Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington Camping & Hiking

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Activities

BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Washington Campgrounds

Atkisson Group camp

Moss Creek campground

Oklahoma campground

North Fork Campground (WA)

Iron Creek Campground

Tower Rock Campground

Adams Fork Campground

Walupt Lake Campground

Takhlakh Lake Campground

Paradise Creek campground

Beaver Campground

Peterson Prairie Campground

North Fork Bear Group Camp

North Fork Beaver Group Camp

North Fork Elk Group Camp

Panther Creek campground

Blue Lake Creek Campground

La Wis Wis Campground

Big Creek

GOVT MINERAL SPRINGS GUARD STA

Peterson Prairie Cabin

Sunset Camp

LOWER FALLS CAMPGROUND

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Washington Hiking Trails

Climbers Bivouac Trailhead

Lava Canyon Interpretive Site

Coldwater Lake Picnic and Boating Site

Harmony Falls Viewpoint

Meta Lake Interpretive Site

Science and Learning Center at Coldwater

Smith Creek Trailhead (Road 8322)

Trailhead: South Coldwater

Norway Pass Trailhead

Trailhead: Hummocks/ Boundary

Trailhead: Independence Pass

Trailhead: Chain-of-Lakes

Trailhead: High Rock/Greenwood Lake

Horse Camp: Keenes

Trailhead: Jackpot Lake

Trailhead: Soda Springs

Trailhead: Lewis River/Quartz Creek

Trailhead: Wright Meadows

Trailhead: Upper Gotchen Creek (FR 8040)

Trailhead: McClellan Meadows-Lower

Trailhead: Bluff Lake

Trailhead: Buck Creek-Lower

Trailhead: Clear Fork

Trailhead: Cortright

Trailhead: Crofton Ridge East

Trailhead: Falls Creek Falls

Trailhead: Filloon

Trailhead: Killen Creek

Trailhead: Middle Trail (Upper)

Trailhead: Monte Carlo-Lower

Trailhead: Monte Carlo-Upper

Trailhead: Monte Cristo-Lower

Trailhead: Monte Cristo-Upper

Trailhead: Muddy Meadows

Trailhead: Pine-Way

Trailhead: Sand Lake

Trailhead: Siouxon

Trailhead: Sleeping Beauty

Trailhead: Snipes Mountain

Trailhead: South Climb

Related Link(s)

More Washington Recreation Areas

Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Whether you seek solitude, social activity, creative inspiration, wildlife, forest products or scenic beauty, you can find it in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. 

Recreation sites on the forest are grouped into three geographic areas:

Site Conditions: Scroll to Recreation Conditions Report below the map

Some campgrounds and group sites are available to reserve in advance at Recreation.gov.