Riverside State Park RV & Campground Guide


Located in the city of Riverside, Washington, Riverside State Park is 9,194 acres of pure fun. Activities abound for nature lovers, and this is one of the stops you must make on your RV trip if you enjoy kayaking, horseback riding, and freshwater fishing. The closest cities to Riverside are Tonasket and Osoyoos, which is in Canada. The park has a rich history; it was once a bustling stop for the fur trade. Besides being an important hub for commerce, it was also an important site for Native American tribes. With such a dynamic backstory, it is no wonder that Riverside is such a charming location that offers visitors the chance to experience stepping foot on such a historical site, and by stopping here, you contribute to the continuing story of this state park. 

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Spring 45-75 F
Summer 58-91 F
Fall 49-80 F
Winter 24-34 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Riverside State Park

Visiting the sites that you have always wanted to see is easy and convenient when you travel in an RV. You have the time to slow it down and enjoy the whole experience. Finding an RV is quick and stress-free. Just go to  RVshare to find your ideal vehicle. 

Margie’s RV Park

This is the best place to be if you are looking for peace and quiet, although it’s not so quiet as to be boring. Margie’s RV Park is located in a secluded area right off Highway 97 in Riverside. Prices here are very affordable with the daily rate being only $30 and the monthly rate being $450. Additionally, pottery is for sale here, and visitors have a chance to bring home unique gifts for their family and friends.

  • Laundry services

  • Showers

  • Tents

  • Horseshoes

  • Fishing

  • Garden

Riverbend RV Park

Riverbend RV Park is located in the city of Twisp, Washington. It’s about an hour away from Riverside, but the hour’s drive is worth it with all of the amenities and things you can find to do at this campground. Rates start at $27 for tents and $45 for a truck camper.

  • Dog park

  • Wi-Fi

  • Dump station

  • Propane tanks available

  • Bathrooms and showers

  • Playground

  • Full hookups with 30/50-amp electric

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What to Do at
Riverside State Park

Inside Riverside State Park

Being on over 9,000 acres of land means that this state park has a number of options when it comes to how to spend the day. There is something for everyone here. Explore the 55 miles of hiking trails you’ll find, or take a boat out on the lake and go fly-fishing. If you’re more of the adventurous type, you can go rock climbing or water skiing. Additionally, you can explore the area by taking your horse out for a trot. 

Outside Riverside State Park

After you’ve had fun exploring all that Riverside State Park has to offer, why not venture out into the city of Riverside and see what the town has to offer? From themed Western ghost towns to small eclectic stores, it should be a day filled with curiosity, good meals, and a step back into the past. If you love exploring local cuisines and handmade crafts, you'll love this area.


Breadline Café

When you’re in the mood for a delicious breakfast or a fulfilling lunch, the Breadline Café should be on the list. They have been featured in “Northwest Best Places” for a number of years. Bread is made fresh daily here. Additionally, the café offers live music for patrons so that they can listen to good music while they enjoy their dinners.

Type: Casual Dining

Location: 102 South Ash St, Omak, WA 98841

Rancho Chico Family Restaurant

Offering up authentic Mexican cuisine, Rancho Chico Family Restaurant has been in business since 1991, and decades later, they are still serving up amazing traditional dishes to the local citizens around Spokane. This one is a bit of a drive, but since you are all about checking out the new sites in your RV rental, it just may be worth the trip.

Type: Mexican

Location: 9205 N Division St, Spokane, WA 99218

Red Rooster Grill

When you’re in the mood to eat and you can’t decide what you want, Red Rooster Grill is the obvious choice. Cooking up a variety of tastes is nothing new to Chef Leonel as he’s well-versed in the art of cooking American, Italian, French, and Mediterranean dishes. Additionally, the restaurant has gluten-free options available.

Type: Casual Dining

Location: 3 S Main St, Omak, WA 98841

Smallwood Farms

Here, you can stock up on some fresh produce for the journey ahead. Besides this, Smallwood Farms has an outdoor patio seating area where you can sample breakfast or dinner items made from scratch with the wholesome ingredients grown right on the farm.

Type: Casual Dining

Location: 23090 Highway 20, Okanogan, WA 98850

The 509

If you’re looking for a sandwich shop, The 509 is the place to be. You’ll find a large selection of paninis, sandwiches, soups, and salads to choose from for an afternoon lunch.

Type: Sandwiches

Location: 235 2nd Ave N, Okanogan, WA 98840


Detros Western Store

Step back in time to the Wild West. At Detros, you’ll find Western-themed everything from clothing to boots to horse tack. For a little bit of adventure, bring your kids here and continue on exploring the city of Riverside in matching family cowboy hats.

Location: 107 N Main St, Riverside, WA 98849

North 40 Outfitters

North 40 Outfitters is a must for farmers, gardeners, and anyone into recreational fishing or archery. Dubbed a “farm store,” this is a great stop to pick up the much-needed items for your camping trip.

Location: 1227 Koala Dr, Omak, WA 98841

Rockwall Cellars

Have a bit of a wine tasting at Rockwall Cellars. Grab some bottles on your way out to keep your RV stocked.

Location: 110 Nichols Rd, Omak, WA 98841

The Farm Shed

You can find a little bit of everything at The Farm Shed: food, old-fashioned candy, antiques, and more. With its 3,600 square feet filled to the brim with odds and ends, you’ll want to spend some time browsing the aisles for those hard-to-find items.

Location: 521 2nd Ave S, Okanogan, WA 98840

Omak Music Store

Come here to the Omak Music Store when you feel the urge to pick up that musical instrument you’ve always said you wanted to learn. There’s no better time than the present. 

Location: 5 N Main St, Omak, WA 98841


12 Tribes Colville Casinos

Feeling lucky? Try your hand at some of the slot machines or table games found at the 12 Tribes casino. Besides this, get pampered in the spa, or pick one of the many restaurants here for dinner before you game.

Location: 28968 Highway 97, Omak, WA 98841

Okanogan County Historical Museum

Learn about the history of Washington at the Okanogan County Historical Museum. The museum is built a little like a replica of an old town, which adds to its charm. It features many interesting exhibits.

Location: 1410 2nd Ave N, Okanogan, WA 98840

Loup Loup Ski Bowl

Visit Loup Loup Ski Bowl for a day of family fun and skiing. The resort offers up lessons for beginners, and private lessons are available as well.

Location: 97 FS 4200 100 Rd, Okanogan, WA 98840

Valley Lanes Bowling and Arcade

Bring your enthusiasm because you’re about to have a blast here at Valley Lanes Bowling and Arcade. Besides the fun you can expect to have here, the food is delicious. 

Location: 740 E Riverside Dr, Omak, WA 98841

Bodie Ghost Town

Bodie Ghost Town is an abandoned little town in Okanogan County. Buildings still stand, and it’s as though everything is frozen in time. Abandoned furniture is still found in homes. If you like history, this would be an interesting site to visit.

Location: County Road 9495, Okanogan, WA 98840

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How to Get to
Riverside State Park

You will find the park by accessing Interstate 90 and taking exit 280, Maple Street Bridge. Go down about a mile on Maxwell Street where you will turn left. Continue on down Maxwell as it goes west, and then go north on Petit Drive. Keep driving down Petit Drive until you see a golf club. From here, continue on straight into Riverside State Park.

Entering Riverside State Park

The state park is open from 6:30 a.m. until dusk during the summer. During the winter season, the hours are from 8:00 a.m. until dusk. 

If you are planning on camping at Riverside State Park, you will not have to purchase a day pass. For everyone else visiting the park, there is a small charge to enter the grounds.

Riverside State Park Discover Pass (Annual) : $30.0

Riverside State Park Discover Pass (Daily) : $10.0

The state of Washington is full of amazing historical sites to see and fun shops that you don’t often get a chance to see. Send your photos and memories to the team at RVshare at [email protected], or tag the site on Facebook and Instagram when you post your photos.

Frequently Asked Questions About Riverside State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Riverside State Park?

The park offers a variety of activities year-round, including hiking, camping, picnicking, and horseback riding. During fall, the leaves of the deciduous trees change color. The cooler temperatures also make exploring the park's many trails more comfortable.

What is the climate of Riverside State Park?

The summers are typically hot and dry, while the winters are cold and partly cloudy. The park also experiences various microclimates due to its diverse landscape. The park's forested areas are significantly cooler than the open meadows and grasslands.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Riverside State Park?

Riverside State Park is home to a diverse array of wildlife, from small mammals like rodents and rabbits to larger animals like white-tailed deer, elk, and moose. The park has various bird species, including eagles, hawks, and owls.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Riverside State Park?

RVs are welcome in Riverside State Park, and several spots have been designated for RV camping. These sites offer easy access to hook-ups for water and electricity and plenty of space to park your rig.

Are pets allowed at Riverside State Park?

Dogs are welcome in Riverside State Park but must be kept on a leash. They are not allowed in the Spokane River. In addition, owners must pick up after their pets and dispose of waste properly.