Maryhill State Park

Maryhill, Washington, United States | Campground
 

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Winding our way back home...

A travel blog entry by gypsytour

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... ways down the road."Ray explained that his battery on his wheelchair would die everyday at the top of the hill, to which the caretaker just grunted and went back inside.

Ray said he never spoke to the man again, but every afternoon as he approached the hill, 300' of extension cord had been stretched out for him to charge up, and it had been put away every morning.

As you might imagine, Mary was blubbering mess hearing this one...
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The Gorge is Gorgeous

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... that had public restrooms. It was right next to the Information Center so we went in. The ladies there were very helpful by giving us some ideas of what to do on our way back to the Dalles. They suggested that we go to Mosier and drive the old Rt. 30 Heritage Road. They also suggested that we try the Fruit Loop and go to Mt. Hood tomorrow. We plan to do that.

Old Rt. 30 was great. Right after we got off at Mosier we saw ...

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

... existed. These fossils were first explored by scientists in the 1870's but the area was not made a National Monument until 1975.

Millions of year ago this area was tropical forests. There's a volcanic hotspot that used to be under this area. The tectonic plate that includes the park crept west while the hotspot remained stationary. The hotspot is now under Yellowstone National Park ...

An Oasis in the Desert

A travel blog entry by vjlarson

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... to the quilt store, which I hadn't even noticed, and he suggested we grab some coffee and some breakfast. What a nice relaxing respite that was - and our running lights were working perfect too

There isn’t a lot on hwy 97 traveling north through Central Oregon. And what few towns we did drive through after the city of Bend, we found to be pretty well shut down! It was very sad to see grocery ...

Family, Food & Laughter

A travel blog entry by susanwhipple

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We left Beckler River on Labor Day and drove to Maryhill, Washington. We were lucky to get a campsite for four nights at the Maryhill State Park, which borders the great Columbia River. Maryhill is a popular destination for retirees traveling through the region, young families from the Portland area, and wind-surfers from all over the world. The strong, predictable winds make this segment of the Columbia River a wind-surfing paradise. Let's see what ...

     

    TravelPod Member ReviewsMaryhill State Park

    Reviewed by siyaya

    Maryhill state park

    Reviewed May 21, 2012
    by (7 reviews) Cape Town , South Africa Flag of South Africa

    Beautiful campsite in well-maintained grounds, under lovely trees. The only problem was the trains that power down both sides of the river, all through the night....

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Maryhill State Park

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good