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

11 people have reviewed this location.

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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
2015 Creekside 20FQ
2015 Ford F150 3.5L EcoBoost
28 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
26 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
119 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
Lance Camper and Truck or 37’ Fusion Toyhauler
44 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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LyfsArt
San Anselmo, CA
28 Airstream International Serenity
2016 GMC Sierra Denali HD
38 reviews
Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 21

LyfsArt would stay here again

“Beautiful, well-maintained park”

Reviewed Jul 12, 2016

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This park is situated adjacent to the John Day River, just outside of the town of Mt. Vernon. Sites and restrooms/showers are very clean and well-maintained. Most sites have very long, paved driveways, no pull-thrus. Lovely, flat trail next to the river for dog-walking, and even a place for dogs (and people) to swim. No WiFi, but cell ... more

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Michael & Imkelina
Cambria, CA
25 Dynamax Isata 3 RW
2007 Honda Toad CRV
37 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 13

Michael & Imkelina would stay here again

“A beautiful and peaceful waypoint!”

Reviewed Aug 14, 2015

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We were quite surprised of how well maintained this Oregon State Park was...lawns were vibrant, healthy and green, walkways and roads free of trash and the bathrooms and showers were immaculate. Our back-in site was over 50' long, so we had plenty of room for both our truck and trailer. Due to drought conditions, the river was lower th... more

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Currently Wandering

27 Airstream International
2006 Dodge Ram 1500
112 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 17

Currently Wandering would stay here again

“Peaceful & Beautiful”

Reviewed Nov 07, 2014

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We loved it here. We stopped here after visiting the John Day Fossil Beds before heading south on 395. It was perfect. Peaceful, beautiful, and relaxing. It also helped that we were in the off season and there was maybe one other person in the whole park. All of the sites are large with long concrete pads, plenty of grass, picnic t... 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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