Very scenic rest area right by the highway, free and legal to overnight (sign says 8hrs max.). Beautiful view across the Columbia River, to Astoria and the bridge. Picnic tables.
Some traffic noise during the day, quiet at night. Level. And probably rainy. ;-)
Blog: Fabian Pickel
Place: Dismal Nitch Rest Area
Visited: June 9th, 2017
Location: 46.24962, -123.85923