedges on all sides and so much property to enjoy, we wished we had brought the whole family. The grounds and facilities were super clean and accented nicely with flowers, bushes and lots of shade trees. Most peop... more

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BruceM
Kennewick, WA 32' Airstream Excella 1000 2011 Ford F-250 4x4 6.2L Gas
30 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 5

BruceM would stay here again

“Two days to relax between boondocking sites.”

Reviewed Apr 24, 2017

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Not much to add to the previous reviews. The dump station is open to all for free - donations are accepted. Hot showers (very nice) are also available for anyone - $2.00 fee for non campers.

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Van-Tramp
Longmont, CO 27' Airstream International
198 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 9

Van-Tramp would stay here again

Reviewed Oct 12, 2016

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Teddi & Roger
Kent, WA 33' National Trop-i-cal T330 2007 Honda CRV
139 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: Overflow

Teddi & Roger would stay here again

“Lovely campground within driving distance of the John Day National Monument Sites.”

Reviewed Aug 05, 2016

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Clyde Holliday is a smaller campground – 30 sites with water and 50 amp electric – that is impeccably maintained. All sites are first come/first served. There are two tee-pees that are reservable in advance. We walked the campground and sites looked large, level and with nice grassy areas and decent separation. There is a day-use a... more

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FourFeetFourPaws
CA 38' Keystone Fuzion Dodge Ram
74 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 9

FourFeetFourPaws would stay here again

“Refreshing shade and green grass!”

Reviewed Jul 26, 2016

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The previous reviewers did a great job reviewing this park. We are always happy find a place that does not take reservations (they do take reservations for the tepees). There were about 10 sites available when we arrived in the afternoon and eventually the campground filled by the evening. There is also a nice shady grassy camp are... more

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Hookups:
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • horseshoes
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • firewood
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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