McNary Lock & Dam, Lake Wallula

Hood Park

Latitude, Longitude: 46.213130, -119.015107

Hood Park, in Eastern Washington, is on Lake Wallula, formed by McNary Lock and Dam on the Washington/Oregon border. Two miles downstream, Lewis and Clark camped at the confluence of the Snake River before continuing down the Columbia River on their historic journey to the Pacific Ocean. While at the park you can enjoy camping, fishing, boating, swimming, or just relax under a shade tree. Hood Park campground offers 69 paved sites with electric hookups; 43 sites are reservable while the rest are first-come, first-serve. The campground has a dump station, boat ramp, shower/restroom, and playground. Each site is surrounded by lush green grass with mature shade trees scattered throughout the park. Other amenities include fire pits/grills, tables, horseshoe pits, basketball court, nature trails, and swimming area. Hood Park is convenient to the Tri-Cities where there are shopping malls, a semi-pro baseball team, and wineries. There is also a wildlife refuge next to the park which provides habitat for migrating waterfowl, bald eagles, shoreline birds, and other resident wildlife.

Directions

3 miles south of Pasco, Washington, on U.S. Highway 12, at junction of Highway 124.