There are two campgrounds in the Columbia Gorge which are adjacent to the Union Pacific main. The first one is called Viento State Park which is approx. 8 miles west of Hood River. Some of the sites backup to the rideaway. There is a grade crossing in the campground which requires the trains to sound their horns. This gets a bit noisy during the night if your in a tent. The other campground is Ainsworth State Park. This campground is about 16 miles east of Troutdale, and is actually across the road from the tracks, so it is a bit more quiet.
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