Daroga State Park RV & Campground Guide

Washington

Daroga State Park

features mauve-colored hills that rise from the Columbia River and meet the beautiful, glassy Lake Entiat below. Orondo, Washington, is about 6 miles south of the state park, and it is around 20 miles from Chelan. The 127-acre camping park features 1.5 miles of Columbia River shoreline on the elevated edge of the desert scablands. Travelers love to take in the dramatic and impressive views of the mountains, the beach, green lawns, and mature oak trees. Breathe in the fresh scent of sage and desert flowers as you walk across the beautiful land. When visiting, you'll enjoy the mild to warm temperatures, but the nights tend to get a bit chilly; in winter, it can go below freezing. 

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Weather
Spring 35-75 F
Summer 55-93 F
Fall 35-81 F
Winter 28-45 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Daroga State Park

No matter when you visit Daroga State Park, an RV is the ideal home base, and it will keep you comfortable and rested during your stay. If you don't own an RV, consider renting one from RVshare.com, where you can choose from a variety of sizes and models to fit your family's needs. 

Daroga State Park

Daroga State Park offers 28 RV sites that can accommodate any size of rig. There are walk-in tent spaces available as well. Firewood and ice can be purchased in the park for your convenience. Boaters with a launch permit or Discover Pass will have access to the two boat ramps, which provide an entryway to the Columbia River.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Restrooms, shower, RV dump station

Lakeshore RV Park

Lakeshore RV Park is a large area among beautiful mature pine and oak trees that spreads alongside the lake. The campground offers 163 RV sites that accommodate 40-foot-long RVs. It's beside the large city park playground and beach where you can go swimming or relax.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes, but only at certain times of the year
  • Other amenities: Cable TV, dump station, showers, restrooms

Beebe Bridge Park

Beebe Bridge Park is 4 miles east of Chelan. The 56-acre campground holds 46 sites for tents as well as RVs up to 60 feet long. There is a dump station, picnic shelters, and a swimming area. Other amenities include cable TV, horseshoe pits, playground equipment, and a shoreline trail.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Boat launch, tennis courts, restrooms, showers

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What to Do at
Daroga State Park

Inside Daroga State Park

Daroga State Park has a 150-foot dock where anglers can try catching freshwater fish or tie off a boat. Water sport enthusiasts will love water skiing, swimming, boating, and so much more. The park offers 2 miles of biking and hiking trails where you can view wildlife and go bird-watching. There is a variety of sports fields, two basketball courts, and two tennis courts for athletic travelers to enjoy. There is also a playground for children to get rid of some energy and meet new campground friends.

Outside Daroga State Park

After you have exhausted everything there is to do inside the state park, you can begin exploring what is outside of the park. The community of Orondo offers a quick stop for odds and ends, but for the most part, you'll find more to enjoy in Chelan. However, both cities together have plenty of activities to make your trip enjoyable. 

Restaurants

Company Creek Pizza

Dig into a deli-style breakfast, burgers, or a variety of pizzas at this family-owned and -operated restaurant. Company Creek Pizza offers gluten-free crust pizza for those who have food sensitivities.

Type: Italian

Location: 502 W Manson Hwy, Chelan, WA 98816

Tin Lilly Restaurant

Just a 26-minute drive away from the state park is Tin Lilly Restaurant. It's a family-friendly spot, featuring American favorites such as pasta, salads, burgers, and more. They serve beer, wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic drinks.

Type: American

Location: 229 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816

Quick Wok

Quick Wok serves a variety of Asian favorites such as teriyaki chicken, rice noodles, vegetables, and more. They let you build your own custom stir-fry or customize one of their popular woks.

Type: Asian

Location: 908 E Woodin Ave, WA 98816

Sorrento's Ristorante

Eat your favorite Italian dish and sip a glass of wine while taking in the view of Lake Chelan at Sorrento's Ristorante, located inside Tsillan Cellars, a working vineyard. Tour the grounds through the orchard and taste the delicious specialty wines.

Type: Italian

Location: 3875 Highway 97A, Chelan, WA 98816

Apple Cup Café

Fill up on homestyle cooking at Apple Cup Café, which is positioned less than 20 miles from the state park.

Type: American

Location: 804 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816

Shopping

Walmart Supercenter

Walmart Supercenter is the ideal place to restock your RV's refrigerator or shop for other camping supplies. You can even select a brand-new outfit, personal items, and more.

Location: 108 N Apple Blossom Dr, Chelan, WA 98816

Wenatchee Valley Mall

Wenatchee Valley Mall has a variety of retail stores, clothing shops, and a sports shop. Need a day of pampering? Check out the day spa. After you're done shopping, take in a fabulous lunch at one of the many restaurants.

Location: 511 Valley Mall Pkwy, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

Shirt Shop

Choose from a wide range of shirts with souvenir logos showcased on the front of them. The Shirt Shop offers a variety of comfortable casual clothing, including sweatshirts and sweatpants. They sell both kid and adult sizes.

Location: 140 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816

Spirals

Spirals sells a variety of supplies for new-age spiritual practitioners, treasures for kids, outdoor décor, and more. Popular items include wall art, statues, pendants, candles, journals, energy tools, books, and so much more. They provide a variety of services and modalities facilitated by skilled practitioners.

Location: 215 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816

Culinary Apple

Looking for a perfect gift box or gourmet cooking tool? Culinary Apple sells kitchen tools, gadgets, and apple-inspired gifts. Local wines are sold here as well.

Location: 109 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816

Sightseeing

Chelan Museum

The Chelan Museum is run by the Lake Historical Society and is free to explore. The museum displays the history of Central Washington and the Wapato Indians. Historical resources housed here are family files, obituaries, photographs, and so much more.

Location: 204 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816

Manson Viewpoint

The Manson Viewpoint is a beautiful view of the lake and mountainside. You can kick back and relax while taking in this gorgeous nature area. It's an excellent place to sit and watch the sunrise and sunset.

Location: 3722 Washington Hwy 150, Chelan, WA 98816

Lady of the Lake

Lady of the Lake takes trips around the length of Lake Chelan. You can see the extraordinary mountains, forest, and lake up close. The tour sails into the heart of Lake Chelan wilderness, the peaks of the North Cascades, and 55 miles of beautiful shoreline.

Location: 1418 W Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816

Slidewaters Waterpark

Slide down the three-lane racer at Slidewaters Waterpark. Other exciting water rides are a high-speed enclosed body slide, a second tube ride, and a toddler play area. The water park is the ideal place for families to unwind.

Location: 102 Waterslide Dr, Chelan, WA 98816

Mellisoni Vineyard Estate

The top of Mellisoni Vineyard Estate produces Italian red wine varietals that include Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Sangiovese. The lower vineyard produces the Mellisoni white wine collection that includes Gewurztraminer, pinot grigio, and riesling. They offer tastings, so you can get a sample before making your selection.

Location: 3155 U.S. Highway 97 Alternate, Chelan, WA 98816

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How to Get to
Daroga State Park

From Orondo, head north on U.S. Highway 97 toward Dewie Drive for about 6 miles, and then turn left onto South Daroga Park Lane. The state park is on the right-hand side of the road.

From Chelan, head east on Johnson Avenue toward North Sanders Street, and turn right. Follow North Sanders Street for 325 feet and turn left onto East Woodin Avenue. Make a right onto Washington Highway 150 and travel for about 3 miles. Then, turn right onto U.S. Highway 97 South and follow it for about 16 miles. Turn right onto South Daroga Park Lane, and the state park will be on the right.

Entering Daroga State Park

Daroga State Park is open from 6:30 a.m. until dusk in the summer. The park is closed from October 1st – April 1st.

Discover Pass, One-Day pass : $10

Per vehicle, 1-4 adults

Discover Pass, Annual pass : $30

Per vehicle, 1-4 adults

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