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Overview of French Prairie Rest Area Northbound

12-hour stay limit. Overnight parking permitted; no tent camping.

Pad Type asphalt

Elevation 196 ft / 59 m

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Q&A - Ask the Community about French Prairie Rest Area Northbound

Diane asked on 3/21/2021

Can you open a slide out here for overnight stay?

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Reviews of French Prairie Rest Area Northbound 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 8/15/2019
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 10/23/2020
24 reviews
“Good for a night ”

Reviewed 10/23/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

The parking lot here is HUGE. It continues to go back behind the buildings so keep driving. The restrooms were clean and grounds were clean. Pretty sure there’s several people who sleep in their cars here yearround and had some people outside the restrooms with signs for help/money but didn’t pester anyone. I would stay here again but ... more

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Location
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AT&T 4G/LTE

Abby would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

Matilda's mate
Box Elder, SD
Ford Transit 250
7 reviews

Reviewed 8/15/2019

Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating
Plenty of room for cars, rvs, vans, trucks. Lots of trees and shade. Verizon varies between two and four bars. By Oregon law you can stay 12 hours in 24 hour period.
Access
Verizon 4G/LTE

Matilda's mate would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

Teddi & Roger
Kent, WA
33' Trop-i-cal T330
Honda CRV
160 reviews
“Great FREE overnight parking. Huge overflow parking areas nicer than some campgrounds!”

Reviewed 8/4/2016

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A
Overall Rating

Great FREE overnight parking. We’ve stayed in both the North and Southbound sides of the French Prairie rest stop near Aurora, OR. Signs indicate a 12 hour maximum stay. These are HUGE rest stops that have additional parking areas in the rear that are perfect for an overnight. While there is always the chance of a semi idling nearby, t... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Verizon 4G/LTE

Teddi & Roger would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • picnic area
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • pull thru
Facilities
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
Pets
  • pets

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