I wonder what people will think it was for in 2000 years?
If you're ever out that way there is a real pleasant state park on the Washington side and COE dispersed camping on both sides of the river up by the John Day dam.
|John Day dam from the WA side|
|Some of the Oregon side COE dispersed camping|
|Dispersed area on the Washington side|
There is a lot of space for camping. There is native fishing, trains, barges, windsurfers and other traffic to watch on the river.
Look for Rufus Oregon on your map