Jackson Creek Fish Camp


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30996 Hwy 243 S.
Mattawa, WA 99349
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GPS: 46.63, -119.8659

Last Price Paid: $10
Number of Sites: 10
Elevation: 443 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

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Ratings Summary

Site Quality
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40 Tiffin Phaeton
2017 Chevy Spark
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 7

PH would stay here again

“Peaceful Escape”

Reviewed Jun 16, 2017

Overall Rating

This is a small campground on the Columbia River a few miles down-river from the Priest Rapids Dam. It's also maybe 5 miles north of the the Vernita Bridge on the east side of the river. This little campground was very peaceful. We were there in early June, mid-week and there was only one other camper about a 150 yards away. These 10 campsites are about a hundred feet up from the river so we woke up to amazing views of the huge Columbia rolling by and the hills on the other side.

The campground is about a mile down a gravel road from the highway. The gravel road was a very good condition. Actually the whole campground and road seemed brand new. We later heard this campground was built around May of 2017. There was a pit toilet that was the cleanest I have ever seen. There were also trash cans. No ranger station, you register by filling out an envelope, putting cash in it and dropping it in the box.

Btw, we had planned to stay at the Vernita bridge BLM area, but probably because of the extra wet winter the dam was releasing so much water that much of that area was under water.

In the mornings we could hear the orchard workers a mile away but other than that it was very quiet and peaceful! We had 3 bars of US cellular LTE. Also lots of sun for our solar panel!

Also, there is a free dump station and potable water at the Vernita Bridge rest area on Hwy.24 on the West side of the bridge.

Site Quality

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  • dry camping
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • ADA Accessible
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • pets


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