Peterson Prairie Campground

45.58105600, -121.39369792
4250 Mosier Creek Road Mosier Oregon 97040 US

Peterson Prairie Campground is an attractive campground with level, well shaded graveled sites.  This site is located near large huckleberry fields making the campground very popular during huckleberry season.  It has easy access on a paved road. The popular tourist spots, Natural Bridges and Ice Caves are nearby. There is drinking water and in season a host in the campground.

Reservation Information

Calling 1-877-444-6777

Campground Information
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Early Jan –
Late Dec

Know Before You Go:

No potable water at this site October through Mid-June.
Entry to the cabin is by a combination lock; the combination is given in your confirmation letter

Camping & Recreation

The Peterson Cabin is located on the Mt. Adams Ranger District, is powered by propane, and wood heat and can sleep six people. The cabin was salvaged from demolition in 2014 and moved into place of a cabin that was razed by fire in 2012. The cabin has been meticulously restored and is open year round. Between December 1st and April 1st the road to the cabin is closed. Parking at Atkisson Sno-Park is required between these dates and a Washington State Sno-Park Pass is required. Ski, snowshoe or snowmobilers can access the cabin from Atkisson Sno-Park.

Services & Facilities

Peterson Cabin accommodates up to six guests. The rustic cabin’s lower floor has an accessible bedroom with a double bed, a kitchen area and living/dining room with two loveseats and a fireplace/wood stove insert. Propane lighting and heating are provided throughout. The kitchen is equipped with a propane cook top, stove, and refrigerator, pots and pans, dishes and utensils, as well as a dining table and four chairs. An outdoor picnic table and vault toilet are on-site. Firewood is provided.

No water is available during from October through Spring; guests must bring plenty for drinking, cooking and washing. In the summer months potable water is available.

Although the cabin has several amenities, guests do need to provide their own sleeping bags, linens, towels, dish soap, matches, first aid kit, toilet paper and garbage bags. Bringing an additional light source in case of emergencies is also advised.

Within Facility
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Non-Smoking
  • Accessibility
  • Bed(s) with mattress
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Cooking Pots
  • Firewood
  • Table & Chairs
  • Accessible Vault Toilets

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude)

45.58105600, -121.39369792

From Vancouver take Highway 14 East to Highway 141, then go North to Trout Lake WA. Peterson Prairie Cabin is located 7 miles from Trout Lake, Washington, along Forest Road 24. At Trout Lake go 4 Miles past the Mt. Adams Ranger Station at the end of Highway 141. Continue West on Forest Road 24 for 2.5 miles, the site will be on your left. During the snow-free months (typically June-October), guest can drive directly to the cabin. The road to the cabin is closed to wheeled vehicles December through April. Cabin renters park their vehicles at the Atkisson Sno-Park and ski, snowshoe or snowmobile an 2.5 miles to the cabin. A Washington Sno-Park permit is required December 1 through April 1 for each parked vehicle. Guests may call the Mt. Adams Ranger District at (509) 395- 3400 to obtain current conditions close to their reservation date. Refunds will not be given due to limited access caused by snow.