Sand Station Recreation Area (Lake Wallula)

General Information
Type of Recreation: Day-Use
State: Oregon
County: Umatilla
Administering Office: McNary Lock & Dam
Location: Lake Wallula, Columbia River Mile 300, south river bank
Acreage: 8
Highway Directions: 10.5 miles east of Umatilla, Oregon and Highway 730. Follow highway signs.

Camping Area:

Open: May - Sept.
One Group Camping Area(By permit only): Contact McNary Dam Ranger Desk for Reservations and Permit at 541-922-2268

Day-Use Area:
Vault Toilets
Swimming Area (own risk)

Season and Hours of Operation
Day Use Are: Year round, during daylight hours.

Group Camping Area: May - Sept.

Operating Agency
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Address: PO Box 1230
Umatilla, OR 97882-1441
Phone: 541-922-2268 Recreation Information

Distance to Nearest
Hospital: 17 Miles (Good Shepherd Hospital, 541-567-6483)
Grocery Store: 3 Miles
Motel: 21 Miles
Restaurant: 21 Miles
Airport: 27 Miles
Auto Mechanic: 22 Miles

Pets must be kept on a leash. Horses and hunting are prohibited.  In an emergency call 911.

Contact Us

Tri-Rivers Natural Resources Management-
McNary Office

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
PO Box 1230
Umatilla, OR 97882
Phone: 541-922-2268


(Manages from McNary Dam to Hwy 12 Bridge)

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