Hood River at Tucker Park

Hood River, Oregon
Administrado por Columbia Riverkeeper

This county park on the Hood River offers a day use area with a shelter as well as camping sites. Hike down the trail towards the river to find small sandy beaches tucked in the boulders. The park is a great access point for fishers, swimmers, kayakers and tubers. Beware of currents, rocks and other underwater hazards. Amenities include a picnic shelter, restrooms and 90 camping sites.
Volunteers with Columbia Riverkeeper's Water Quality Monitoring Program have monitored this site since 2006. In the summer months Riverkeeper monitors weekly for E.coli contamination.
Please pack out your trash.

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • No data available
  • Estado Actual
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Columbia Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
9°C
Clear and sunny
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled semanalmente from 1 Junio to 20 Septiembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Oregon state water quality standard provides that a single sample shall not exceed 406 E.coli colonies/100 mL of water and the geometric mean of 5 samples within 30 days shall not exceed 126 colonies/100 mL. The EPA recommended standard is more protective and provides that a single sample shall not exceed 235 colonies/100mL and the geometric mean of 5 samples within 30 days shall not exceed 126 colonies/100mL.

The Swim Guide will utilize the EPA standard for Oregon beaches.

There is currently very limited water quality monitoring of Oregon's inland swim beaches. The federal Beach Act does not cover freshwater or riverine beaches, and the state of Oregon does not monitor swim beaches or recreation sites on the Columbia. Columbia Riverkeeper monitors recreation sites in the Columbia River Gorge through their Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program. Most sites are sampled monthly and high priority sites are sampled weekly from June-September.

The Swim Guide's safety ratings are based solely on E.coli levels. While E.coli concentration is a useful indicator of fecal contamination, there are many other potential sources of pollution that are not reflected in the Swim Guide. These include other bacteria, heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, and pesticides that may harm aquatic life. On the Columbia and other salmon rivers, high temperatures threaten fish that need cold water. If you are interested in getting involved or learning more about the Columbia River, visit www.columbiariverkeeper.org.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Hood River at Tucker Park

Hood River, Oregon
Administrado por Columbia Riverkeeper

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • No data available
  • Estado Actual
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Columbia Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
9°C
Clear and sunny

This county park on the Hood River offers a day use area with a shelter as well as camping sites. Hike down the trail towards the river to find small sandy beaches tucked in the boulders. The park is a great access point for fishers, swimmers, kayakers and tubers. Beware of currents, rocks and other underwater hazards. Amenities include a picnic shelter, restrooms and 90 camping sites.
Volunteers with Columbia Riverkeeper's Water Quality Monitoring Program have monitored this site since 2006. In the summer months Riverkeeper monitors weekly for E.coli contamination.
Please pack out your trash.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled semanalmente from 1 Junio to 20 Septiembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Oregon state water quality standard provides that a single sample shall not exceed 406 E.coli colonies/100 mL of water and the geometric mean of 5 samples within 30 days shall not exceed 126 colonies/100 mL. The EPA recommended standard is more protective and provides that a single sample shall not exceed 235 colonies/100mL and the geometric mean of 5 samples within 30 days shall not exceed 126 colonies/100mL.

The Swim Guide will utilize the EPA standard for Oregon beaches.

There is currently very limited water quality monitoring of Oregon's inland swim beaches. The federal Beach Act does not cover freshwater or riverine beaches, and the state of Oregon does not monitor swim beaches or recreation sites on the Columbia. Columbia Riverkeeper monitors recreation sites in the Columbia River Gorge through their Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program. Most sites are sampled monthly and high priority sites are sampled weekly from June-September.

The Swim Guide's safety ratings are based solely on E.coli levels. While E.coli concentration is a useful indicator of fecal contamination, there are many other potential sources of pollution that are not reflected in the Swim Guide. These include other bacteria, heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, and pesticides that may harm aquatic life. On the Columbia and other salmon rivers, high temperatures threaten fish that need cold water. If you are interested in getting involved or learning more about the Columbia River, visit www.columbiariverkeeper.org.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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