Fort Stevens State Park RV & Campground Guide

Oregon

Located near Hammond and Warrenton, Fort Stevens State Park is a lovely natural space along the shoreline of Oregon. This 3,700-acre park is built around the old Fort Stevens, and it offers visitors plenty of active experiences in the great outdoors combined with an array of learning opportunities thanks to the site's historical significance. One of its best features is its climate as no season ever gets too hot or too cold on average. This means there's unlikely to be a time when you simply can't swim or hike because of the temperature, and the weather is also fairly agreeable most of the time. Pair this with the range of interesting things to see and do in the surrounding area, and you've got a recipe for a truly great RV vacation.

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Weather
Spring 41.6-60.6 F
Summer 52.6-75.3 F
Fall 44.6-63 F
Winter 35.6-48 F
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Nearby Cities
Hammond, OR
Warrenton, OR
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Fort Stevens State Park

With a rental RV, you can make the most of your trip to Fort Stevens State Park. Enjoy all nature has to offer by camping out right in the thick of it without sacrificing any sense of comfort or security. When you're camping in the area, check out these RV campgrounds that you can use during your trip for a great overnight experience. 

Fort Stevens State Park Campground

In addition to tents, cabins, and yurts, Fort Stevens State Park has its own RV campsites to rent when you visit. Available at $35 per night for spots with electricity and water and $38 per night for spots with full hookups, the campground allows you to enjoy plenty of amenities in addition to having a front-row seat to all the amazing sights and sounds you'll encounter within the park. Picnic tables, showers, restrooms, a boat ramp, a dump station, and much more are available to campers and their pets.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Showers, picnic tables 

Bud's RV Park

Bud's RV Park is an all-in-one RVing experience, merging all the comforts of a good RV park with the convenience of a full community center on the property. Though it's a bit further from Fort Stevens State Park, the wealth of amenities offered to visitors more than makes up for the extra travel time. Things like picnic tables, restrooms, showers, laundry, and free Wi-Fi are added benefits, but the main draw is their on-site bait and tackle shop and grocery. They have a restaurant nearby, and full hookups come standard with most camping spots. Pets are also welcome to join in on the fun. Rates start at $30 per night.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Showers, picnic tables, laundry

Kampers West RV Park

At Kampers West RV Park, you can enjoy a marvelous waterside camping experience complete with a fantastic view and tons of fish to catch. When staying here, campers will have access to things like showers, restrooms, a dump station, a laundry facility, propane refills, a camp convenience store, dog areas, free Wi-Fi, and much more. There are also plenty of community functions you can attend to get to know other RVers. Have some fun in the clubhouse, a 1,600-square-foot building with microwaves and a large TV and VCR. Spots start at around $40 and include full hookups.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Showers, convenience store, dump station

RV Rentals Near Fort Stevens State Park

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Restaurants

What to Do at
Fort Stevens State Park

Inside Fort Stevens State Park

Within Fort Stevens State Park, you'll find a wealth of fun activities to occupy your time. Hiking is always a good bet given the miles upon miles of trails snaking throughout the area, all of them accessible by bike, which you can rent. The central Coffenbury Lake is a popular spot that many choose for swimming and fishing. The Oregon coastline bordering the park is an ideal choice for water-based activities as well. One of the more unique features of the park is the Columbia Shore Disc Golf Course, a nine-hole course you can enjoy when your trip calls for something a bit more structured. There's also the military history museum, where guests can come to learn about the original Fort Stevens, the Union general from which the fort and park take their names, and the territory that would one day become the state of Oregon.

Outside Fort Stevens State Park

There's a lot you can get up to when you're out and about in the Fort Stevens State Park area. Check out some of these restaurants, stores, and points of interest while you're nearby.

Restaurants

The FishMongers

This restaurant takes full advantage of being located right beside the water to craft some of the most delicious seafood dishes you're likely to find anywhere. The shop distinguishes itself from its neighbors by offering a more casual eating affair; customers grab their food to go and eat in their cars or outside at the picnic tables. One of their specialties is their amazing fish and chips made with your choice of fresh-caught fish that may give any English pub a run for its money.

Type: Seafood

Location: 890 Pacific Dr, Hammond, OR 97121

Nisa's Thai Kitchen

This eatery serves up an ample collection of fine Thai dishes for you to enjoy while on your trip. Whether you stop in, get something to go, or choose delivery, all of it will be served piping hot and fresh. Pad thai, pad see ew, fried rice, tom kha soup, curries, and plenty of seafood dishes are just a small sample of what you can expect.

Type: Thai

Location: 575 W Harbor St, Warrenton, OR 97146

Arnie's Cafe

Arnie's Cafe is a cozy spot specializing in lighter breakfast and brunch items made with good ingredients and plenty of love. Whether you're looking for a quick bite or something that will satisfy your sweet tooth, they're sure to have something you'll enjoy. Omelets, biscuits and gravy, sourdough toast, and more fill out their savory menu items while fresh-baked cinnamon rolls, fluffy pancakes, and crispy waffles handle the sweet. There's even a nice local cat that might join you for your meal.

Type: Cafe and diner

Location: 1609 S Main Ave, Warrenton, OR 97146

Shopping

Tackle Time Bait & Charters

Tackle Time Bait & Charters is a local bait shop. Anyone who enjoys fishing either as a hobby or as a sustainable means of catching food can enjoy the folksy atmosphere and quality fishing gear on sale. In addition to bait, though, the staff regularly takes groups of visitors out onto the high seas to fish for tons of delicious creatures of the deep under their knowledgeable guidance.

Location: 530 East Harbor Street, Warrenton, Oregon 97146

Sightseeing

Battery Russell

This is a historic site built near Fort Stevens in 1904. Acting as a barrier between the United States and potential marine offensives by invading armies, the battery has plenty of history behind it that guests can explore. Eventually deactivated in 1944, its attractive but efficient construction and backstory still draw plenty of visitors to this day.

Location: 1675 Peter Iredale Rd, Hammond, OR 97121

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How to Get to
Fort Stevens State Park

To get to Fort Stevens State Park, you'll most likely want to come in from Hammond as it's the closest city to the park. From the city center, you'll want to head west on Oregon Route 104 for about one-fifth of a mile before you turn off onto Lake Drive. The name changes to Northwest Ridge Road shortly after that. Stick to this path for a full mile before turning right onto Peter Iredale Road. This will take you into the park.

Entering Fort Stevens State Park

After getting onto Peter Iredale Road, you'll reach reception at Fort Stevens State Park around half a mile down the path where you can pay any needed fees and park or travel to your reserved campsite. The park is open to day-use visitors from sunrise to sunset each day.

Per Vehicle : $5

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