RV Park At The Bridge

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158 SR 101, Chinook, WA, 98614

Well...life IS an adventure so they say! And we’ve found ours right here in Chinook, WA. 

Here at RV Park At The Bridge in Chinook, WA, the views of the Astoria-Megler Bridge are stunning! We are 1/2 mile West of the Astoria-Megler Bridge on the WA side. The sunrise, the sunset, and the lights of the city of Astoria, Oregon are a real draw for many. Others just love the convenience of being so close to Astoria, Oregon (4 miles across the bridge) yet vacation or live in Chinook, WA.

The previous owners of the RV Park (formerly known as Mauch's Sundown RV Park) became our friends and they knew that with my husband’s skill set (and my hospitable nature), we were the right ones to take over the RV Park when they retired. How could we pass up the opportunity to invest in a Pacific County community, the people who live here in Chinook, WA and those who vacation on the OR & WA Coast. We continue to upgrade and beautify the RV Park...and love on y’all. We feature pull thru RV sites along with tent sites for those seeking more traditional camping. 

Explore along the Columbia River where Lewis and Clark Expedition took place. Visit Columbia River Maritime Museum,The Astoria Column, The Captain George Flavel House Museum especially if you are a Goonie! Challenge yourself at High Life Adventures and go for a thrilling zip line. Visit Historical Fort Stevens State Park & Fort Clatsop.. or have a beet at Fort George Brewery. New breweries & cider houses are popping up, as well as distilleries, so what are you waiting for? Create an adventure!

In WA, check out Fort Columbia Historical State Park, Cape Disappointment and their Waikki Summer Concerting series. Visit Fort Canby State Park in Iiwaco, WA. & North Head Lighthouse. Take a hike, ride a bike, enjoy kayaking or just go fly a kite at the International Long Beach Kite Festival. 

Please come visit, or stay a while. 

We welcome you to RV Park At The Bridge!

Last Updated: 10/13/2021


FHU RV Sites

All reservations selecting a First Responders or Military discount will need to email documentation/identification to RVParkAtTheBridge@gmail.com before reservation is approved. Thank you.

Electricity is included in weekly rates. $80 electric deposit for monthly reservations and electric is not included in monthly reservations.

**Peak season rates apply to special events and holidays**
Pricing will be subject to change during those times.

Reservations in August on weekends have a 2 night minimum stay. Weekends include Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Premium Pull-Thru and Site #1, 2, 21-23 $55.00 $330.00 Choose Your Site
RVs, Trailers, 5th Wheels $50.00 $300.00 Choose Your Site
Walk-in Tent Sites

All reservations selecting a First Responders or Military discount will need to email documentation/identification to RVParkAtTheBridge@gmail.com before reservation is approved. Thank you. 

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Walk-in Tent Sites $25.00 $150.00 Choose Your Site

Quiet Hours

QUIET HOURS are from 10pm until 8am. However, AT ALL TIMES, PLEASE be considerate of others with your generators, radio/stereo/music, TV, and other electronic devices, as well as loud voices/conversations.

NO DRUGS

This RV Park has a strict NO DRUGS policy. You will be asked to leave the Park if you or your guest violates this rule. NO REFUND will be given for any unused portion of any prepaid fees.

Check in/out Times

Check out time is 11:00am. An additional daily fee may be assessed for all late check-outs. Check in time is noon-10pm. It is helpful for us to be made aware of your ETA, so drop us a line or email us! TY

Smoking

NO smoking allowed on the deck, in any buildings, or with in 25 feet of any building. Please respect the property and DO NOT dispose of butts on the ground. PLEASE use receptacles.

RV age/maintenance

RVs, 5th wheels & trailers MUST be 2000 or newer(unless otherwise authorized), be neat in appearance w/ good paint, and be CLEAN at all times.

Behavior

Disorderly conduct, public intoxication, obscene language or disturbing the peace in any way IS NOT tolerated AT ANY TIME. You may be asked to VACATE immediately. NO REFUND will be given for any unused portion of any prepaid fees. Parents are responsible for conduct & behavior of their children AT ALL TIMES. You are responsible for the behavior of your guests AT ALL TIMES.

Responsibility

Management and owners of RV Park At The Bridge are NOT responsible for accidents, injuries, or losses of any kind to any occupant or guest of the Park or their property, vehicles, etc. AT ANY TIME.

Cancellation Policy

Please provide 30 days notice prior to reservation for 50% REFUND on cancellations. NO Refunds if cancellation made within 30 days prior to reservation start date. Once checked in, there are “NO REFUNDS.”

Vehicles

A maximum of 2 vehicles (including the RV) are permitted per site. Please park only in designated parking areas. All vehicles must have current registration. Pending approval: $5.00/add'l vehicle/night or $60.00/month will be charged. Thanks for understanding as parking spaces are limited.

Additional Person Fees

Sites are for 2 adults 2 children under the age of 6. Add'l people are $5/night or $60/mo. Maximum 6 people per site unless otherwise prearranged. Thank you for understanding as extra people put an extra stress on our delicate septic system.

Free WiFi

We have a firm commitment to providing reliable wireless internet to our guests as much as what is within our control to the main router provided by our Internet Service Provider. WiFi is provided on an as-is and as available basis. RV Park At The Bridge does not warrant that the service will be available on all sites, uninterrupted, error-free, or free of harmful components. If internet access is critical for you, bring a device to connect to your own ISP. It is the users' responsibility to maintain updated anti-virus and other protections on their personal device(s). Transmission of any material in any manner that intentionally or unintentionally violates any local, state, national, or international law is prohibited.

Pets & Fees

PETS must be on a leash no longer than 8ft with the Owners on the other end of the leash at all times. This is WA State Law for Dogs. Pets may NOT be tied up outside unless you are present on the space, and the lead must keep the pet in the space assigned to you at all times. DO NOT leave pets unattended in your RV/vehicle. As barking makes for unhappy campers/neighbors, please do what is necessary to keep your pet quiet. PLEASE clean up immediately after your pet does his biz and dispose of it in an outdoor trash bin. No pets allowed in any building at any time. SOME dog breeds are not permitted. All aggressive dog WILL NOT be tolerated. PLEASE contact owner for more information. IF AT ANY TIME YOUR PET OR YOUR GUEST'S PET EXHIBITS AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR YOU MAY BE ASKED TO VACATE THE PROPERTY IMMEDIATELY. NO REFUND will be offered for any unused portion of any prepaid fees. Pet fees: $2 per night/pet. $30 per month/pet. Max 2 pets/site.


Community Showers

Dump Station

Laundry Facilities

Pets Allowed

Toilet

30 Amps

50 Amps

ADA Accessible

Back-in RV Sites

Big Rig Friendly

Community Fire Pit

Community Restrooms

Drinking Water

Fire Pit

Pet Friendly

Picnic Area

Picnic Table

Pull-Thru RV Sites

RV Hookup

RV Sanitation

Sewer Hookups

Shower

Slide Outs

Trash Service

Waterfront

Water Hookups

WiFi

Gravel Roads



Fishing

Beer/Wine Tasting

Biking

Hiking

Kayaking

Kayaking & Canoeing

Kite-Boarding

Scenic Drives

Surfing

Swimming Indoors

Swimming Outdoors

Wildlife Viewing

Boating

Historic Sightseeing

Stargazing

Backpacking



Extended Stay

Military

Pet Friendly

RVing

Remote Work Friendly

Big Rig Friendly

Family Friendly

Tent Camping




Military Discount



Military (Active or Retired)

First Responders


158 SR 101, Chinook, WA, 98614
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This is A VERY OLD aerial view...but you can see that the park is separated into East & West sides by a little creek only accessible by 101.

Note: If your rig is over 30 ft or you are a tenuous driver, PLEASE do not pull into the main park proper until you know what side of the park your site is on.

There is a wide shoulder in front of the park sign that is very convenient to pull over on. We can direct you from there. 

Call 541-595-8303

Wanting more adventure? Check out some favorites!

  • Clark’s Dismal Nitch 230 US101- about ½ mile east of the Park. Dismal Nitch was an important part of Lewis & Clark expedition. They had made their way across the country, only to be stuck here for nearly a week waiting out a fierce winter storm in 1805. Informational signs will guide you.
  • Middle Village Station Camp 354 US101, Chinook WA- about 2 miles west of the Park. There is a paved parking lot that is just off the highway with some RV and bus parking. Enjoy the smooth footpath all the way around through the park. Easily walkable. Wheelchair accessible. It’s about a half mile long. There are several observation decks where you can look out over the area, and lots of informational signs. An interesting feature is the three large concrete canoes where kids are welcome to climb on and enjoy.
  • Fort Columbia State Park 475 US101, Chinook WA- about 3 miles west of the Park. A great example of a pre-World War II coast artillery fort with interpretive signs to explain what you're seeing. It provides a vivid glimpse into the history of the area.The museum in the barracks building provides history of the area and the use of the fort over the years. The movie is excellent! It was a beautiful place for a picnic lunch. Don't miss the Powerhouse trail. It is short, interesting and has a beautiful view.
  • North Head Lighthouse Fort Canby State Park, Ilwaco, WA Beautiful forest trails meander their way to 2 historic lighthouses. A great shooting location for photographers! Ideal for families, children and dogs. Amazing beaches too!



Overall Rating: 4.5


MICHAEL ARTHUR

2.0
1st the Positive: Personable owners & host. Clean, neat facilities. Negatives: Sounds like your camping on a freeway. Though clean, there's only 1 toilet, 1 shower for 60+ sites. Unless you have a car/truck, there's nothing to do but stare at noisy traffic and a glimpse of the bridge/beach & a cliff. Not a bike friendly or even walk friendly place. Is ok for a 1-nighter on the way to some better place to be. We were in what was supposed to be a premium spot. Can't figure out what was premium about it?? We will never return.

Campground Response

Hi Michael. Sorry the road noise in beautiful site#2 was a problem for you. Would have been happy to move you to a different location had I known. The views of the bridge from that site in your 25-foot Class C were certainly fantastic, and that is partially why that site is premium. It's also 50 amp. Regarding the bathrooms, we only rent out about 20 sites to vacationers. Just wanted to clarify that we feel one shower per restroom is plenty especially since most traveling in their RVs have their own fully contained units. Either way, we were still happy to accommodate! Happy Trails, Theresa


James Steffey

2.0
This campground is right next to the road with heavy traffic all day long and into the night. We scheduled for 1 week and left after one night as we could not get any sleep due to the traffic noise. The campsite has RVs next to each other with no buffer or barrier. We've been in many RV camps and this is one that we would never stay at again. The only saving grace is that in the back of the property, there is a nice grassy area.

Mark Gianotti

5.0
Perfect, thanks!

David Lavigne

5.0
Very friendly and helpful staff. Nice facility. Next to highway, so expect some road noise. Great point to visit Cape Disappointment, Long Beach and Astoria, and start your way up the Olympic Peninsula.

Judy Dunbar

4.0
Great site and fabulous view. Camp hosts were very friendly and helpful. Only downside is it is right on the road and the traffic noise can be a bit much. Nice laundry/shower facilities.

Campground Response

Thank you for staying with us Judy. Glad you enjoyed site #1 which is 1st site off 101 so yes that spot has the best views but can be a little noisy. Thank you for your review and hope to accommodate again. Happy trails, Theresa


Erica Andersen

5.0
Diane, Doug & Teresa were all very kind & helpful! We appreciated the very clean restrooms. Being across the street from the river was wonderful! Will have to come back!

M'Leah Woodard

4.0
Hosts are involved and kind. Bathrooms and grounds are spick-and-span clean. For tent campers: road noise is LOUD and all night. Bring earplugs. This is a safe and clean place to camp for one night. Camping is non-partisan; hosts are well-advised to take down Trump paraphernalia. That detracted from - did not add-to - my experience.

Campground Response

Hi m'leah, Glad you and your nephew were able to enjoy the property. Happy trails, Theresa


Nancy Bukowski

4.0
This is a small park, but a great location. The hosts were absolutely wonderful and very helpful. The showers and bathrooms were exceptionally clean and shampoo, lotion, etc. were readily available. There is a lovely little creek flowing through the campground and the back has been fixed up with chairs and areas for fires. It was very enjoyable. The one thing we could have used was a picnic table.

Campground Response

Hi Nancy. Thank you for your review. Helpful for other campers! Yes we're working on picnic tables and had you requested I would have tried to one for you As there are quite a few within the campground. We look forward to accommodating again at some time in the future. Happy trails, Theresa


Darlene Carlson

5.0
We are so grateful that you accommodated us by working it out so we could stay in the same spot and not have to move. Your camp hosts also were very kind. We love the flower bouquet derived to our door. This is one of the best campgrounds we have ever stayed at.

Campground Response

Thank you very much Darlene and we were so glad that you are able to go on your excursion and not worry about having to move. The flowers were a special little gift from me to you. Happy trails, Theresa


Jennifer Harmon

3.0
The view was incredible. The owners/hosts were also awesome! Mr helped park us, and gave us a run down on what was in the area and a very sweet older woman gave us our rules and regulations with other things to do in the area. All great! However, either I misunderstood or read it wrong, which my bad, I'll own it, I thought we were going into a pull thru, and I thought I read that there were fire rings at each campsite; there were neither. There ARE fire pits, but not at the campsites. And as much as I realized that we were going to be close to the road, I didn't realize I'd be right on top of the road (again, NOT their fault, I needed to do more research)....the road noise was almost too much. Our neighbors pole lost power which had him using his VERY LOUD generator. He did turn it off at 10, but instead of waiting until 8, turned it back on before 7, which woke us up. I'm sure we weren't the only ones bothered by this. It was our last day, so we let it go...and the owners were trying. I don't fault them. They were super nice for our entire visit. Just know that there's a lot of road noise and if generators are going, they're also loud. We appreciated the stay, but don't really think it was worth the amount we paid, sadly. Gorgeous views, and awesome hosts through and through.

Campground Response

Hi Jennifer! Just to clarify a few things Yes, on our online system, you can choose a "premium site" price catagpry but not which one premium site it will be. Unfortunately we were unaware of your desire for the pull through. Had we known, perhaps we could have accommodated. We placed you in a premium site with an incredible view. Yes road noise.. I guess there's a slight payoff for that view! With regards to the generator we are so sorry for that. I guess things do break down and we were able to replace a main line the next day. I do not believe there's anywhere on my site that says there are fire pits in each site as there are not ~You are right. We do have a number of great community fire pits. We do permit campers to have their own propane fire pits in individual sites. Thank you for your kind words. We wish you wellness and happy trails, Theresa


Gonghang Wei

5.0
The people here are very friendly. We like this RV camp. It only takes 10 minutes to get to Long Beach and Oregon. We hope to visit here again.

Campground Response

Thank you for wonderful review. We hope it is helpful for others traveling as well. We hope to accommodate in the future! Happy trails to you, Theresa


Kathy Eigenberger

5.0
Clean with a beautiful view. Traffic was a bit noisy but tapered off at night. We were traveling through and were glamping. Not building fires and camping. It was perfect for us. Very friendly

Campground Response

Thank you Kathy for your kind & truthful words. We appreciate you staying with us and look forward to accommodating again. Happy trails, Theresa


David Monroe

5.0
Preston and Theresa were responsive to our needs and made our stay great. Site one is terrific and ready for any RV to enjoy. The view is fantastic.

Liz Botha

4.0
The camp hosts are very helpful and friendly and campgrounds are very well maintained. Road on which the campground is is unfortunately very noisy, right through the night, but the view over the bay is stunning.

Paul Garcia

4.0
The owners are fantastic. Bathrooms are super clean and the grounds are well maintained as well. There are some various fire rings throughout the campground and some chairs to use too. There is also a fantastic view from the rear deck! The only negative is it is right off the highway, but this is my second time here and I that have not let that detract from all the positive things about this park. It also a short drive to Astoria and Cape Disappointment. Looking forward to our next visit.

B Deichamn

4.0
Hosts were very welcoming and helpful. Was close to road so the noise bothered us a few nights but overall was a great location. Would definitely stay again. Thank you.

Kathleen Talso

5.0
Loved the park, the deck and sitting areas, the views, the park hosts, as well! We will be back!!!!

Campground Response

Your kind words mean a lot to us. We're glad you enjoyed the property. We look forward to accommodating next time! We love our repeat customers. Be well friends, Theresa


Christina Ptak

4.0
Site was clean and well maintained. Beautiful surroundings. My family used the tent site but the RV sites seemed cramped.

Patty Harris

4.0
Super host, owners and sites. A 4 star only due to highway noise. But that’s the price of such a convenient spot to overnight. Be sure to check out the beautiful landscaping.

Campground Response

Thank you Patty. We really enjoy beautifying the park and making it welcoming. A little labor of love lol Glad you enjoyed the property. Hope to accommodate next time. Happy trails, Theresa


Geronima Lopez

2.0
Our reservation was completely messed up and had to cancel half of our family on 4th of July trip. I called and spoke with Therese 3 times. I clearly explained my intent. I paid/booked for 1 space for 2 adults, 2 teens 2 tents and 2 cars. Another one of my sister's also call to pay/book her own space. I let Therese know we had a large group and family and if I could go ahead and reserve/pay for them she said yes. She said that she had a group site that she could put us all at. When we started going over the head count, she seemed rushed and frustrated because she kept talking about my other sister's reservation which was already set and paid for and out of the way and separate from my reservation, and told me to just go ahead and bring the remaining family (4 adults,...the day of, and we could just pay the difference at the RV park upon arrival. My 3rd call I spoke with her and clearly explained "hi Therese, I'm sorry to be a pest, I just want to make sure we are ALL on the same page so there are no surprises" I asked her if there was a limit to the number of tents we could have and she replied "not a limit depending how tight you wanna be" She explained that the group site had 3 main spaces and each could fit 2 of 4-6 person size tent or 1, 10 person size tent. She even sent me pictures from her cell to mine showing me the entire group site that we would have (since she kept bringing up my sisters reservation anyway) I said "great, so we will have all 3 spaces with 2 tents in each space, 2 adults per tent" and she said "yes we'll put you all in the back its a beautiful space back there next to the creek and you guys will love it" As it stood,, one "space" was already paid for by myself and the 2nd space was taken by my sister on a separate reservation. The remaining space to pay was for space # 3 and per Therese, we had planned to do that the day of. The only correct info I was given was that there was limited parking so we planned accordingly to car pool. One sister arrived Fri night (1 night early then the rest of the clan) and there was another family (not part of our clan) already set up in one of the spaces. They said they had booked a couple hours before they arrived. My sister called me and I called Therese at the RV park, and she went back on everything she said and tried to rudely hang up on me and basically said "no honey sorry thats not gonna work, sorry uh huh thanks for calling bye" I said wait a sec there has been miscommunication obviously and I have family coming what can we do and she continued to brush me off. I said we spoke 3 times, I made my intent clear, you said everything was good and in order and she said "nope sorry thats not gonna happen, you can revoke your reservation with no refund should u chose to do so" There was no talking with her or negotiating, she could care less that she went back on her word. I camp often and visit RV parks and I understand the importance of details and clear communication. Long story short we had to call family members and let them know they couldn't come. We were bummed and would have canceled but we would not be refunded. The remaining clan decided to try and make the best of it. Upon arrival, Therese approached and said "sorry for the confusion, I need to know everybody who will be in my park, your sister said 11 people!" She was correct, the initial intent/reservation was 11 people total that is what we had agreed on and spoke about on 3 calls, wasn't until the night before she let us know it was no longer ok. I was already there and how could I argue with her and possibly get thrown out if I gave her a piece of my mind, I wouldn't put it past her. It was obvious the lady was either ex methhead or on cocaine. She spoke and moved super fast and her thoughs and paperwork were all out of order and all over the place. They went over my paperwork repeatedly quoted one amount and then another and then tried to blame me. We made the best of it, the space itself wasn't so bad and we got lucky the family at our group were nice people. The park itself was definitely crowded. She crammed RV's really close and wherever she could fit them. Point was to make money nothing else mattered. I'm sure she won't care since parking space/camp sites, especially in the summer or holiday is so limited that people are desperate and will go anywhere and she likely will have plenty of business no matter what. We Will never return.

Campground Response

If all the information had been forthcoming, perhaps we all would have had a better experience. Was definitely a surprise when you showed up with an extra trailer. Glad you were able to utilize so much of our firewood without permission. Happy trails to you all.