Gifford Pinchot National Forest

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NF-2329, Randle, WA 98377, USA
360-497-1103360-497-1103

This campground is located in a high elevation stand of lodgepole pine and mixed conifers. There are 13 sites, 26 hi-line posts, one mounting ram and two manure bins. Water for stock is available. Bring your own drinking water. Mt. Adams Wilderness is just outside the campground to the south. Numerous trails are nearby including the High Lakes Trail #116, Keenes Trail #120 and Muddy Meadows Trail #13. Be sure to fill out a Wilderness Permit before riding in the Wilderness.

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This large campground (100 sites) is located right off of US Highway 12 at the junction of the Clear Fork of the Cowlitz and the Ohanapecosh Rivers. It is situated in an old growth stand of Douglas Fir, Hemlock and Cedar. Most sites offer good privacy. The Purcell Falls Trail #162A and the Blue Hole Trail #167 originate from the campground and offer views of the falls and the Blue Hole along the Ohanapecosh. This is a great destination for those traveling through looking for an overnight stay and also makes a great central location for an extended stay while exploring the local area.

MCF7+VR Packwood, WA, USA
360-497-1103360-497-1103

This large campground is located right off of US Highway 12 at the junction of the Clear Fork of the Cowlitz and the Ohanapecosh Rivers. It is situated in an old growth stand of Douglas Fir, Hemlock and Cedar. Most sites offer good privacy. The Purcell Falls Trail #162A and the Blue Hole Trail #167 originate from the campground and offer views of the falls and the Blue Hole along the Ohanapecosh. This is a great destination for those traveling through looking for an overnight stay and also makes a great central location for an extended stay while exploring the local area.

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Paradise Creek Campground is a serene area that is heavily shaded by large old-growth evergreen trees and located on Paradise Creek. An easy short trail winds through the campground. It is about 5 miles from the Falls Creek Falls Trailhead making the campground a good location for waterfall lovers. There is drinking water and a host during the season.

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Panther Creek Campground offers wooded campsites within walking distance of Panther Creek. Panther Creek Falls is about four miles north of the campground on Forest Road 65. There is access to hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail which runs close to the campground. In the season the campground has drinking water and a host.

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Blue Lake Creek Campground is a small campground just off Forest Road 23. The campground itself is located in a small hardwood stand surrounded by conifers. Sites are typically open and grassy. This campground is popular with Off Highway Vehicle users and can become noisy when trail bikes come and go. Valley Trail #270 can be accessed from the campground. This trail is a heavily used motorized trail. The High Log Trail #295 is directly across from the campground. This hiker only trail is only .3 miles long and drops down to a nice pool on the Cispus River.

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Among large old maple and cottonwood trees, this campground offers a quiet family camping experience. The campground is located along the Wind River with access to fishing, hiking, biking and picnicking.

This site is very near the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Wind River Hatchery, where you may view spring Chinook.

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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.

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Oklahoma Campground is located on the Little White Salmon River. The campground is fairly flat, partly wooded with some open meadow. The large sites make it a favorite of smaller groups who don’t quite need a full group campground. Fishing is available on Little White Salmon River adjacent to the campground. Hiking is available from the campground on the Monte Carlo Trail #52.

4MVF+38 Cougar, WA, USA
(360) 449-7800(360) 449-7800

Kalama Horse Camp is located just outside the west boundary of Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. 27 sites accommodate primarily equestrian users, with nearby access to trails for horseback riding, hiking and biking. Sixteen reservable campsites are for equestrians with trailers only. There are ten first come, first serve, standard non-equestrian sites, and one host site.

cody horse campground
This campground features 16 pull-through campsites. The many trees provide plenty of shade, but not much space for portable corrals. There is also a day use trailhead for the Klickitat Loop Trail #7A within the campground. Heading south on the Klickitat riders can tie into to the Spring Creek Trail #115 and the High Lakes Trail #116.
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Goose Lake is a popular fishing, boating and swimming lake. It is especially good for children. The lake is stocked with fish several times a season. The day use area has parking, picnic tables, a vault toilet and a boat ramp. Campsites are located in level spots on the hillside with attractive views of the lake. Parking for the sites is on the road side. The sites are walk in and allow tent camping only.

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This campground is located near the Mt. Adams Wilderness. It is located in a high elevation stand of Lodgepole Pine and Silver Fir. It is a good place to camp prior to heading into the northern trails of the Wilderness.

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This wooded area along the Adams Fork of the Cispus River makes a great campground location. The campground contains historic basket trees used by the Upper Cowlitz Tribe and has interpretive signage. The campground is located near the Off Highway Vehicle trails of Blue Lake Ridge and the Valley Trail and is frequented by motorized users

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In the summer this sno park is the site of Atkinsson Group Camp. Located in a pleasant forested area, it has a large paved area with plenty of room for RVs. The surrounding terrain is has unused spur roads suitable for hiking and biking. The site is close to the interesting lava tube formations, Ice Caves and Natural Bridges, and in huckleberry season early season huckleberry fields.

There is a shelter with a wood stove and in winter, this area serves as Atkisson Sno-Park. This group camp has access to multiple day trips including Ice Caves, Natural Bridges and Goose Lake.

cat creek campground, wa
This campground is located near the Mt. Adams Wilderness. It is located in a high elevation stand of Lodgepole Pine and Silver Fir. It is a good place to camp prior to heading into the northern trails of the Wilderness
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Soda Spring Campground is a small, rustic site located at the end of Forest Road 4510.052 in a stand of Douglas fir, western hemlock, and silver fir. The Campground has 6 sites suitable for tent camping, pickup campers, or smaller trailers. Summit Creek is nearby but not visible from the site but there are a number of dispersed sites along the creek in the area. Sites have moderate screening and are not crowded. There is one old-style double vault toilet and an information board. All sites have tables and fire rings with grill feature.

This campground tends to be lightly used and quiet, with only minor local traffic. The access route is moderately steep single lane with occasional pullouts. Larger trailers are not recommended.

The Cowlitz Trail #44 trailhead is located in the campground, providing access to the adjacent William O. Douglas Wilderness. Horses are prohibited in the site please use the nearby Soda Spring Horse Trailhead. Local attraction is a small soda spring, site of old bottling facility. No structures remain.

F627+82 Cora, WA, USA
360-497-1103360-497-1103

This campground is located near the Cispus River and right on the +AA14banks of the North Fork of the Cispus River. The campground includes three group sites and the main campground. Two trails are accessible directly from the campground. River Trail # 131 is a relatively flat .6 mile trail that goes behind the group sites. The North Fork Trail #122 is a 1.6 mile trail that starts behind the old Guard Station and climbs quickly to the bluff above the campground. Several vistas provide good views of the Cispus River.

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This nice wooded campground is bordered on two sides by the Little White Salmon River in a thick forest of Douglas Fir, Hemlock, Cedar, true Fir, and Big Leaf Maples. It is just north of the Columbia River and nearby wind surfing sites. It has drinking water and a host during the season.

Moss Creek Campground offers excellent fishing. Elevation at 1400 feet offers a very cool summer-camping experience for small RVs and tent

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This campground, on the shores of Ollalie Lake, offers several small sites and one larger area with room for RVs. The sites offer scenic views of Mt. Adams from the lake. It’s located in a high elevation stand of lodgepole and subalpine pine. Mosquitos can be numerous in the early season.

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