Hipcamp host Sol M.,
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Covid Update: Due to the pandemic we're only accepting limited guests with a two night minimum. If you'd like to stay for more than two nights please send us a note and we can open additional nights for you, for instance beginning a weekend stay Thursday. We've also added a foot-pump hand washing station and hand sanitizer.

The Rose Garden is a large, private campsite

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Covid Update: Due to the pandemic we're only accepting limited guests with a two night minimum. If you'd like to stay for more than two nights please send us a note and we can open additional nights for you, for instance beginning a weekend stay Thursday. We've also added a foot-pump hand washing station and hand sanitizer.

The Rose Garden is a large, private campsite, rented exclusively to one group at a time, featuring both a large grassy area plus the Rose Creek Hut. It has spectacular views of the Columbia as it flows into the Pacific, with a chorus of shorebirds as ships sail by. Native vegetation greens the surrounding slopes, and a variety of wildlife wander through. 

Remnants of the canneries and ghost towns of Altoona and Cottardi Station are visible, and it's a wonderful location for birding. Regular visitors include a multitude of bald eagles, cormorant and sea lions. It's an excellent spot to shipwatch, as craft sailing up-river float right past the Gardens. Rose Creek has a small stretch through the campsite, restored with native plants and lending gentle sounds to the ambiance. 

Our Rose Creek Hut is also located here, a rustic structure with a comfy full size memory foam mattress on frame and wonderful views of the Columbia. Please provide your own bedding i.e. sleeping bags and such. 

Rental price also includes one bundle of handcut firewood per night of stay, two gallons of potable water, and a dish washing station with tub and water. Note: the base price of 65 covers the first two people; an additional charge of 11.50 per person per night applies beyond the first two guests, including children. We can accept large groups of roughly a dozen in this campsite.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Sol a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Biking along Pillar Rock Road offers incredible views of the Columbia and Grays Rivers.

Fishing

We are located right on the Columbia River, and close to Grays and Deep River.

Hiking

We are short drive from several State and local parks.

Paddling

The Columbia River makes for great paddling, as does the Grays.

Wind sports

Although we have yet to host wind surfers, the Lower Columbia in general often does.

Wildlife watching

The Rose Gardens offers a wide variety of wildlife viewing options, and is our main birding site. Eagles, pelicans, osprey and ...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Rose Garden in Washington.

Forest

The Rose Garden is surrounded by PNW forest, restored with native species.

River, stream, or creek

The Rose Gardens is adjacent to the Columbia, and also has a restored stream running through it. The stream has been restored ...Read more

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Hipcamper Lauren
Lauren R.
recommends this listing.
September 20th, 2021

This was a great spot, we really enjoyed our weekend here. Sol was very helpful and thoughtful. We loved the hut and would happily stay here again!

Hipcamper Jessica

Perfect weekend get away

Jessica P.
recommends this listing.
September 5th, 2021

The property was amazing and a great place for solo camping or a larger group with children or dog. It was well maintained and clean. A night you have a perfect view of Astoria I’d the sky’s are clear. With the opportunity to watch boats port in and out.
Sol was an amazing host and even set up some tome over the phone to share some history of the land and give some insight to what we could expect while out on the property. He also provided fire wood a d fresh water to clean dishes and wash hands!
I am so excited about my stay, and have already started to plan the next trip!

Hipcamper Lance

Great location!

Lance D.
recommends this listing.
August 30th, 2021

Amazing spot on the most peaceful part of the Columbia River.

Hipcamper Gracie
Gracie M.
recommends this listing.
August 23rd, 2021

The Rose Garden was an amazing place to camp. Sol (the host) was extremely helpful and so considerate of camper needs. It was the perfect getaway for our family!

Hipcamper Matthew
Matthew A.
recommends this listing.
August 22nd, 2021

Thanks Sol, was great to return.

Hipcamper Lisa

Relaxing and private…

Lisa F.
recommends this listing.
August 9th, 2021

The Rose Garden delivered exactly what we needed for our girl’s weekend. The view, the wildlife, the amenities, and in particular the privacy ensured we had a veeerrry relaxing time.
Sol was very thorough and helpful in his description of all that the Rose Garden has to offer.
Despite two days of rain, we thoroughly enjoyed our time thanks to the use of the Hut that is included with the site.
There is plenty of space to spread out. There was only three of us, but it would have been a great spot for a family or two together.

Spacious!View from the stack on the riverside
Hipcamper Lauren

Beautiful place to stay

Lauren I.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2021

Beautiful and peaceful spot on the river. Always a wonderful time, the host has thought of everything you need to be comfortable in your stay.

Hipcamper Teresa
Teresa L.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2021

Thanks for having us as your guest

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Hipcamper Sally

Great retreat and restoration spot

Sally S.
recommends this listing.
July 3rd, 2021

The Rose Garden was a great place to stay along the Columbia. Beautiful, private and cozy. The little hut was awesome, as was Sol. He is generous with wood, water and maintaining the land.

It's location is great. Remote, but still in easy drive to fun adventure spots like Astoria, Long Beach and Cape Disappointment. Rosburg has a little store for things you might have forgotten.

Great wildlife watching spot too. I spent my time there with 4 eagles - 2 mature and 2 immature. They would regularly fly overhead and settle in nearby trees.

I will be back for sure.

Property
Rose Creek Retreat
State
Washington
Country
United States
$68/night
1 Site

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