A great place for a picnic, hike or just relaxing at the falls. Sunset Falls Campground/Day Use Area is located on the western edge of the Forest, on the Lewis River. The campground has a view of sunset falls and is in close proximity to the Silver Star Hiking area. This site is operated year-round by concessionaire. Visitors enjoy scenic views of the river and a waterfall with other recreation opportunities within a short hike on Sunset falls Trail #174.
The falls are on the East Fork Lewis River at an elevation of 1,000 feet. The campground road and trail path to the falls are paved and shaded by large evergreen trees. There are several hiking trails nearby, including the Silver Star Trail which offers excellent views. The area is also popular with kayakers that visit the East Fork Lewis River.
Fishing is available at nearby Zigzag Lake or Canyon Creek. The East Fork Lewis is open to angling below Horseshoe Falls.
|Park Season||Site Type||Nightly/Daily Rates|
Mid July –
|TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC Double||$12.00|
Sunset Campground is located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Visitors enjoy scenic views of the river and a waterfall within the campground. The campground is open all year.
Sunset Campground offers 18 standard sites that accommodate tents and RVs (22 feet), but no hookups are available. Picnic tables and campfire rings with grills are provided, as are 3 vault toilets and trash receptacles.
GPS Info (Latitude, Longitude)
From I-5 take exit 9 WA 502 for Battle Ground. Go about 7 miles and turn left on WA 503 and head north for about 5.5 miles. Turn right onto NE Rock Creek Rd, which will turn into NE 152nd Ave and then a slight left onto NE Lucia Falls Rd for about 7 miles. Then turn right onto NE Sunset Falls Road, travel for about 7 miles and the campground will be on your right. Location: 40806 NE Sunset Falls Rd, Yacolt WA 98675