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Cascade Locks / Portland East KOA

A scenic 40-mile drive from the brilliant city of Portland is Cascade Locks/Portland East KOA, a peaceful place to stay, far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. This KOA is in Cascade Locks, nestled within the Columbia River Gorge in northern Oregon. The surrounding area perfectly embodies the spirit of the Columbia River, featuring stunning views of the gorge and plenty of state parks and national forests to explore.Aside from its convenient location near Oregon’s largest and most popular city and its naturally beautiful surroundings, Cascade Locks/Portland East KOA is a fantastic place to stay with your campervan rental. This inviting RV park will have you feeling right at home with its cozy campsites perfectly set up to accommodate any kind of RV rental, no matter the size and hookup needs. Tent sites, camping cabins, and deluxe camping cottages are also lodging options on-site.Camp in a motorhome at Cascade Locks/Portland East KOA and you can immediately make use of the park’s many amenities. The refreshing pool is a great place to start, especially when the summertime heat is in full swing. When night falls, you can enjoy stellar views of the starry sky, while luxuriating in the hot tub next to the pool. A playground, game and recreation room, and the dog park are other fun features, and on-site laundry facilities, restrooms, and camp store round out an already enjoyable experience so you can kick back and relax while you're here.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

The Columbia River Gorge is a massive attraction in northern Oregon and southern Washington, lined with campgrounds, state parks, and boat launches. Wygant State Park is worth a visit when you rent an RV near Cascade Locks/Portland East KOA, especially if you like lofty vantage points with sweeping views of the river below. You won’t find much development or any facilities in the park, but there are peaceful hiking trails and an old stretch of abandoned highway that was never completed.Directly next to the Wygant State Park, you can find Viento State Park and Seneca Fouts Memorial State Park. Viento State Park is named for the old train station that once stood there. The park has a seasonal campground where you can park your RV rental if you can’t get enough of the hiking trails and the Columbia River. Due to the high velocity and abundance of wind on the river, Viento State Park is a popular spot for windsurfing and kiteboarding. Seneca Fouts Memorial State Park also has its fair share of hiking trails, old abandoned highway sites, and riverfront swimming and fishing areas.One of Oregon’s most incredible natural treasures is not far from Cascade Locks/Portland East KOA, and when you book an RV in Hood River County, you can easily get to it. Mount Hood National Forest is an absolutely epic woodland paradise blanketing the state’s tallest peak. Millions of people enter the forest each year to explore and navigate their way throughout the million-acre wonderland, teeming with all sorts of wildlife and endemic plant species. Subalpine meadows decorated with every flower imaginable, hidden waterfalls, glacial lakes at altitude, and, of course, the summit of Mount Hood itself are all things that you will want to see when you rent an RV near Cascade Locks/Portland East KOA.

Exploring the City

Cascade Locks might not have the size or the abundance of attractions that Portland does, but there's plenty to do when you take your RV rental for a ride into town. Whether you need to shop for groceries, buy souvenirs, grab a bite to eat, or see some museums, Cascade Locks won’t disappoint. Bonneville Lock & Dam is a marvelous testament to human ingenuity, with four components each worth seeing. The dam and fish ladder are curious features that help visitors understand the science and engineering behind these large systems, with as little impact on the environment as possible. There are a small museum and a fish hatchery on site too, and views from the top often yield rainbows thanks to the water mist rising from the rapids.The Bridge of the Gods is epic as the name suggests, spanning the Columbia River connecting Washington and Oregon. Pictures and views from the bridge are part of the fun, so don't skip out on this human-made modern marvel.Lorang Fine Art is a small art gallery and workshop where you can see some lovely, locally made artwork. You can purchase or see sculptures, metallurgic artwork, and a series of other impressive designs when you visit this small art gallery. If you are hoping to see more big-city attractions, Portland is not far from the RV park, and always worth a day trip.


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Find the perfect RV for Cascade Locks / Portland East KOA

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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.